excessive /boot entries

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Thu Apr 2 16:16:07 UTC 2009

Tommy Trussell wrote:

> but recently upgraded a system from 
> Ubuntu 8.04 to 8.10, and the upgrade process removed lots of cruft
> including old kernels.
> Another way to do the same thing is to use the autoremove command in
> the package manager...
> open a terminal and type
> sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get autoremove
> (Synaptic has a similar feature, but I don't know about the KDE
> equivalent.)
None of them will automatically remove kernels, unless you've explicitly
modified /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/01autoremove

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