How to Install Kernel 4.1.6 LTS in Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Derivatives

How to Install Kernel 4.1.6 in Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Derivatives

Linux kernel 4.1.6 LTS has been announced and released by Greg Kroah-Hartman. It now available to download and install.

Linux kernel 4.1.6 LTS updates numerous drivers, especially for things like CLK, Crypto, DMA, GPU (mostly Radeon and Intel i915), hwmon, MD, networking (mostly Wireless, for things like ath10k), PHY, SCSI, Staging, Thermal, USB, and Xen. Additionally, there are sound improvements, and fixes for the NFS and OCFS2 file systems.

To download and install Linux kernel 4.1.6 in Ubuntu-based distribution, you can following the tutorial in below.

Download and Install Kernel 4.1.6 LTS for Ubuntu 14.04/14.10/15.04, Linux Mint 17 and Derivatives

Download Kernel 4.1.6 – 32bit version

cd /tmp
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.1.6-unstable/linux-headers-4.1.6-040106_4.1.6-040106.201508170230_all.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.1.6-unstable/linux-headers-4.1.6-040106-generic_4.1.6-040106.201508170230_i386.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.1.6-unstable/linux-image-4.1.6-040106-generic_4.1.6-040106.201508170230_i386.deb

Install Kernel 4.1.6 LTS – 32bit version

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.1.6*.deb linux-image-4.1.6*.deb

Download Kernel 4.1.6 LTS – 64bit version

cd /tmp
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.1.6-unstable/linux-headers-4.1.6-040106_4.1.6-040106.201508170230_all.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.1.6-unstable/linux-headers-4.1.6-040106-generic_4.1.6-040106.201508170230_amd64.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.1.6-unstable/linux-image-4.1.6-040106-generic_4.1.6-040106.201508170230_amd64.deb

Install Kernel 4.1.6 LTS – 64bit version

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.1.6*.deb linux-image-4.1.6*.deb

Once installed, reboot your computer

sudo reboot

If you want remove/uninstall linux kernel 4.1.6 LTS from ubuntu and derivatives, you can type the following command:

sudo apt-get remove 'linux-headers-4.1.6*' 'linux-image-4.1.6*'

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