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Monday, 8 June 2015

How To: Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 4.0.5 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint Systems

    The Linux Kernel 4.0.5 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 4.0.5 in your Ubuntu or Linux Mint system.


Installation

For 32-Bit Systems

Download the .deb packages.

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0.5-wily/linux-headers-4.0.5-040005_4.0.5-040005.201506061639_all.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0.5-wily/linux-headers-4.0.5-040005-generic_4.0.5-040005.201506061639_i386.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0.5-wily/linux-image-4.0.5-040005-generic_4.0.5-040005.201506061639_i386.deb
Install them.

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.0.5*.deb linux-image-4.0.5*.deb
Reboot the system.

sudo reboot

For 64-Bit Systems

Download the .deb packages.

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0.5-wily/linux-headers-4.0.5-040005_4.0.5-040005.201506061639_all.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0.5-wily/linux-headers-4.0.5-040005-generic_4.0.5-040005.201506061639_amd64.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0.5-wily/linux-image-4.0.5-040005-generic_4.0.5-040005.201506061639_amd64.deb
Install them.

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.0.5*.deb linux-image-4.0.5*.deb
Reboot the system.

sudo reboot

To uninstall,

sudo apt-get remove 'linux-headers-4.0.5*' 'linux-image-4.0.5*'

6 comments:

  1. Sometimes "sudo update grub" is needed after "sudo dpkg -i...."

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  2. cool. will give it a try. Really cool site. Thanks!!

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  3. I will remain to 4.0.3. If works greate I don't see any reasons to update it.

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  4. Will these commands work on Debian? If not, can anyone point me to a tutorial as easy to follow as this for Debian?

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  5. "sudo pacman -Syu"

    All set.

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  6. Very nice informative article.

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