How to Install Kernel 5.16 From Source on Debian Buster

November 29, 2021 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

GNU/Linux Debian Buster Building Kernel 5.16 from Source Code Guide

Hi! This tutorial will guide you step-by-step on How to Build and Install a New Custom Kernel 5.16 from Source Code in Debian Buster 10.x GNU/Linux.

Especially relevant: this Debian Buster Kernel 5.16 Setup make use of the latest Source Code.

Again this tutorial make it the Easy Way and so is intended especially for Beginners.

Possibly, a very good Alternative for Desktops is represented by the ready-made XanMod and Liquorix Kernel Setup.

Important to know how this Setup does Not change your existing System and so in any case you will be able to startup with the current Kernel from the GRUB Splash Screen.

For further advanced Kernel Configuration instructions you may see the Linux Kernel Documentation.

Finally, for a Non Bootable System before see: How to chroot on Debian GNU/Linux Tutorial.

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  1. 1. Installing Dependencies

    Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Open Terminal
    First, possibly Upgrade your Debian System with:
    sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade
    And when a New Kernel is installed, to Reboot run:
    sudo reboot
    Then play:
    sudo apt install build-essential libncurses5-dev fakeroot xz-utils libelf-dev bison flex dwarves
    Authenticate with the User Admin Pass.
    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo.

    How to QuickStart with Command Line on Debian GNU/Linux

    Bash Shell Debian QuickStart Guide
  2. 2. Making Target Directory

    Now make the Target Folder
    With:

    mkdir ~/kernel

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