Install / Upgrade to Linux Kernel 5.4 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint

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Install / Upgrade to Linux Kernel 5.4 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint

Linux Torvalds released the new kernel 5.4 stable version after 8 release candidates.

Linux Kernel 5.4 bringing some networking updates (mix of network drivers and core networking), and some minor GPU driver updates,some networking updates (mix of network drivers and core networking), and some minor GPU driver updates.

In this tutorial, I will show you how to Install the Latest version of Kernel 5.4 On Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Linux Mint.

This stable version of Kernel 5.4 released on 25th NOV 2019


For change log refer this link

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 in terminal one by one according to your CPU architecture

For 64 bit systems

wget https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.4/linux-headers-5.4.0-050400_5.4.0-050400.201911242031_all.deb
wget https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.4/linux-headers-5.4.0-050400-generic_5.4.0-050400.201911242031_amd64.deb
 wget https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.4/linux-image-unsigned-5.4.0-050400-generic_5.4.0-050400.201911242031_amd64.deb
 wget https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.4/linux-modules-5.4.0-050400-generic_5.4.0-050400.201911242031_amd64.deb
Step 2: After successful downloading install it
sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-5.4* linux-image-5.4*
Step 3: Verify installed Version

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


Removing Kernel 5.4

For removing the Kernel 5.4 run the below command in terminal.
sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-5.4-* linux-image-5.4-*
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