Articles Tagged grub2

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Does Ubuntu Need More Tux? This App Thinks So…

The Tux4Ubuntu project brings a touch of Tux to the Ubuntu desktop, with Linux mascot themes for GRUB, Plymouth, the Unity login screen, plus wallpapers and more.

30 December 2016

5 Keys You Can Press at the GRUB Menu

We don’t see as much of GRUB, the boot loader that is installed with Ubuntu, as we used to. Once upon a time it was shown on every boot. These days you only tend to see […]

9 July 2016

Ubuntu to Use Signed GRUB2 Bootloader for Secure Boot

A signed version of GRUB2 that enables Ubuntu to work with Secure Boot devices is being prepped for Ubuntu 12.10. Further details about the change are expected from Canonical later today.

20 September 2012

Live USB Sticking it to GRUB 2 [Video]

Is your Master Boot Record royally messed up? Who needs Live CDs? This video tutorial will show you how you can use an Ubuntu Live USB drive to do a complete reinstall of GRUB, even when your boot device is inaccessible.

23 September 2011
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GRUB2 gfxmenu theming guide

BURG. That fancy themeable bootloader we chant about at least once a month, ever growing in popularity and continuing to rack up new themes by the week, but not everyone is happy.

30 November 2010
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OMG Video: Probing Your Box, Grub 2 and You!

If I had to pick one horror story that I get messaged about the most, it would be the dreaded bootloader. “It’s missing” or “I have a black screen of death..” and some people edit […]

6 September 2010
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Get Animated, Themed, Icon Only GRUB Menu Using BURG – now simple to use!

We all know that the GRUB loading menu that greets many of upon boot isn't the most stylish or modern looking interface - even adding a poorly pixelated picture background can't save it from looking lame. Getting a gorgeous, animated and informative boot-loader is no longer a dream thanks to 'Brand New Universal Bootloader' (more commonly referred to as 'BURG'.)

10 June 2010
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Fatal flaw connected to GRUB found at very late notice, never fear!

This bug report which was reported yesterday suggests that Lucid was about to ship with an issue that caused the secondary operating system to be missing from GRUB when installing in a dual boot setup; […]

29 April 2010
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Simple GRUB Theming Script [Updated]

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 […]

8 March 2010
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How To Use Custom Backgrounds In Grub2

Grub2 – the default boot-loader for new installations of Ubuntu 9.10 – has some nifty new features – including support for background images and custom font colours. Whilst the previous version of GRUB could also […]

4 November 2009