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Thursday, 2 July 2015

How To: Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 4.1.1 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint Systems

    The Linux Kernel 4.1.1 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 4.1.1 in your Ubuntu or Linux Mint system.


Installation

For 32-Bit Systems

Download the .deb packages.

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.1.1-unstable/linux-headers-4.1.1-040101_4.1.1-040101.201507030635_all.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.1.1-unstable/linux-headers-4.1.1-040101-generic_4.1.1-040101.201507030635_i386.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.1.1-unstable/linux-image-4.1.1-040101-generic_4.1.1-040101.201507030635_i386.deb
Install them.

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.1.1*.deb linux-image-4.1.1*.deb
Reboot the system.

sudo reboot

For 64-Bit Systems

Download the .deb packages.

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.1.1-unstable/linux-headers-4.1.1-040101_4.1.1-040101.201507030635_all.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.1.1-unstable/linux-headers-4.1.1-040101-generic_4.1.1-040101.201507030635_amd64.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.1.1-unstable/linux-image-4.1.1-040101-generic_4.1.1-040101.201507030635_amd64.deb
Install them.

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.1.1*.deb linux-image-4.1.1*.deb
Reboot the system.

sudo reboot

To uninstall,

sudo apt-get remove 'linux-headers-4.1.1*' 'linux-image-4.1.1*'

10 comments:

  1. The Kernel Files seems to be offline:

    Not Found

    The requested URL /~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.1.1-unstable/linux-headers-4.1.1-040101_4.1.1-040101.201507011435_all.deb was not found on this server.

    Apache/2.2.22 (Ubuntu) Server at kernel.ubuntu.com Port 80

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    1. Updated the links. Please check now.

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    2. Seems to be working now,thanks!

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  3. after "...wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.1.1-unstable/linux-headers-4.1.1-040101_4.1.1-040101.201507011435_all.deb..."

    message is: 404 Not Found

    any help?

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  4. Thank you very much for the time that it took you to create this walk-through.

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  5. Ok, third time. Getting an account here is like pulling teeth.

    Mandar Shinde, thanks a lot!

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