I accidentally updated a kernel now needs reboot. Can I remove?

I accidentally (screwed up basically) installed a kernel (did not reboot) but I would like to get rid of that install so that I do not have the message that a reboot is required (not just hiding the message).

Is there a way of doing this?

Many Thanks - Nigel.

Ubuntu Linux 20.04.1
Linux 5.4.0-62-generic on x86_64

I was up shit creek without a paddle with something like this till Ilia helped me out. See


Usually if you haven’t rebooted, you can safely uninstall the new kernel version, then when you reboot the system will revert to the previous latest kernel version.

If you need further assistance, feel free to reach out.

Best Regards,
Peter Knowles | TPN Solutions

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