How to deal with the generic kernel?

Alf Haakon Lund alf at
Tue Jun 4 12:17:29 UTC 2013

On 03. juni 2013 06:39, Kaj Ailomaa wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 2, 2013, at 04:17 PM, Alf Haakon Lund wrote:
>> Right: After the fresh install Synaptic says no generic kernels are
>> installed, but on it's first run Software Updater includes them anyway
>> in the security update section.
> There are some funny things happening  concerning the installation of
> the kernels. We will be looking at this before the release of 13.10.
> -generic should not be installed as long as the user doesn't install it
> specifically.

Funny indeed. I like the automatic check for updates, but if Software 
Updater includes stuff I didn't install it's destructive, not useful. It 
seems there some pro's to manually checcking for updates...

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