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Hi, I've installed a new kernel. Is it needfull to keep the following files: linux-generic linux-headers-generic linux-image-generic Best regards, flam...
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    Hi,

    I've installed a new kernel. Is it needfull to keep the following files:
    linux-generic
    linux-headers-generic
    linux-image-generic

    Best regards,
    flam

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    With that amount of information, the answer is "maybe". The Ubuntu description of those packages suggests that they always contain the current generic kernel support files. But we don't know if you're running Ubuntu or what kernel you installed or how.

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    I've already delete this files and I can't see any changes. So I think it is not needfull to keep this files. But they were very small. I was seeing it when I began to delete them. So I think it make no sense to uninstall this very small packages.

    Thank you.

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    I suggest you to keep the following files
    linux-generic
    linux-headers-generic
    linux-image-generic
    I always keep the installation and the new ones. I deleted the files corresponding between the oldest and the newest kernel version.

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