Linux Kernel 4.6.2 (Stable) – Install Or Upgrade Kernel On Ubuntu 16.04

Linux Kernel 4.6.2 (Stable) – Upgrade to the latest Linux kernel in Ubuntu Systems. Install Linux Kernel 4.6.2 in Ubuntu 16.04. Terminal commands to install Linux Kernel 4.6.2 in 32 Bit/64 Bit Ubuntu 16.04 Systems.
Install Linux Kernel 4.6.2 On 32 Bit Ubuntu Systems
Run the following commands in Terminal to install Linux Kernel 4.6.2 On 32 Bit Ubuntu Systems:

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.6.2-yakkety/linux-headers-4.6.2-040602_4.6.2-040602.201606100516_all.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.6.2-yakkety/linux-headers-4.6.2-040602-generic_4.6.2-040602.201606100516_i386.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.6.2-yakkety/linux-image-4.6.2-040602-generic_4.6.2-040602.201606100516_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.6.2*.deb linux-image-4.6.2*.deb

Install Linux Kernel 4.6.2 On 64 Bit Ubuntu Systems
Run the following commands in Terminal to install Linux Kernel 4.6.2 On 64 Bit Ubuntu Systems:

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.6.2-yakkety/linux-headers-4.6.2-040602_4.6.2-040602.201606100516_all.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.6.2-yakkety/linux-headers-4.6.2-040602-generic_4.6.2-040602.201606100516_amd64.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.6.2-yakkety/linux-image-4.6.2-040602-generic_4.6.2-040602.201606100516_amd64.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.6.2*.deb linux-image-4.6.2*.deb

Once the Kernel is installed, run the commands given below to update GRUB and reboot the system. While rebooting the computer, select the newly released Kernel in GRUB :

$ sudo update-grub
$ sudo reboot

Remove Kernel

If you aren’t happy with the Kernel and wish to uninstall and remove the newly installed Kernel, run the following command:

$ sudo apt-get remove 'linux-headers-4.6.2*' 'linux-image-4.6.2*'

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