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How to Install or Upgrade Linux Kernel 4.0 (Stable Release) on Ubuntu/LinuxMint

In this article we will guide you How to Install or Upgrade Linux Kernel 4.0 in its stable release and now available for download.

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Whats new on this release?

    • Live Kernel Patching, you can install kernetl udpdates w/o rebooting the system
    • Intel Quark SoC x86 platform support
    • DisplayPort Audio, and better better fan control support for the Radeon DRM driver.
    • Full IBM z13 support
    • GK20A re-clocking support for Nouveau DRM drivers
    • RAID 5/6 improvements for Btrfs and fixes to the F2FS file-system
    • Graphics and power-management support for Intel’s Skylake processors
    • Intel Quark SoC support
    • PlayStation PS 3 support.
    • new ARM hardware support, IBM z13 support, better Toshiba laptop support, improved Logitech HID support, and more.

1. To install/upgrade kernel 4.0 in Ubuntu or Linuxmint System.

Note: The ubuntu kernel team has made a binary packages available for Download.

For 64-Bit Sysyem download the .deb packages:

2. 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.


For 32-Bit Sysyem download the .deb packages:

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 or revert.

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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