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Monday, 18 May 2015

How To: Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 4.0.4 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint Systems

    The Linux Kernel 4.0.4 is now available for the users, announced Linus Torvalds. This Linux Kernel version comes with plenty of fixes and improvements. This article will guide you to install or upgrade to Linux Kernel 4.0.4 in your Ubuntu or Linux Mint system.


Installation

For 32-Bit Systems

Download the .deb packages.

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0.4-wily/linux-headers-4.0.4-040004_4.0.4-040004.201505171336_all.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0.4-wily/linux-headers-4.0.4-040004-generic_4.0.4-040004.201505171336_i386.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0.4-wily/linux-image-4.0.4-040004-generic_4.0.4-040004.201505171336_i386.deb
Install them.

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.0.4*.deb linux-image-4.0.4*.deb
Reboot the system.

sudo reboot

For 64-Bit Systems

Download the .deb packages.

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0.4-wily/linux-headers-4.0.4-040004_4.0.4-040004.201505171336_all.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0.4-wily/linux-headers-4.0.4-040004-generic_4.0.4-040004.201505171336_amd64.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0.4-wily/linux-image-4.0.4-040004-generic_4.0.4-040004.201505171336_amd64.deb
Install them.

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.0.4*.deb linux-image-4.0.4*.deb
Reboot the system.

sudo reboot

To uninstall,

sudo apt-get remove 'linux-headers-4.0.4*' 'linux-image-4.0.4*'

8 comments:

  1. Thanks for share this, this is very great for a newbie on Linux distro. :)

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  2. Teşekkür ederim İşe yaradı sağolun

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  3. YESS thank a lot for tutorial update kernel! Everyday, everyweek, I'll go here for looking awesome tutorials :)

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  4. how to get PPA repository for this?

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  5. network does not work anymore with this new kernel. Ethernet card does not work (does not get initialized). Had to go back to 3.18.6

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  6. Thank you very much.

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