Ubuntu Linux kernel 4.15 installation guide

This installation guide describes how to install Linux Kernel 4.15 on Ubuntu Linux. This works with the latest version of Ubuntu Linux and most Ubuntu-based distributions including Kubuntu and Mint.

The included kernel files have been compiled using the generic Ubuntu configuration. A low latency version is also available in the directory of the linked files.

This post is an update of “Ubuntu Linux kernel 4.14 installation guide

The files can be found at kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.15/

Installation Guide (GUI)

Moving the Ethereum blockchain on Windows

The ethereum blockchain is more than 50 GB, so it`s not ideal to have it on your C-drive when you have a small drive like a SDD.
The best practise to free up space is to move it to another drive and create a symlink.

Run DOS (cmd.exe) as Administrator and run the following commands

cd C:\Users\[user]\AppData\Roaming\
mklink /D Ethereum D:\Ethereum

Ubuntu Linux kernel 4.14 installation guide

This installation guide describes how to install Linux Kernel 4.14 on Ubuntu Linux. This works with the latest version of Ubuntu Linux and most Ubuntu-based distributions including Kubuntu and Mint.

The included kernel files have been compiled using the generic Ubuntu configuration. A low latency version is also available in the directory of the linked files.

This post is an update of “Ubuntu Linux kernel 4.13 installation guide

The files can be found at kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.14/

Installation Guide (GUI)

    1. Download the kernel headers package:
      linux-headers-4.14.0-041400_4.14.0-041400.201711122031_all.deb
  1. And the appropriate headers package for your system (choose yours)
  2. And the kernel image  (choose yours)
  3. Install the files in the same order as downloaded above. So first install the headers (generic and CPU) and finally the image (1 file).
  4. In the terminal run:
    sudo update-grub
  5. Reboot and select the kernel from the bootloader menu