How to Install Linux Kernel 5.0.5 On Ubuntu/LinuxMint

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Linux Torvalds introduced the Linux kernel 5.0.5 on 30th March 2019.

In this tutorial, I will show you how to Install the Latest version of Kernel 5.0.5 On Ubuntu 18.04 / 16.04 LTS and LinuxMint.

What's new in kernel version 5.0.5

  • Fix kernel crash for R6 in jump label branch function
  • fix enum type confusion
  • Fix clock source mask
  • Fix getting the kernel map
  • Avoid that a kernel warning appears during system resume
  • fix to avoid deadlock of atomic file operations
Note: These mainline kernels do not have any ubuntu provided patches or drivers and not supported or PRODUCTION use.

Installation steps

The below commands will work on Debian-based systems.

Step 1: Download the deb files from or copy the below commands and paste it in terminal one by one according to your CPU architecture

For 32 bit systems


For 64 bit systems

Step 2: After successful downloading install it
sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-5.0.5* linux-image-5.0.5*
Step 3: Verify installed Version

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

uname -r

Removing Kernel 5.0.5

For removing the Kernel 4.14 run the below command in terminal.
sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-5.0.5* linux-image-5.0.5*
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