Old Linux kernels

Doug Stewart doug.dastew at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 15:38:57 UTC 2011

On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 10:30 AM, gord campbell <gordc2005 at velcom.ca> wrote:

> When Grub appears, do a cursor-down, cursor-up so it stays on the
> screen. Note what kernel versions you would like to remove, for example
> "2.6.32-28".
> Run Synaptic Package Manager and search (not quick search) for 32-28
> You should see about a dozen lines, with three items which are
> installed. Mark those three for complete removal, and Apply.
> When you are finished, run: sudo update-grub
Thanks Gord, I have now done this. but I thought there was a more automatic
way that when you install a new one it would only keep the latest 2 or 3
 and delete the older ones automatically

Thanks again.

> "I think i remember being able to tell the system to keep only 2 or 3
> old kernels but I have forgotten how to do it."
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