What I do for a new machine?

Rigved Rakshit r.phate at gmail.com
Tue Dec 6 09:46:16 UTC 2011

> Yeah that I did but the thing is that it is okay from Synaptic but the
> same when done from Ubuntu Software Center it gives me also an option
> to install the Linux kernel and now which this kernel is which it is
> depicting and letting me allow for downloading?
> http://postimage.org/image/mjquviir5/

Do not install that. There is no need to install that as you already have
the correct kernel installed.

> Though the latest kernel (2.6.32-36-generic) is already there!

This the latest kernel and should already be installed on your system,
provided that you have installed the latest updates.

>  > 3. Once the removal is finished, close Synaptic/Ubuntu Software Center.
> Type
> > "sudo update-grub" in the terminal. It will ask for your password. Enter
> > that, wait for the command to finish and you are done!
> And I also ran:
> sudo update-grub2
> Was it okay?

update-grub and update-grub2 do the same thing now. There is no difference.
The difference was back in pre-2008 time.
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