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Stable Linux Kernel 4.4 Released – Install It On Ubuntu Now

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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*