Step-by-step – New Kernel Mint Installation Guide

January 15, 2021 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

GNU/Linux Mint Installing New Kernel – Quick-Start Guide

You Are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install a New Complete Kernel Release in Mint GNU/Linux Desktops.

And to Install Linux Kernel on Mint you have 2 choices:

  • Basic: Install a Prebuilt Kernel Image

  • Advanced: Download, Compile and Install Kernel

Especially relevant: prior to a Kernel Update you may follow the below instructions about How to Upgrade Mint.

Finally, the Guide include also instructions about How to Install the Linux Kernel Headers for Mint.

Step-by-step – New Kernel Mint Installation Guide
  1. 1. Upgrading Mint

    So to Upgrade Mint System
    First, Update the Apt Repo Sources with:

    sudo apt update
    Authenticate with the User Admin Pass.
    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo.
    And then play:
    sudo apt upgrade

    How-to Quick-Start with Command Line on Mint GNU/Linux

    Command Line Mint QuickStart Guide
    Next Reboot with:
    sudo reboot
    Possibly to Check the current Kernel version:
    uname -r


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