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How to update the Linux kernel.

Verify your current kernel version:

uname -r

To update the Linux kernel, select a version from the following URL:

http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/

For example v4.14.13:

http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.14.13/

Download the files for the architecture that you require. i.e. amd64 generic:

linux-headers-4.14.13-041413_4.14.13-041413.201801101001_all.deb
linux-headers-4.14.13-041413-generic_4.14.13-041413.201801101001_amd64.deb
linux-image-4.14.13-041413-generic_4.14.13-041413.201801101001_amd64.deb

Once downloaded, issue the following command and reboot to update the kernel to the desired version:

sudo dpkg -i *.deb

Verify that the new kernel is being used:

uname -r
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