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Sunday, 12 July 2015

How To: Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 4.1.2 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint Systems

    The Linux Kernel 4.1.2 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 4.1.2 in your Ubuntu or Linux Mint system.


Installation

For 32-Bit Systems

Download the .deb packages.

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.1.2-unstable/linux-headers-4.1.2-040102_4.1.2-040102.201507101335_all.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.1.2-unstable/linux-headers-4.1.2-040102-generic_4.1.2-040102.201507101335_i386.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.1.2-unstable/linux-image-4.1.2-040102-generic_4.1.2-040102.201507101335_i386.deb
Install them.

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.1.2*.deb linux-image-4.1.2*.deb
Reboot the system.

sudo reboot

For 64-Bit Systems

Download the .deb packages.

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.1.2-unstable/linux-headers-4.1.2-040102_4.1.2-040102.201507101335_all.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.1.2-unstable/linux-headers-4.1.2-040102-generic_4.1.2-040102.201507101335_amd64.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.1.2-unstable/linux-image-4.1.2-040102-generic_4.1.2-040102.201507101335_amd64.deb
Install them.

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.1.2*.deb linux-image-4.1.2*.deb
Reboot the system.

sudo reboot

To uninstall,

sudo apt-get remove 'linux-headers-4.1.2*' 'linux-image-4.1.2*'

2 comments:

  1. Thank you for sharing this so I don't have to wait til the next distro release.

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  2. Running Linux Mint 17.2 got build errors and when rebooted it timed out and rejected the boot up. Reverted back to the previous kernel and removed this version. Anyone else run into this? Cut/pasted exactly as described...

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