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Install Linux Kernel 5.0 RC1 On Ubuntu / Linux Mint

Install Linux Kernel 5.0 RC1 On Ubuntu _ Linux Mint
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Insight: Install Linux Kernel 5.0 RC1 On Ubuntu / Linux Mint

Linux kernel 5.0 RC1 is out for download. It has various features like support for the Nvidia RTX Turing GPUs. AMD FreeSync and Raspberry Pi touchscreen support also have been added in Linux kernel 5.0 RC1. NXP PowerPC processors are finally getting Spectre V2 patches.

Install Linux Kernel 5.0 RC1 On Ubuntu / Linux Mint

You can use this method to install Linux Kernel 5.0 RC1  on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver, Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish, Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus, Linux Mint 19.1, Elementary OS 5 ‘Juno’ and other Ubuntu based operating systems.

Open a terminal and run the following commands:

wget https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.0-rc1/linux-headers-5.0.0-050000rc1_5.0.0-050000rc1.201901062130_all.deb \\ https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.0-rc1/linux-headers-5.0.0-050000rc1-generic_5.0.0-050000rc1.201901062130_amd64.deb \\ https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.0-rc1/linux-headers-5.0.0-050000rc1-lowlatency_5.0.0-050000rc1.201901062130_amd64.deb \\ https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.0-rc1/linux-image-unsigned-5.0.0-050000rc1-generic_5.0.0-050000rc1.201901062130_amd64.deb \\ https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.0-rc1/linux-image-unsigned-5.0.0-050000rc1-lowlatency_5.0.0-050000rc1.201901062130_amd64.deb \\ https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.0-rc1/linux-modules-5.0.0-050000rc1-generic_5.0.0-050000rc1.201901062130_amd64.deb \\ https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.0-rc1/linux-modules-5.0.0-050000rc1-lowlatency_5.0.0-050000rc1.201901062130_amd64.deb

Now, Install kernel 5.0 rc1 on Ubuntu:

sudo dpkg i *.deb

Now, Reboot your Ubuntu operating system with the following command:

sudo reboot

You can check your Linux kernel version by the command below :

uanem -a

If you want to download the Linux kernel 5.0 RC1 source:

Linux Kernel 5.0 RC1

 

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