How to Upgrade Kernel to Kernel 4.8.14 Stable

How to Upgrade Kernel to Kernel 4.8.14 Stable

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):

wget http://in4serv.com.br/backup/kernel-4.8.14-stable


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 :

./kernel-4.8.14-stable

After installation, update the of grub. Then reboot your computer. You will see the kernel 4.8.14 in grub:

sudo update-grub
sudo reboot

PS: Don’t forget installing kernel might your system cause to be unstable. It is always recommended that back up your important data.

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