[xubuntu-users] Old Images Linger in /boot

Wybo wybo at dekkerdocumenten.nl
Mon Sep 8 19:56:52 UTC 2014

On 2014-09-08 21:20, Rog wrote:
> I had trouble updating because /boot became full of old images.
> Nearly 1 GB of old / problematic files, versions 3.2.0-29 to 3.2.0-67. There
> were 31 of files with names beginning with,
>     abi-
>     config-
>     initrd.img-
>     System.map-
>     vmlinuz-
> I managed to clean this up BUT how can one automat
e the removal of such cruft?
> It did not happen with previous versions of Ubuntu / Xubuntu.

It happened in older versions as well, as far as I can remember.
I simply remove them (making sure not to remove the kernel currently in use) and 
then run update-grub.


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