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Unable to remove old kernels [duplicate]

I'm trying to remove old kernel versions so I can upgrade. The method I'm using is below. sudo apt-get purge linux-image-x.y.z-server Every time I run it I get the following error: ...
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Unable to remove kernel version 3.2.0-52, 3.2.0-23 in Ubuntu 13.10

I upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 system to 13.10 using a bootable USB. After upgrading I tried to remove old version kernels that appeared in grub boot menu, using the Synaptic Package Manager. But old ...
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remove kernel not created using .deb file

i by mistake installed kernel in Ubuntu 11.04 using "make" command and didn't created proper ".deb" file. now i want to remove that image of kernel and since i didn't created using .deb file, i ...
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About removing old kernels

I am trying to remove my used kernels since my /boot is going low. Here I have a chicken and egg problem. First I try to remove the kernel with command: sudo apt-get autoremove linux-image-... and ...
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network driver for Atheros AR8161 corrupted

when I was moving my HDD with linux to a new PC I was experiencing some problems with the ethernet network of this PC, i.e., it was not working. After I installed the linux-backport-modules package ...
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Uninstalled windows, now bootmgr is missing

I enjoyed using Ubuntu for the past few weeks and decided to uninstall Uindows using the "OS-Uninstaller Graphical Tool". Now I get the error bootmgr is missing. When I try to use the DVD from the ...
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How to delete a non-working kernel after update?

I have. a simple question. After I updated my kernel, I couldn't boot (stuck on purple screen) unless I chose the old kernel. So how do I delete the new kernel with synaptic. And how do I do this ...
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Is it safe to remove old kernels after installing the latest mainline?

I have installed the mainline kernel 3.10 as recommended here so that I can have my WiFi. I'm running into space problems as described here (dpkg configuration running out of space, having separate ...
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Apt-get dist-upgrade wants to destroy my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

This morning I have issued a command I use fairly often: apt-get dist-upgrade Usually it finds little to do, some times it will replace the kernel and headers. With my great surprise today it ...
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Removing AppArmor

I have MySQL installed in my development machine, where I just don't need any additional security measure. I want to move MySQL Data files to another partition, which implies a lot of change in ...
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apt-get autoremove wants to remove linux headers

Today I ran apt-get autoremove to remove un-needed packages and it wants to remove linux-headers-3.2.0-37 and linux-headers-3.2.0-37-generic Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Clean uninstall of kernel

During installation of ubuntu kernel 3.5.0.20-33 sthg. wrong happened, I guess during initramfs. How can I cleanly uninstall the kernel? apt-get remove --purge linux-image-3.5.0.20 and re-installing ...
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How to remove old Linux kernel modules »tp_smapi«? [duplicate]

~$ locate tp_smapi /lib/modules/3.0.0-19-generic/updates/dkms/tp_smapi.ko /lib/modules/3.2.0-26-generic/updates/dkms/tp_smapi.ko /lib/modules/3.2.0-29-generic/updates/dkms/tp_smapi.ko ...
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Old kernel in grub and /boot but not uninstallable

I have kernel 2.6.38 still visible in the grub menu and I see abi-2.6.38-11-generic config-2.6.38-11-generic initrd.img-2.6.38-11-generic vmlinuz-2.6.38-11-generic (among the respective files for ...
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How do I uninstall the TuxOnIce kernel in 12.04?

I recently installed tuxonice on a Toshiba z830. I have ubuntu 12.04 (kernel was: 3.2.0-26) I wanted to be able to hibernate, which I consider to be a basic thing a OS should allow you to do. Well, it ...
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Why aren't old linux-images removed when installing new kernel updates? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to remove/hide old kernel versions? On my laptop I have limited space but install all new updates, including kernel updates. However, Ubuntu doesn't seem ...
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is it safe to remove zram swap enabler?

I have recently installed zram swap enabler, which initially seemed great as it made almost everything seem snappier than before, however over time the spike in CPU for compressing/decompressing ram ...
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Help restore driver after messing it [closed]

firstly I'm new to Ubuntu. Well my problem is I have RTL8187L Wireless USB adapter and I'm using Ubuntu 10.10.However, stock driver shipped with this Ubuntu won't work with my adapter. It detect the ...