How to upgrade your kernel to the latest distribution

When you receive the following message on terminal:

The following packages have been kept back:
...
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 6 not upgraded.

Execute the following command to upgrade your kernel to latest distribution

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

You will no longer get the message “The following packages have been kep back:”

Run the following command to free up some space occupied by your old kernel images

sudo apt-get autoremove

Answer Y to free up space

After this operation, 270 MB disk space will be freed. 
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] Y

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