How To Install Linux Kernel 5.7 in Ubuntu / LinuxMint

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Linus Torvalds announced the Linux Kernel 5.7 after seven weeks in development and available for the general usage with new features and improvements.

As per Linus Torvalds for Kernel 5.7

So we had a fairly calm last week, with nothing really screaming “let’s delay one more rc”. Knock wood – let’s hope we don’t have anything silly lurking this time, like the last-minute wifi regression we had in 5.6

Linux Kernel 5.7 Comes with Apple USB “Fast charge” driver, Intel Tiger lake Gen12 Graphics, F2FS Zstd support, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 support on this mainline kernel and more.

This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install kernel 5.7 in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 19.10, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, and LinuxMint 19.3.

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How to Install Linux Kernel 5.7 in Ubuntu / LinuxMint?

Step 1: Update the system before proceeding to install kernel 5.7

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade

Step 2: Download the mainline kernel packages for Kernel 5.7 from the Ubuntu kernel page or use the below commands.

For 64 bit systems

wget https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.7/linux-headers-5.7.0-050700_5.7.0-050700.202005312130_all.deb

wget https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.7/linux-headers-5.7.0-050700-generic_5.7.0-050700.202005312130_amd64.deb

wget https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.7/linux-image-unsigned-5.7.0-050700-generic_5.7.0-050700.202005312130_amd64.deb

wget https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.7/linux-modules-5.7.0-050700-generic_5.7.0-050700.202005312130_amd64.deb

Step 3: Install the Deb files

sudo dpkg -i .deb

Step 4:Reboot and Validate

Once the installation succeeded , reboot the system and verify the newly installed kernel by using the below commands.

uname -r

Install linux kernel 5.7 in ubuntu

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