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Bug#617981: release-notes: Leftover configured packages take up space

Package: release-notes
Severity: normal


After upgrade there are a number of leftover
packages from the old release that are removed
but not purged.  The linux-image-* packages,
in particular, take up space in /boot.
Potentially quite a large porportion of /boot.

The upgrade guide should mention that
after upgrade unneeded configurations should
be purged.

I.e. the following aptitude commands do the

  aptitude search '~c'

And after review of the above,

  aptitude purge $(aptitude search '~c')

removes all the old configuration.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0.8
  APT prefers oldstable
  APT policy: (500, 'oldstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-2-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

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