GRUB default settings

I somehow changed grub setting and I lost the nice Manjaro look.
here is my current settings. What is the default for displaying that manjaro background?

[manjaro@ManjaroAir ~]$ cat /etc/default/grub 
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet apparmor=1 security=apparmor resume=UUID=9faa54f7-38d9-4e75-a04f-b007c42cd313 udev.log_priority=3"

# If you want to enable the save default function, uncomment the following
# line, and set GRUB_DEFAULT to saved.

# Preload both GPT and MBR modules so that they are not missed
GRUB_PRELOAD_MODULES="part_gpt part_msdos"

# Uncomment to enable booting from LUKS encrypted devices

# Uncomment to use basic console

# Uncomment to disable graphical terminal

# The resolution used on graphical terminal
# note that you can use only modes which your graphic card supports via VBE
# you can see them in real GRUB with the command 'videoinfo'

# Uncomment to allow the kernel use the same resolution used by grub

# Uncomment if you want GRUB to pass to the Linux kernel the old parameter
# format "root=/dev/xxx" instead of "root=/dev/disk/by-uuid/xxx"

# Uncomment to disable generation of recovery mode menu entries

# Uncomment and set to the desired menu colors.  Used by normal and wallpaper
# modes only.  Entries specified as foreground/background.

# Uncomment one of them for the gfx desired, a image background or a gfxtheme

# Uncomment to get a beep at GRUB start
#GRUB_INIT_TUNE="480 440 1"
[manjaro@ManjaroAir ~]$ 

This should not be commented. And if you want to see directly the menu, withouth pressing Shift or Esc, i think you can change it to

and after that you have to run:
sudo update-grub

Yeah the menu looks different but still not that manjaro style.
I have another manjaro on different pc I did what is there and no background picture on that laptop what I touched. Is there any way how to reinstall with configfile?

Ha I got it I commented GRUB_TIMEOUT_STYLE=hidden and it is back as it was, on anoher PC it is uncomented. Now I look at my original post where it was commented too.
I am confused
:woman_facepalming: :man_facepalming:

Topic was marked solved, I did not looked into it earlier.
2 things for you that was was raised.
Main thing you want is the theme which went missing.
2nd thing raised was GRUB_TIMEOUT_STYLE

  1. GRUB_TIMEOUT_STYLE first, easiest
    Comment it out (as was before) to see the menu. Meaning bellow is correct
  1. Theme - change to

That should do it. However, it is best to set


unless you have a gigabyte motherboard, in which case you set it to the motherboard native resolution (not monitor resolution).

ps: unrelated, but just my suggestion. Since you asked about above, I think '3' secs is too short for you to sort out. Suggest at least '5'


Thank you I did what you suggested but do not see any change in resolution.
3s is enough I do not have dualboot I just wanted to see the grub menu in case I want to load different kernel.

You said....

Explain exactly what you mean by that.
What do you want and what are you getting?
You said background. Are you getting the background?

The resolution part that I suggested is for getting the background in case you still don't have the background despite changing this. Have you done this?


And... 'sudo update-grub'?

It works ok now I just wanted to try your suggestion


what will happen and no visible change.

You should make it clear. Okay. Welcome.

Correct again. That is just in case just changing gfxterm alone won't work. It hasn't in many cases and it is always best to set this anyhow in a uefi grub.

Because the resolution in all uefi motherboards (except gigabyte motherboard) is at that resolution.

So, keep to that 1024x768x32 and you won't have any problems (if kept to 'auto' and 'keep') at all in future.

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