Linux kernel 4.8.14 is coming with networking improvements. Improvements of the networking stack some changes and fixes with DSA (Distributed Switch Architecture), IPv4, IPv6, DCCP (Datagram Congestion Control Protocol), L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol), TIPC (Transparent Inter-process Communication), packet scheduler, Cadence, Marvell, Netlink, Broadcom, and renesas ethernet network controller drivers.
You can read the Changelog from here.
How to Upgrade Linux Kernel 4.8.14 Stable on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS using Script
It is always recommended that back up your important data before you start.
To Upgrade to Linux Kernel 4.8.14 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and other Ubuntu derivative systems. First; launch a terminal window (ctrl+alt+t) and type the code (you can copy – paste the code):
Then type the following code (copy – paste the code) in terminal for permission:
sudo chmod +x kernel-4.8.14-stable
To run the script type the following code (copy – paste the code) in terminal for installing process :
After installation, update the of grub. Then reboot your computer. You will see the kernel 4.8.14 in grub:
PS: Don’t forget installing kernel might your system cause to be unstable. It is always recommended that back up your important data.