Install / Upgrade to Linux Kernel 4.0 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint / Debian

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In this Tutorial I will show you how to Install the Latest version of Kernel 4.0 On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 14.10 / 12.04 LTS , LinuxMint / Debian systems.

The Latest stable version of Kernel is 4.0.0 and it released  on  13th April 2015
 

Installation steps

Step 1: Download the deb files directly using wget ,copy the below commands and paste it in terminal one by one according to your cpu architecture
 

For 32 bit systems
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0-vivid/linux-headers-4.0.0-040000_4.0.0-040000.201504121935_all.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0-vivid/linux-headers-4.0.0-040000-generic_4.0.0-040000.201504121935_i386.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0-vivid/linux-image-4.0.0-040000-generic_4.0.0-040000.201504121935_i386.deb
For 64 bit systems
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0-vivid/linux-headers-4.0.0-040000_4.0.0-040000.201504121935_all.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0-vivid/linux-headers-4.0.0-040000-generic_4.0.0-040000.201504121935_amd64.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0-vivid/linux-image-4.0.0-040000-generic_4.0.0-040000.201504121935_amd64.deb
Step 2: After successfull downloading install it
sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.0.0-* linux-image-4.0.0-* .deb
Step 3:Verify installed Version

After successfull installation reboot the system,Your new kernel will be installed and set as default,for checking use uname command

uname -r
Removing Kernel 4.0.0
 
For removing the Kernel 4.0.0 run the below command in terminal or use synaptic package manager

sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-4.0.0-* linux-image-4.0.0-*
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