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    Question [SOLVED] Clean old kernels from grub

    My grub screen has about 20 old kernels listed. How do I clean out some of the oldest?
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    Re: Clean old kernels from grub

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    Re: Clean old kernels from grub

    The Ubuntu Tweak janitor is my preferred method, but make sure to get the version for your current Ubuntu Release. http://ubuntu-tweak.com/
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    Re: Clean old kernels from grub

    Also, many of us keep the kernel just prior to the current one. It can make recovery easier under some circumstances.
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    Re: Clean old kernels from grub

    Quote Originally Posted by QIII View Post
    Also, many of us keep the kernel just prior to the current one. It can make recovery easier under some circumstances.
    That's a very good policy to have just in case.

    I'm not sure how to use the Software Center to uninstall the old kernels. But apt-get works fine. You can get a list of what you have using dpkg.

    Code:
    dpkg --get-selections linux-image-*

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    Re: Clean old kernels from grub

    Thanks for the tips.

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