Upgrading the Linux Kernel manually is simple!
Find the Kernel you want at the
kernel-ppa and download the
.deb-files of interest (4 in total).
If you are reading this article, you want to download:
For instance, if you want to download the Linux 5.6 Kernel, the files are:
linux-headers-5.6.0-050600_5.6.0-050600.202003292333_all.deb linux-headers-5.6.0-050600-generic_5.6.0-050600.202003292333_amd64.deb linux-image-unsigned-5.6.0-050600-generic_5.6.0-050600.202003292333_amd64.deb linux-modules-5.6.0-050600-generic_5.6.0-050600.202003292333_amd64.deb
Put them all somewhere nice, like in:
It’s as simple as running
sudo dpkg -i *.deb in whichever directory you chose
to put your
Make the Kernel bootable
If you are using
grub, I think all is fine here, but I’m running
systemd-boot so according to
are some extra steps. Head over to his site and read from Copying the installed
kernel to make it bootable and down.