Fwd: kernel upgrade 2.6.24-23 in Kubuntu 8.0.4 kde 3.5

Steve yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Thu May 14 22:53:41 UTC 2009

On Fri, 15 May 2009 08:19:14 +1000
ray burke <rayburke30 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Edmund,
> No I only want to get rid of the kernel 2.6.24-16 and keep 23 and 24,
> so I only have to in terminal window "sudo apt-get remove --purge 2.6.24-16-"
> OK
> ray
Yep, it will show you what it intends to remove. Something like this:-

$ sudo sudo apt-get remove --purge 2.6.28-12-*
[sudo] password for ****: 
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Note, selecting linux-backports-modules-2.6.28-12-generic for regex ‘2.6.28-12-*’
Note, selecting linux-headers-2.6.28-12 for regex ‘2.6.28-12-*’
Note, selecting linux-image-2.6.28-12-virtual for regex ‘2.6.28-12-*’
Note, selecting linux-headers-2.6.28-12-server for regex ‘2.6.28-12-*’
Note, selecting linux-image-2.6.28-12-server for regex ‘2.6.28-12-*’
Note, selecting linux-restricted-modules-2.6.28-12-generic for regex ‘2.6.28-12-*’
Note, selecting linux-image-2.6.28-12-generic for regex ‘2.6.28-12-*’
Note, selecting linux-headers-lbm-2.6.28-12-generic for regex ‘2.6.28-12-*’
Note, selecting linux-headers-lbm-2.6.28-12-server for regex ‘2.6.28-12-*’
Note, selecting linux-backports-modules-2.6.28-12-server for regex ‘2.6.28-12-*’
Note, selecting linux-restricted-modules-2.6.28-12-server for regex ‘2.6.28-12-*’
Note, selecting linux-headers-2.6.28-12-generic for regex ‘2.6.28-12-*’
The following packages will be REMOVED
  linux-headers-2.6.28-12* linux-headers-2.6.28-12-generic*
  linux-headers-generic* linux-image-2.6.28-12-generic* linux-image-generic*
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 7 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
After this operation, 173MB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? 

Just make sure it’s only selected 2.6.24-16. If you type it wrong it can select other kernels as well.

Steve <Yorvik.Ubunto at GoogleMail.com>

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