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How to Install Linux Kernel 4.1 on Ubuntu 15.04 & Ubuntu 14.04/14.10

In this article we will guide you How to Install or Upgrade Linux Kernel 4.1 (Stable) on Ubuntu Systems with  new updates. Linux Kernel 4.1  includes updated GPU drivers and enhancements for the BTRFS and EXT4 file systems.

What’s New in Linux Kernel 4.1:

Some of highlights for the Linux 4.1 kernel (by Michael Larabel):

  • Significant performance improvements for certain hardware as well as power consumption/efficiency improvements for select Intel hardware.
  • Nouveau ships with GeForce GTX 750 acceleration support that doesn’t require the manual extracting/setup of any non-redistributable firmware blobs.
  • Intel XenGT vGPU support for those wanting Intel graphics acceleration support from Xen guests. The KVM support is still being developed.
  • Radeon DisplayPort MST support.
  • EXT4 file-system encryption thanks to work done by Google in looking to add file-system-level EXT4 encryption for Android.
  • Better RAID 5/6 support with MD RAID.
  • Improved laptop support from major vendors along with better Chromebook Pixel 2 support.
  • Continued bring-up of Intel Skylake support within Linux. Skylake is still on course for launching later this year.
  • ACPI support for AArch64 / 64-bit ARM.
  • Many other changes.

 

1. To install Kernel 4.1 on 32 bit Ubuntu and derivative systems open Terminal and run the following commands:

After downloading the packages,to Install the kernel open a terminal and execute the following command.

After installing the kernel on the system, run the following command in terminal to refresh grub boot-loader then Reboot the system.

2. Install Kernel 4.1 Stable on 64 Bit Ubuntu Systems: Open Terminal and run the following commands :

After downloading the packages,to Install the kernel open a terminal and execute the following command.

After installing the kernel on the system, run the following command in terminal to refresh grub boot-loader then Reboot the system.

3. To Uninstall and Remove Kernel 4.1 (Stable) on ubuntu system and its derivative Open Terminal and run the following commands:

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I started blogging around 2011 at #Ubuntupirates, #ProjectX and #pir8geek, I’m currently working as Network/Linux SysAdmin.

I’m a Linux,opensource advocate and interested in network security and InfoSec.

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