Install / Upgrade to Linux Kernel 4.4 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint / Debian

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In this Tutorial I will show you how to Install the Latest version of Kernel 4.4 On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 15.10 , LinuxMint / Debian systems.

The Latest stable version of Kernel is 4.4 and it released  on  11th January 2016

Installation steps

The below commands will work on debian based systems.

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/v4.4-wily//linux-headers-4.4.0-040400_4.4.0-040400.201601101930_all.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.4-wily//linux-headers-4.4.0-040400-generic_4.4.0-040400.201601101930_i386.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.4-wily//linux-image-4.4.0-040400-generic_4.4.0-040400.201601101930_i386.deb
For 64 bit systems
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.4-wily//linux-headers-4.4.0-040400_4.4.0-040400.201601101930_all.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.4-wily//linux-headers-4.4.0-040400-generic_4.4.0-040400.201601101930_amd64.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.4-wily//linux-image-4.4.0-040400-generic_4.4.0-040400.201601101930_amd64.deb
Step 2: After successfull downloading install it
sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.4-* linux-image-4.4-* .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 4.4

For removing the Kernel 4.4 run the below command in terminal or use synaptic package manager
sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-4.4-* linux-image-4.4-*
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