Distro-provided mechanism to clean up old kernels
przemekkulczycki at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 23:33:21 UTC 2012
On 16 February 2012 20:21, Barry Warsaw <barry at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Feb 16, 2012, at 10:11 AM, Dustin Kirkland wrote:
>>I asked about this in IRC yesterday, and Colin Watson pointed me to
>>the computer-janitor utility, which is intended to handle this.
>>Seconds later, Barry Warsaw told me that computer-janitor should die
> c-j needs attention, but I'm not particularly motivated to give it what it
> needs. There's basic housekeeping, such as that the code for c-j is sprinkled
> between the update-manager and the computer-janitor packages, and even more
> important problems such LP: #458872. What's demotivating though is that in
> all the discussions we've had about the tool, most people think it's just not
> user-friendly enough given today's emphasis on software-center.
You should also note that Ubuntu Tweak has its own Janitor tool included.
This tool is quite popular among desktop users.
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