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Linux Kernel 4.9 Runs On Ubuntu, Debian, and Linux Mint Operating System

Update Date: Dec 26, 2016 09:48 PM EST

Linux creator Linus Benedict Torvalds released the 4.9 version of Linux Kernel. It is expected as the biggest released ever by Linux in the numbers of commits. Due to some important matter, Torvalds tackled the numerous lines of kernel code.

The new Linux Kernel 4.9 features Intel DRM fixes, Better Raspberry Pi Zero support, and other 28 ARM devices. It also includes Better security, memory protection, and file system improvements. The Ubuntu and Linux users can also enjoy the feature of the new released Linux by downloading and installing it to the system.

Just a little overview of Ubuntu, it is a Debian-based Linux operating system that is usually on personal computers, tablets, and smartphones. On the other hand, Linux mint is a Linux distribution that strives to be modern, elegant and comfortable operating system. It provides full multimedia support including some proprietary software that comes with a variety of free open source applications. Both are powerful and easy to use.

As for the installation, users need to download Linux Kernel 4.9 packages depending on the operating system used. Generic should be selected for system common, low latency for low latency system, amd64 for the system of 64bit, i386 for the system of 32bit, and other indicated codes for other types of operating system.

Linux is an open-source software development and distribution. For the command console, commands provided should be run one by one. After following the installation process, restart process should be performed and users can now enjoy the new Linux Kernel 4.9.

Just in case there will be a change of mind will happen and wants to uninstall the process made, One should restart and select boot in the machine with the previous version of the kernel in Grub2 in Advanced menu. Next step should use Ubuntu tweak and another system tool to remove the 4.9 version.


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