[xubuntu-users] New kernel

Aitor Morena valsum at gmail.com
Wed May 28 14:08:03 UTC 2008

> ---------- Mensaje reenviado ----------
> From: David Curtis <dcurtis at uniserve.com>
> To: Xubuntu Help and User Discussions <xubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Date: Tue, 27 May 2008 14:03:43 -0400
> Subject: Re: [xubuntu-users] New kernel
> Vincent wrote:
>> On 5/27/08, Aitor Morena <valsum at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hello, fellow xubuntu'ers,
>>> My question is simple (and please excuse my n00bness): since I have
>>> updated to kernel (I think that's it), and I see in synaptic
>>> that .16 is still installed, is it wise to uninstall the old version?
>>> If it's sitting there doing nothing, I'd rather uninstall.
>>> Thanks in advance,
>>> Aitor
>> I believe it's sitting there and doing nothing (you can boot it by choosing
>> it from your boot menu in GRUB) but I suppose it's useful to at least keep
>> two versions around in case one won't boot anymore.
> Absolutely good advice, the amount of space you will recover is pretty
> negligible compared to the peace of mind of having a backup kernel.
> Rumor has it that people are having sound probs with .17.
> Dave

Thank you very much for the advice. It makes so much sense. I will
keep it, then!


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