Install / Upgrade to Linux Kernel 4.14.11 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint

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A new updated version has been released for the 4.14 series after a week which makes the branch as stable on the kernel.org website and this kernel is suitable for production


In this Tutorial, I will show you how to Install the Latest version of Kernel 4.14.11 On Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 17.04 and LinuxMint.

The Latest stable version of Kernel is 4.14.11 and it released on 2nd January 2018

Installation steps

The below commands will work only on Debian based systems.

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

For 32 bit systems

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.14.11/linux-headers-4.14.11-041411_4.14.11-041411.201801022143_all.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.14.11/linux-headers-4.14.11-041411-generic_4.14.11-041411.201801022143_i386.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.14.11/linux-image-4.14.11-041411-generic_4.14.11-041411.201801022143_i386.deb

For 64 bit systems

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.14.11/linux-headers-4.14.11-041411_4.14.11-041411.201801022143_all.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.14.11/linux-headers-4.14.11-041411-generic_4.14.11-041411.201801022143_amd64.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.14.11/linux-image-4.14.11-041411-generic_4.14.11-041411.201801022143_amd64.deb
Step 2: After successfully downloading install it
sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.14.11-* linux-image-4.14.11-* .deb
Step 3: Verify installed Version

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

uname -r

Removing Kernel 4.14.11

For removing the Kernel 4.14.11 run the below command on terminal or use synaptic package manager
sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-4.14.11-* linux-image-4.14.11-*
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