Install Kernel 4.19.5 in Ubuntu 18.04 / LinuxMint

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A new updated version has been released for the 4.19 series after a week which makes the branch as stable on the kernel.org.

In this Tutorial, I will show you how to Install the Latest version of Kernel 4.19.5 On Ubuntu 18.04 LTS / 18.10 and LinuxMint.

The Latest stable version of Kernel is 4.19.5 and it released on 27th November 2018

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 into terminal one by one according to your CPU architecture

For 32 bit systems

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.19.5/linux-headers-4.19.5-041905_4.19.5-041905.201811271131_all.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.19.5/linux-headers-4.19.5-041905-generic_4.19.5-041905.201811271131_i386.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.19.5/linux-image-4.19.5-041905-generic_4.19.5-041905.201811271131_i386.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.19.5/linux-modules-4.19.5-041905-generic_4.19.5-041905.201811271131_i386.deb

For 64 bit systems

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.19.5/linux-headers-4.19.5-041901_4.19.5-041901.201811041431_all.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.19.5/linux-headers-4.19.5-041905-generic_4.19.5-041905.201811271131_amd64.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.19.5/linux-image-unsigned-4.19.5-041901-generic_4.19.5-041901.201811041431_amd64.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.19.5/linux-modules-4.19.5-041901-generic_4.19.5-041901.201811041431_amd64.deb
Step 2: After successful downloading install it
sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.19.5-* linux-image-4.19.5-* .deb
Step 3: Verify the 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 4.19.5

For removing the Kernel 4.19.5 run the below command in terminal or use the package manager
sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-4.19.5-* linux-image-4.19.5-*
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