Top 10 Great BURG Bootloader Themes
BURG is a boot loader for Linux based on GRUB. BURG has a highly configurable menu system which works in both text and graphic mode and it features a themeable interface.
The BURG bootloader allows you to have a very nice visual boot loader for dual booting operating systems. This collection of themes showcases several themes which you can use to create your ultimate bootloader menu.
BURG is relatively new bootloader which is based on GRUB. It stands for Brand-new Universal loadeR from GRUB. It is also GRUB spelt backwards. BURG allows you to replace the boring text based menu of GRUB with a nice graphical menu with logos and background images. BURG is also themeable, you can download BURG themes to customise its appearance.
How to Install BURG themes
To install themes for BURG, simply browse to the downloaded archive file and double click. Extract the archive to
/boot/burg/themes. If there is an icon folder inside the archive, then extract the icon files to the folder
You then need to update burg by running this command:
You can now use the burg-emu command to select the new theme.
Lightness BURG Theme by SWOriginal
Lightness is designed to feel calm, clean & modern
Darkness BURG Theme
A dark minimal theme based on Lightness. Has got two variants Darkness (white colors) and Darkness Blue (blue colors)
With ubuntu's new branding, GRUB needs a face-lifting too, and here it is. :) To use this, you'll need burg, an updated version of grub 2.
Fortune BURG Theme by OrphanShadow
This theme is striking in design with its woody textured background and use of the superb Faenza icon set.
Sora BURG Theme
This theme is truely beautiful and looks amazing in HD resolutions.
A Windows 8/Metro inspired Burg theme.
Kubuntu-EOS BURG theme
This theme is based on the radiance theme included with BURG. Icons are from the superb "Faenza" icon theme.
rEFInd Next BURG Theme
A theme made for the next generation of operating systems, featuring modern icons for OSX, Windows, Linux and more.
Origami BURG Theme
A damn minimal and clean theme made initially for Kedos. You can use an alternative icon for windows changing the class of the Windows entry of burg.cfg from "windows" to "windows-alt"
Amiga inspired BURG boot theme
Amiga inspired BURG boot theme modified from "Fortune".
Last updated on: Wednesday 20th June 2018
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