The last update (I updated 9/1/14) to the kernel broke my boot. I was able to boot into the previous kernel. I think the version that was stable was and the update was there a way to use synaptic package manager to remove the latest update from my system?


Check in terminal if your kernel version is not 3.13.0-35-generic by using uname -r then you can delete latest kernel (3.13.0-35-generic) by using this command from terminal:

sudo apt-get purge 3.13.0-35

then update your grub: use this command

sudo update-grub

and then reboot:

sudo reboot
  • checked in terminal, using 3.13.0-34-generic. Entered next command, got E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it? – Kim Jong Il Sep 1 '14 at 23:12
  • @KimJongIl Close any terminal, software center, and all update software. it will fix. – αғsнιη Sep 1 '14 at 23:16
  • Ah, had package manager open still from getting changelogs. worked, updated grub, gonna reboot soon to check. Thanks for help! – Kim Jong Il Sep 1 '14 at 23:20
  • The thing is, why does it brake. Mine broke as well and I have no clue of what this might be... I thought that could be something related with LVM (kernel modules or something) but I couldn't really pinpoint the problem. – rpvilao Sep 3 '14 at 8:34
  • @rpvilao If you have a problem please ask that as a new question. I don't know really what your problem is. thanks – αғsнιη Sep 3 '14 at 9:29

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