How to change Ubuntu GRUB loader view using BURG

BURG stands for Brand-new Universal loadeR from GRUB. BURG lets us to replace the standard text-based grub menu with something that looks a bit nicer as you see above.

  1. Adding BURG repository by adding these following line to end of your /etc/apt/sources.list file. Or you can do this step from Synaptic Package Manager:
  2. deb lucid main
    deb-src lucid main

  3. Adding key by the following command:
  4. gpg --keyserver --recv 55708F1EE06803C5
    gpg --export --armor 55708F1EE06803C5 | sudo apt-key add -

    If you want to read from original source, click here.

  5. Update your repository and install BURG:
  6. sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install burg-pc burg burg-themes

On the next restart, we should see a graphical grub menu :)
Notes : If you’re using Linux Lucid, there a little different ways. More simple!

On Lucid Linx, use these step
Just use these following command:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bean123ch/burg
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bean123ch/burg
sudo burg-install "(hd0)"

And BURG will installed on your system immediately :)
If you want to view your new GRUB loader without rebooting, use:
sudo burg-emu -D
Is it simple, right? Just with these simple step, you'll get great look of your GRUB :)

Taken from panoet's blog.