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Old 11-12-2011, 03:52 PM   #1
Steve Wright
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clearing out old kernels

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 and the latest 3.x kernel ended up corrupted, so I want to get rid of it and re-install it later.
But I do not want to ruin my install.
Old 11-12-2011, 04:27 PM   #2
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just remove the package using apt-get remove
Old 11-12-2011, 10:41 PM   #3
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Click on the synaptic package manager and search "linux".

You click on the kernel/headers of the kernel you want to remove.

BE VERY CAREFUL! If you delete all of the kernels, your computer will not boot.
I always leave at least two kernels and remove the older ones.


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