StartUp Manager - change settings in Grub, Grub2 and Usplash

StartUp Manager, or SUM, is a gui tool for changing settings in Grub, Grub2 and Usplash.SUM should work with recent versions of Debian and Debian-based distributions such as Ubuntu.

StartUp Manager Features


  • Grub timeout
  • Default boot title
  • Number of kernels in bootloader menu
  • Enable/disable boot option for memtest86
  • Enable/disable boot option for “rescue mode”
  • If the default boot option should be automatically updated
  • Bootup resolution and color depth
  • Grub menu colors
  • Grub menu resolution(Grub2 only)
  • If Splashy should be loaded from initramfs


  • Rescue floppy