Can I install the BURG bootloader on my UEFI laptop running Linux Mint 14?

Wouter Ruelens December 15, 2012
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I have installed Linux Mint 14 ‘Nadia’ on my laptop with UEFI via Grub2. It is however difficult to change the boot options in Grub2 so I would like to replace it with BURG. Is this possible?

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  1. ha14
    December 15, 2012 at 11:04 am

    How to replace GRUB with BURG without overwriting MBR?
    http://askubuntu.com/questions/122327/how-to-replace-grub-with-burg-without-overwriting-mbr

    Super boot manager – Great tool to Manage Burg, Grub2 and Plymouth in Ubuntu
    http://www.unixmen.com/super-boot-manager-great-tool-to-manage-burg-grub2-and-plymouth-in-ubuntu/

  2. Abba Jee
    December 15, 2012 at 9:11 am

    If i were you I'd prefer Grub 2 over Burg anyway I,m not sure if it's a good decision you can try sudo burg-install /dev/sda
    I've been used it in Linux mint maya not sure if it will work in Mint 14
    Hope it will work for you
    Best Regards,
    :)

    • Wouter Ruelens
      December 16, 2012 at 8:42 pm

      Why do you prefer Grub2, how dou you configure it than?

      • Abba Jee
        December 17, 2012 at 6:51 am

        Because Grub 2 has more support than burg, In my opinion Grub 2 is more customizable than burg,
        Assuming you have only one OS installed on your Laptop the process is simple
        Open Terminal and run following commands :-
        (1)sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/burg sudo apt-get update
        (2)sudo apt-get install burg burg-themes
        (3)sudo burg-install "(hd0)"
        (4)sudo update-burg
        (5)sudo burg-emu

        If it doesn't work for you, kindly feed back with the error in case you get any

        • Wouter Ruelens
          December 17, 2012 at 11:03 am

          I think I'm going to stay with Grub2 as I already messed up my boot config once (using easyBCD however).