How To Install Linux Kernel 6.1 On Ubuntu

How To Install Linux Kernel 6.1 On Ubuntu

How To Install Linux Kernel 6.1 On Ubuntu

There are multiple ways to install Linux Kernel 6.1 on Ubuntu.

Method I:

1. How To Install Linux kernel 6.1 On Ubuntu via CLI

In this method, you need to manually download the kernel packages from the mainline Ubuntu kernel PPA archive/

Download the following packages listed below in a folder in your Home directory.

https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v6.1.4/amd64/linux-image-unsigned-6.1.4-060104-generic_6.1.4-060104.202301071207_amd64.deb
https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v6.1.4/amd64/linux-modules-6.1.4-060104-generic_6.1.4-060104.202301071207_amd64.deb
https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v6.1.4/amd64/linux-headers-6.1.4-060104-generic_6.1.4-060104.202301071207_amd64.deb
https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v6.1.4/amd64/linux-headers-6.1.4-060104_6.1.4-060104.202301071207_all.deb

Now, you need to install them all at once by running the following command.

sudo dpkg -i *.deb

Reboot your Ubuntu after the installation process is complete.

Method II:

2. How To Install Linux Kernel 6.1 On Ubuntu Via Mainline Tool

This is the easiest way to install Linux Kernel on Ubuntu. Run the following command to install the Mainline Tool at first.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cappelikan/ppa
sudo apt update
sudo apt install -y mainline

Once the app is installed, You can easily install the latest available Linux 6.1 kernel packages from the mainline tool. You will see Linux Kernel 6.1 at the top of the app.

 

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