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Friday, 29 July 2016

How To: Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 4.7 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint Systems

The Linux Kernel 4.7 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 4.7 in your Ubuntu or Linux Mint system.


Installation

For 32-Bit Systems

Download the .deb packages.

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.7/linux-headers-4.7.0-040700_4.7.0-040700.201608021801_all.deb

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.7/linux-headers-4.7.0-040700-generic_4.7.0-040700.201608021801_i386.deb

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.7/linux-image-4.7.0-040700-generic_4.7.0-040700.201608021801_i386.deb
Install them.

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.7.0*.deb linux-image-4.7.0*.deb
Reboot the system.

sudo reboot

For 64-Bit Systems

Download the .deb packages.

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.7/linux-headers-4.7.0-040700_4.7.0-040700.201608021801_all.deb

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.7/linux-headers-4.7.0-040700-generic_4.7.0-040700.201608021801_amd64.deb

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.7/linux-image-4.7.0-040700-generic_4.7.0-040700.201608021801_amd64.deb
Install them.

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.7.0*.deb linux-image-4.7.0*.deb
Reboot the system.

sudo reboot

To uninstall,

sudo apt-get remove 'linux-headers-4.7.0*' 'linux-image-4.7.0*'

6 comments:

  1. LM 17.3 with kernel 4.6.2 and after installation of 4.7.0 system crash:

    kaslr disabled
    cannot create /sys/kernel/uevent_helper permission denied
    alert /dev/disk/by-uuid/ does not exist Dropping to a shell!

    I always use commands from Your site and this is the first time that happened...

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  2. there bug. i think this post no update at all. because you must look here

    http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/

    and ver 4.7 for cinnamon Linux mint is bugged. after upgraded it's become black screen!

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  3. Hello.
    got this message:
    kernel.ubuntu.com (kernel.ubuntu.com)|91.189.94.216|:80.. 404 Not Found
    2016-08-12 15:18:06 404: Not Found.

    any ideas?

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