How to Install Linux Kernel 4.15 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint

After 9 release candidates, Linux Kernel 4.15 stable was finally announced earlier today. Kernel 4.15 is the first to be fully patched against the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities. “After a release cycle that was unusual in so many (bad) ways, this last week was really pleasant. Quiet and small, and no last-minutepanics, just small… Continue reading How to Install Linux Kernel 4.15 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint

How to Install Linux Kernel 4.12 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint

The 4.12 Linux Kernel was finally released earlier today. Linus Torvalds announced in lkml.org: Things were quite calm this week, so I really didn’t have any real reason to delay the 4.12 release. As mentioned over the various rc announcements, 4.12 is one of the bigger releases historically, and I think only 4.9 ends up… Continue reading How to Install Linux Kernel 4.12 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint

How to Install Linux 4.11 Kernel in Ubuntu / Linux Mint

Linux 4.11 Kernel was officially released on April 30th. Linus Torvalds announced in lkml.org: So after that extra week with an rc8, things were pretty calm, and I’m much happier releasing a final 4.11 now. We still had various smaller fixes the last week, but nothing that made me go “hmm..”. Shortlog appended for people… Continue reading How to Install Linux 4.11 Kernel in Ubuntu / Linux Mint