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‘Lightness’ BURG theme

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A new theme for graphical GRUB replacement BURG by ~SWOriginal (increasingly one of our favourite designers) has been released.

Called ‘Lightness’ the theme was designed to feel ‘calm, clean & modern’ according to its designer, and certainly gives a beautifully minimalistic introduction to your boot time.



Operating systems supported by the theme with custom logos include: –

  • Ubuntu
  • Windows
  • Arch
  • OpenSuse
  • Gentoo
  • Sabayon
  • OS X
  • Linux Mint
  • Slackware
  • Mandrake
  • PClinuxos
  • Debian
  • FreeBSD
  • Fedora


The theme can be downloaded @

For our quick n’ easy tutorial on installing and managing BURG see here.

For a GUI tool for installing, configuring and managing BURG see here.