How to install Linux kernel 5.7 on Ubuntu / Linux Mint

Linus Torvalds announced the release of Kernel 5.7 a few days ago. To install on 64-bit Ubuntu and Linux Mint:

What’s new Linux 5.7 include:

  • Immediate support for Intel Tiger Lake “Gen12” graphics.
  • AMD Ryzen 4000 “Renoir” mobile graphics support
  • Samsung’s new exFAT driver
  • Apple USB Fast Charge support
  • Zstd compression support for F2FS file system.

How to install Linux kernel 5.7 on Ubuntu:
of Mainline kernel Do not include any drivers or patches provided by Ubuntu. These are not supported and not suitable for production use

The mainline kernel package for Linux 5.7 (64-bit only) can be downloaded from the link below.

Download kernel 5.7

select generic For a typical system lowlatency For low latency systems (eg audio recording):

  1. linux-headers-5.7.0-xxxxxx_all.deb
  2. linux-headers-5.7.0-xxx-generic (/ lowlatency)_xxx_amd64.deb
  3. linux-modules-5.7.0-xxx-generic (/ lowlatency)_xxx_amd64.deb
  4. linux-image-xxx-5.7.0-xxx-generic (/ lowlatency)_xxx_amd64.deb

Alternatively, you can use the terminal command to download and install the kernel binaries (Ctrl + Alt + T will open the terminal).

cd /tmp/

wget -c https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.7/linux-headers-5.7.0-050700_5.7.0-050700.202005312130_all.deb

wget -c https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.7/linux-headers-5.7.0-050700-generic_5.7.0-050700.202005312130_amd64.deb

wget -c https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.7/linux-image-unsigned-5.7.0-050700-generic_5.7.0-050700.202005312130_amd64.deb

wget -c https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.7/linux-modules-5.7.0-050700-generic_5.7.0-050700.202005312130_amd64.deb

sudo dpkg -i *.deb

Once installed, restart your computer and enjoy!

Uninstall Linux Kernel 5.7.

Reboot the machine and select “Boot with previous kernel” in “Grub2-> Advanced Option for Ubuntu” in the boot menu. Then run the command to remove Linux kernel 5.7.

sudo dpkg --purge linux-image-unsigned-5.7.0-050700-generic

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