Ubuntu Mainline Kernel installer is a free and open source Linux kernel installation application for Linux. It fetches the list of available kernels from official Ubuntu Mainline PPA. This tool downloads and installs linux kernel packages automatically and you can…
If you want to hold the Linux kernel update for some reason on your Ubuntu, then follow below steps in this article. Using this method you can update your Ubuntu Linux system without Updating the Linux Kernel. It will save some space in your system and also prevent the some manual system kernel related configuration changes. But holding the kernel update is not a good idea.
If you are using your Ubuntu system for some long time and keep updating your system to latest, then you will end up a lot of Linux Kernel version installed on your Ubuntu system. During the Linux kernel update the older version of linux kernel not automatically removed. It stays in your system and eating some of your system space. Using the below methods you can remove the old Unused Linux Kernels in Ubuntu system.
Note: Sometimes keeping the old Linux kernel is useful to troubleshoot the current kernel problem. And keep at least one or two old kernels to troubleshoot or fall back.