I hope the 4.15 kernel is out soon.

My PC got bricked by the Intel related updates to the Kernel.

How do I upgrade to Ubuntu's latest mainline (stable) kernel version 4.14.13?


wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.14.13/linux-headers-4.14.13-041413_4.14.13-041413.201801101001_all.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.14.13/linux-headers-4.14.13-041413-generic_4.14.13-041413.201801101001_amd64.deb
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.14.13/linux-image-4.14.13-041413-generic_4.14.13-041413.201801101001_amd64.deb

Step 2: After successfully downloading install it

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.14.13-* linux-image-4.14.13-* .deb

Step 3: Verify installed Version

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    Possible duplicate of How do I install a .deb file via the command line? – karel Jan 14 '18 at 0:00
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    You do understand those mainline kernels are non - standard, intended for testing only, and unsupported ? – Panther Jan 14 '18 at 2:42
  • "Doesn't work" is not an error description. – psusi Jan 14 '18 at 3:09
  • Could you please add a little more detail? What exactly did you do, what did you expect to happen and what happened instead? Did you encounter any warning or error messages? Please reproduce them in their entirety in your question. You can select, copy and paste terminal content and most dialogue messages in Ubuntu. Please edit your post to add information instead of posting a comment. (see How do I ask a good question?) – David Foerster Jan 14 '18 at 11:46
  • Voting to Reopen. I think the question is pretty clear. OP needs a fix for a broken Intel feature. The fix is only available in Kernel 4.14.13 and OP wants to install it. This could be a duplicate of many questions of how to install latest mainline kernel though. – WinEunuuchs2Unix Jan 14 '18 at 19:18

The command line to install the kernel image has an empty space before the ".deb", enter the following line instead:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.14.13-* linux-image-4.14.13-*.deb
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    I should mention there are easier ways than using wget in CLI which your answer doesn't touch on. ie: askubuntu.com/questions/879888/… – WinEunuuchs2Unix Jan 14 '18 at 19:21
  • Both methods don't work reliably in the current Meltdown/Spectre mess. I think this discussion is better suited on reddit.com – mrsteve Jan 15 '18 at 18:52

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