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I notice that GRUB (or is it GRUB2?) asks which version of Linux I'd like to boot, and outdated versions of the kernel are listed. How do I remove these and their associated files to save disk space? Since I'm new to Linux, is there any reason why I shouldn't remove them?

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Check this out, it says it all: Link

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Looks good to me, thanks. –  NoCatharsis May 20 '10 at 17:49
    
You're welcome! –  BloodPhilia May 20 '10 at 17:54
    
To summarize what's found at the link: Use the Synaptic package manager to uninstall the old kernels. –  Dennis Williamson May 20 '10 at 22:07
    
No, it also explains why old kernels are not automatically deleted... –  BloodPhilia May 20 '10 at 22:20

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