Delete old Linux Kernels

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It would be nice if BleachBit could remove old Kernels which are not automatically removed with

sudo apt-get autoremove && sudo apt-get autoclean && sudo apt-get clean

that cleans additionally several 100MB in the most cases.

Old Kernels can automatically removed with:
sudo dpkg -l 'linux-*' | sed '/^ii/!d;/'"$(uname -r | sed "s/\(.*\)-\([^0-9]\+\)/\1/")"'/d;s/^[^ ]* [^ ]* \([^ ]*\).*/\1/;/[0-9]/!d' | xargs sudo apt-get -y purge

Perhaps its possible to add this to BleachBit.


I think it is bad idea:

1. Distribution depend on (apt).
2. It's system administration(or)'s task. If there is kernel (second, third..), then this is proper. I think BleachBit not tool for system administration' tasks. It is not package manager also.


I may like to add this feature. One tricky part is making it cross-platform (BleachBit supports so many different Linux distributions).
Perhaps you could file this request at so it doesn't get lost?

Andrew, lead developer