[ubuntu-uk] Unwanted kernels

pete smout psmouty at live.com
Sat May 4 21:38:46 UTC 2013

On 04/05/13 17:01, A wrote:
> On 04/05/13 15:53, Tony Pursell wrote:
>> Hi All
>> Has anyone got any advice or tips on how to safely rid oneself of
>> unwanted kernel.  I thought this was an issue that had been solved but
>> I'm still left with 5 ver 2.6 and 8 ver 3.0 kernels despite having
>> upgraded to Raring.  I don't mind keeping the latest 3.8 kernel and
>> the 3.5 before that and the 3.2 before that.
>> Tony
> I normally fire up synaptic (synaptic package manager) and do a search
> in the 'installed' section for 'linux-' and then remove what i don't
> want. You could also search by version numbers. Make sure to pull out
> the 'headers' and 'image' type packages - possibly 'image-extra' for
> that version too. There are of course other ways of going about it. Just
> as an added reminder: You can always check what version you're running
> with the 'uname -a' command, or use'sudo update-grub2' to see a list of
> all the installed kernel versions.
I always use Ubuntu Tweak http://ubuntu-tweak.com/ or apt-get autoremove

just my 00.05c


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