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Easily Add Backgroud Image to your Grub in Ubuntu 12.04/11.10/11.04/Linux Mint

The grub2 is smart and if you put an image into “/boot/grub” it automatically use it as background after a grub-update.
1.) Open up a terminal window and run following command to open nautilus file browser with super user privilege.

Then you can do copy and paste things in opened up file browser without user limit.

2.) Copy an image file you want to use as grub background and paste it under "/boot/grub/" directory.

3.) Run this command:

Then, you will see the similar output:
[sudo] password for wraith:
Generating grub.cfg …
Found background image: grub_picture.jpg
Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.39-0-generic
Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-2.6.39-0-generic
Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.38-8-generic
Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-2.6.38-8-generic
Found memtest86+ image: /boot/memtest86+.bin
Found Windows 7 (loader) on /dev/sda1
Note: Grub2 background image format support: jpeg, tga, and png. Image size supports: check vbeinfo command while booting into grub and press C.