Install / Upgrade to Linux Kernel 4.5 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint / Debian

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In this Tutorial I will show you how to Install the Latest version of Kernel 4.5 On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 15.10 , LinuxMint / Debian systems.

The Latest stable version of Kernel is 4.5 and it released  on  14th March 2016


Installation steps

The below commnads 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/v4.5-wily/linux-headers-4.5.0-040500_4.5.0-040500.201603140130_all.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.5-wily/linux-headers-4.5.0-040500-generic_4.5.0-040500.201603140130_i386.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.5-wily/linux-image-4.5.0-040500-generic_4.5.0-040500.201603140130_i386.deb

For 64 bit systems
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.5-wily/linux-headers-4.5.0-040500_4.5.0-040500.201603140130_all.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.5-wily/linux-image-4.5.0-040500-generic_4.5.0-040500.201603140130_amd64.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.5-wily/linux-headers-4.5.0-040500-generic_4.5.0-040500.201603140130_amd64.deb
Step 2: After successfull downloading install it
sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.5-* linux-image-4.5-* .deb
Step 3:Verify installed Version

After reboot,your new kernel will be installed and  default,for checking use uname command
uname -r

Removing Kernel 4.5

For removing the Kernel 4.5 run the below command in terminal or use synaptic package manager
sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-4.5-* linux-image-4.5-*

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