How To: Delete Ubuntu GRUB Boot Kernels

Delete Ubuntu GRUB Boot Kernels

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 9.10 to 10.04 and now my boot screen is a bit messy. Since I'm not using the latest GRUB boot kernel (Linux 2.6.32-28-generic), I might as well delete it. For more documentation, visit Ubuntu Forums.

How to Delete Ubuntu GRUB Boot Kernels

Here's how you go about deleting the GRUB boot kernels.

Step 1 Open Synaptic Package Manager

Go to System > Administration > Synaptic Package Manager.

How to Delete Ubuntu GRUB Boot Kernels

Click Search > Find and then type on the search window "Linux generic headers" and scroll down to see which one you need to remove.

Step 2 Mark for Removal

Mark linux-headers-2.6.32-28-generic for removal.

How to Delete Ubuntu GRUB Boot Kernels

Step 3 Apply the Changes

Just click the "Apply" button and confirm the changes.

How to Delete Ubuntu GRUB Boot Kernels

How to Delete Ubuntu GRUB Boot Kernels


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