I am using Ubuntu. I have Linux kernel 3.8.0-35-generic, and I want to delete the 2.6 versions from my system, because 2.6 won't even load when i select them in grub boot loader. How do I remove them?


Easiest way is to uninstall them. Read this.

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dpkg -l linux-* | awk '/^ii/{ print $2}' | grep -v -e `uname -r | cut -f1,2 -d"-"` | grep -e [0-9] | grep -E "(image|headers)" | xargs sudo apt-get -y purge
  • I tried this sir it didnt work i still see my previous versions in grub boot loader – Hari Apr 15 '14 at 1:28

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