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Simple GRUB Theming Script [Updated]

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Bored with how GRUB looks? Well if you don’t have the nerves to try total boot pimper BURG, the following simple script will help beautify your boot.

The following simple script dolls up your GRUB menu with an Ubuntu-like appearance.

There are currently two styles to choose from – a ‘skin tone’ version that compliments Karmic suitably, or a Purple version designed for Lucid users.

  • Download one of the following scripts by MichealH

Normal version
Purple version

  • Give the script permission to ‘execute as a programme’ (Right click > properties > permissions)
  • Run it!

The background of the normal version

The Lucid Version

Any problems or ideas belong in this Ubuntu Forums Thread