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What I do to apply the grub theme is:

Add the following to /etc/default/grub:

GRUB_THEME="/boot/grub2/themes/system/theme.txt"

Then run the following command to regenerate config file:

grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/efi/EFI/fedora/grub.cfg

And finally I reboot, but I get no theme. Has anyone encountered this before and know a way around this?

  • It's assumed that the "theme" is provided from the fedora repos? – ILMostro_7 Mar 30 '17 at 18:15
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Everything is right, but if you take a closer look at /etc/default/grub you will find the line:

GRUB_TERMINAL_OUTPUT="console"

Comment it out, build again the grub.cfg by grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/efi/EFI/fedora/grub.cfg and you are ready to go!

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    For those new to unix, this can be accomplished by just placing a "#" in front of the line. – Neil Chowdhury Aug 5 '18 at 5:42
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I had this problem once and it turned out I needed to remove a preexisting theme from the /boot/grub/themes folder because the one in there overrode the one I installed. Have a peek in there and see if you can find anything.

Also, as an aside, you can try grub-customizer. It hasn't been updated in a year, but it still works pretty well.

  • there's only one thing in /boot/grub2/themse folder and that is the system theme I'm trying to use. – Cestarian Feb 25 '16 at 18:51

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