How to Install Linux Kernel 4.15.7 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint

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4.15 Series Kernel got an another update and released globally for everyone use.


In this Tutorial, I will show you how to Install the Latest version of Kernel 4.15.7 On Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 17.10 and LinuxMint.

The Latest stable version of Kernel is 4.15.7 and it released on February 28th

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 64 bit systems
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.15.7/linux-headers-4.15.7-041507_4.15.7-041507.201802280530_all.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.15.7/linux-headers-4.15.7-041507-generic_4.15.7-041507.201802280530_amd64.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.15.7/linux-image-4.15.7-041507-generic_4.15.7-041507.201802280530_amd64.deb

For 32 bit systems
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.15.7/linux-headers-4.15.7-041507_4.15.7-041507.201802280530_all.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.15.7/linux-headers-4.15.7-041507-generic_4.15.7-041507.201802280530_i386.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.15.7/linux-image-4.15.7-041507-generic_4.15.7-041507.201802280530_i386.deb
Step 2: After successfully downloading install it
sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.15.7-* linux-image-4.15.7-* .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 4.15.7

For removing the Kernel 4.15.7 run the below command on terminal or use synaptic package manager
sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-4.15.7-* linux-image-4.15.7-*
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