Install Super Boot Manager on Ubuntu 14.04

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Super Boot Manager is a simple gui created with buc. This interface has the main purpose to make easier and intuitive configuration of Grub, Burg (Brand-new Universal loadeR from GRUB) and Plymouth. This interface also allows the installation of Burg, the installation of many graphic themes for Burg and Plymouth and it allows the creation of customized themes.

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Super Boot Manger comes with 3 integrated features:

  • BURG Manager – For installation and emulation of Burg, setting default O.S., timeout, resolution and much other paramethers, removing old kernel and related menuentry, installation themes for burg, removing Burg e restoring Grub
  • PLYMOUTH Manager – Enable/Disable Plymouth, installation themes for Plymouth, creation of customized themes, compatibility for proprietary driver
  • GRUB Manager – For installation and setting Grub wallpaper and text colors
  • Translated into over 15 languages with auto-update feature

Install Super Boot Manager on Ubuntu 14.04 & Ubuntu 14.10

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ingalex/super-boot-manager
sudo sh -c "sed -i 's/trusty/raring/g' /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ingalex-super-boot-manager-trusty.list"
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install super-boot-manager
sudo apt-get install -f


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  • Flip Marley

    for 14.10, the sed line should read
    sudo sh -c “sed -i ‘s/utopic/raring/g’ /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ingalex-ubuntu-super-boot-manager-utopic.list”

    • kobra

      thank you, this is wat i was looking for …changing it directly by editing the ppa directory also dint work…but this worked…

  • Theme is not showing after booting .. only burg .. any solution ?

  • Amit Mahajan

    doesn’t work for ubuntu version 15

    • Yep the PPA does not support Ubuntu 15

  • WiiTold

    sudo sh -c “sed -i ‘s/utopic/raring/g’ /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ingalex-ubuntu-super-boot-manager-utopic.list”

    leaves me with

    sed: can’t read /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ingalex-ubuntu-super-boot-manager-utopic.list: No such file or directory

    My system Xubuntu 15.04