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

ray burke rayburke30 at gmail.com
Thu May 14 23:53:36 BST 2009


Edmund,

OK thanks will give a try and let ya know of the result

ray

On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 8:42 AM, Edmund Laugasson <ed.lau at mail.ee> wrote:
>> 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-"
>
>
> That's right!
>
> sudo apt-get remove --purge 2.6.24-16-*
>
> You forgot "*" sign at the end but it's very important. I'm not sure this command will work but you
> can give a try. I use currently Kubuntu 8.04.2 LTS myself.
>
>
> You can found the following packages:
> linux-headers-2.6.24-16*
> linux-image-2.6.24-16-*
> linux-restricted-modules-2.6.24-16*
> linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-16-*
>
> These packages are "related components", which may installed in your system. Related means packages,
> which belongs to kernel and has therefore same beginning in package name: "linux".
>
> Certainly, you can use Adept and I also said that. You can use Adept to find these packages and see,
> what else it finds.
>
> Complicated? Please read further:
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GrubHowto - here are all those parameters well explained
>
> There https://help.ubuntu.com/ - you can search the word grub and see, what it finds.
>
> As linux offers much more configuration options and possibilities - this may seem to be complicated.
> But if you dont' have such possibilities, then you just cannot do anything if needed. This is what
> Microsoft probably offer to you...
>
> Edmund
>
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