Re: ubuntu 12.04 LTS how to avoid GRUB update
stsiol at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Jan 13 19:07:36 UTC 2016
> On Wed, 13/1/16, Oliver Grawert <ogra at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Subject: Re: ubuntu 12.04 LTS how to avoid GRUB update
> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Date: Wednesday, 13 January, 2016, 13:41
> Mittwoch, den 13.01.2016, 10:12 +0000 schrieb Spyros
> > >> If
> grub isn't used at all, you could also
> > >> just remove the package.
> > >>
> >> Petter
> > Hi Peter and thank you for your reply.
> > Yes, I've
> "unchecked" the GRUB2 package but synaptic chokes
> > other packages that (from what it
> seems) are needed by the system.
> > I can
> post the actual message if you want me to . ..
> apt-get purge grub-common
> that should remove
> grub-gfxpayload-lists, grub-pc, grub-pc-bin and
> alongside ... there are no
> reverse dependencies on them ... bootloaders
> arent required packages in ubuntu at all, just
> rip it out (people can
> use lilo if they want
> ;) ... or PXE, like you do ... or whatever else
> works for them)
I have to admit that from all three suggestions (Peter , Ralph and Olis'),
Olis' one seems to be the most painless.
Should I go ahead with this ?
Mind you this is a live system and I am bit hesitant to tinker with it.
Thank you ALL for your kind suggestions !
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