By using Ukuu (Ubuntu Kernel Update Utility), a simple app with clean GUI, you can install new mainline kernels published by Canonical. 6 Finally, type the following command or use copy/paste method to update your Kernel: sudo apt-get install linux-headers-3. Final Thoughts Granted only two distributions were touched on here, but this should illustrate how easily a Linux installation is updated. Once the download and installation is complete, reboot your computer with the following command: $ reboot $ uname -r You can see that the kernel is updated to 4. If you want to go through with the update enter y (no quotes) and hit Enter. Of course, at the time, most everyone trying their hand at Linux knew they were getting into something that would require some work. I would like to upgrade kernel without compiling from source code i. You can follow the same procedure in other Ubuntu derivates like Linux Mint and elementaryOS.
Now let s take a look at upgrading Fedora via the command line. To accept all updates click the y key (no quotes) and hit Enter. So to make the task of covering this topic less epic, I will cover the Ubuntu and Fedora systems. Hence the disclaimer of only doing this if you know what your doing. 1 with UKUU, run the following command: $ xhost + $ sudo ukuu --install v4. 0-35-generic - Linux kernel image for version 4. If youre running a Ubuntu-based Linux distro, youre in for a treat. 3 Now you need to type the following command or use copy/paste method: sudo apt-get update and hit Enter.
0-26 kernel if you have add the properly commands. But if someone really need something that is only available in a later version of the kernel and feel like updating the kernel, then this article is for you. The updates will proceed and you can continue on with¬† your work.. Fortunately times and Linux have changed. tgz archives which contain pre-built binaries And of course there is also installing from source or pre-compiled. Let s take a look at how the same process happens on Fedora (Fedora 12 to be exact). You may have logged to an old grub entry. .