How to deal with the generic kernel?

Alf Haakon Lund alf at
Tue Jun 4 12:12:15 UTC 2013

On 03. juni 2013 12:02, Pablo Fernandez wrote:
> I think the following workaround will prevent the installation of the
> generic kernel:
> Synaptic, Select (but don't mark) "linux-image-generic". Menu: Package ->
> Lock version   (which also means "don't install" for non installed
> packages, I guess).
> I haven't tested this because I don't do automatic upgrades and so I am not
> 100% sure it will work.

It doesn't look like this works. I ran synaptic in the virtual machine 
and locked version on the uninstalled generic kernels as suggested here, 
but on next boot Software Updater anyway wants to install them.

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