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How To Install Or Upgrade Your Ubuntu to Linux Kernel 4.12.5

Today, we will show you some steps to install or upgrade your ubuntu to linux kernel. The Latest stable version of Kernel which was releaseed on 6th August 2017 is 4.12.5.

How to Install the Latest version of Kernel 4.12.5 On Ubuntu.


Installation steps:

Step 1:
For 32 Bit Systems:

Download the deb files using wget for 32 bit systems:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.12.5/linux-headers-4.12.5-041205_4.12.5-041205.201708061334_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.12.5/linux-headers-4.12.5-041205-generic_4.12.5-041205.201708061334_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.12.5/linux-image-4.12.5-041205-generic_4.12.5-041205.201708061334_i386.deb

For 64 bit systems

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.12.5/linux-headers-4.12.5-041205_4.12.5-041205.201708061334_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.12.5/linux-headers-4.12.5-041205-generic_4.12.5-041205.201708061334_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.12.5/linux-image-4.12.5-041205-generic_4.12.5-041205.201708061334_amd64.deb

Step 2: Now install it

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.12.5-* linux-image-4.12.5-* .deb

Now latest kernel will be installed and will be set as a default. To make sure it is done, use following command:

uname -r

Steps To Remove Kernel:

sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-4.12.5-* linux-image-4.12.5-*

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