Stable Linux Kernel 4.4 Released – Install It On Ubuntu Now

The stable Linux kernel 4.4.4 has been released. Install Linux Kernel 4.4 on Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 14.10 Systems. Announcing the release, Greg Kroah-Hartman said:

“I’m announcing the release of the 4.4.4 kernel. All users of the 4.4 kernel series must upgrade. The updated 4.4.y git tree can be found at git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git linux-4.4.y and can be browsed at the normal kernel.org git web browser: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git;a=summary.”

Install Linux Kernel 4.4 On Ubuntu

Run the following commands to install Linux Kernel 4.4 on 32 bit Ubuntu and Ubuntu derivatives:

$ cd /tmp
$ wget \
kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.4.4-wily/linux-headers-4.4.4-040404_4.4.4-040404.201603031931_all.deb \
kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.4.4-wily/linux-headers-4.4.4-040404-generic_4.4.4-040404.201603031931_i386.deb \
kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.4.4-wily/linux-image-4.4.4-040404-generic_4.4.4-040404.201603031931_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.4*.deb linux-image-4.4*.deb

Run the following commands to install Linux Kernel 4.4 on 64 bit Ubuntu and Ubuntu derivatives:

$ cd /tmp
$ wget \
kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.4.4-wily/linux-headers-4.4.4-040404_4.4.4-040404.201603031931_all.deb \
kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.4.4-wily/linux-headers-4.4.4-040404-generic_4.4.4-040404.201603031931_amd64.deb \
kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.4.4-wily/linux-image-4.4.4-040404-generic_4.4.4-040404.201603031931_amd64.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.4*.deb linux-image-4.4*.deb

Uninstall Linux Kernel from Ubuntu

If you wish to remove and uninstall LInux Kernel 4.4 from Ubuntu Systems, run the following commands:

$ sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-4.4* linux-image-4.4*

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