[ubuntu-uk] linux kernel update

Michael G Fletcher michael at ilovemylinux.com
Thu Jul 2 10:32:38 BST 2009

On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 9:32 AM, David King<linuxman at avoura.com> wrote:
> I am running Ubuntu 9.04, and a few days ago upgraded the kernel to
> 2.6.28-13.
> Today though the system update program says I have new updates, and it
> includes the same kernel again.
> Is it necessary to install the same one again, or is it a slightly
> modified version that I need instead of the one I am running? Although
> if it is different, surely the version number would be different?
> The output of uname -r shows:
> 2.6.28-13-generic
> David King

David, just checked mine in synaptic, and it looks like an upgrade
from 2.6.28-13.44 to 2.6.28-13.45

so yes, modified version with security patches (you can see the
changes made if you look at the bottom of update manager)

Michael Fletcher

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