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task #10027: write a gfxmenu theme

Submitted by:  Robert Millan <robertmh>
Submitted on:  Sat 02 Jan 2010 10:13:00 PM UTC  
Should Start On: Fri 01 Jan 2010 11:00:00 PM UTCShould be Finished on: Fri 01 Jan 2010 11:00:00 PM UTC
Priority: 7 - HighStatus: Done
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Closed

Sat 02 Jan 2010 10:13:00 PM UTC, original submission:

We need someone to write a gfxmenu theme for GRUB. gfxmenu is a new framework for menu layout that was developed during Google Summer of Code 2008:


Unfortunately there are no themes that depend only on free fonts. We need a basic GRUB theme which only relies on the {ascii,unicode}.pf2 font files that are included with GRUB distribution.

gfxmenu support is merged into GRUB and available in experimental branch.

The theme format specification is available in:


However, it might be easier to figure it out by looking at some example themes:


Robert Millan <robertmh>
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