On Sat, 15 Oct 2016 17:22:45 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote: >On Sat, 15 Oct 2016 14:06:02 +0000 (UTC), Jarno Suni wrote: >>> On Saturday, October 15, 2016 4:37 PM, Ralf Mardorf wrote: >>> Just to mention one link out of trillions: >>> >>> http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2016/05/remove-old-kernels-ubuntu-16-04/ >>> >> >>The substance of that blog post is copied from the Ubuntu Community >>documentation page mainly I have written: >>https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu/Documentation/RemoveOldKernels > >The link I posted IMO is straight forward. The Ubuntu help is more >detailed, perhaps useful if somebody should run into issues, but it >also could scare or confuse users. > >Some advices, especially from the Ubuntu community, on official Ubuntu >channels, are encouraging novices to learn. Those sites are monitored >by the Ubuntu community. Even blogs that are not official Ubuntu >channels, aren't necessarily bad. > >IMO at least > >"Cryptic Shell Commands > >There are various cryptic shell incantations floating around help sites >and search engines that promise to remove older kernels. Copy-and-paste >mysterious incantations into your system at your own risk." > >should read > >"Shell commands and scripts > >There are help sites that help to remove older kernels, too. >Before you copy-and-paste or install scripts suggested by users of >official Ubuntu channels, send a request to this channel, to ensure >that you would do the right thing. Be even more careful with hints from >websites, that aren't monitored by the Ubuntu community."
PS: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu/Documentation/RemoveOldKernels?action=diff&rev2=21&rev1=20 If you disagree, feel free to revert to the previous version, I neither will edit again, nor discuss it at the editor's list, let alone on this list. -- Ubuntu-devel-discuss mailing list Ubuntufirstname.lastname@example.org Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-discuss