Sunday, 17 April 2016

Ubuntu Kernel Upgrade Utility

Ukuu.md

Introducing Ubuntu Kernel Upgrade Utility

This is a tool for installing the latest mainline Linux kernel on Ubuntu-based distributions.

Features:

  • Fetches list of kernels from kernel.ubuntu.com
  • Displays notifications when a new kernel update is available.
  • Downloads and installs packages automatically

Installation

Ubuntu-based Distributions (Ubuntu, Linux Mint, etc)

Packages are available in the Launchpad PPA for supported Ubuntu releases. Run the following commands in a terminal window:

sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:teejee2008/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ukuu

For older Ubuntu releases which have reached end-of-life, you can install Aptik from the DEB files linked below.
ukuu-latest-i386.deb (32-bit)
ukuu-latest-amd64.deb (64-bit)

Debian

DEB files are available from following links:
ukuu-latest-i386.deb (32-bit)
ukuu-latest-amd64.deb (64-bit)

Other Linux Distributions

An installer is available from following links:
ukuu-latest-i386.run (32-bit)
ukuu-latest-amd64.run (64-bit)

Removal

Run the following commands in a terminal window:

sudo apt-get purge ukuu

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13 comments:

  1. Tells me that "Internet connection is not active" that is not the case...

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    1. Please run the following command in a terminal and send me the output:
      ping -q -w 1 -c 1 `ip r | grep default | cut -d ' ' -f 3`

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  2. something wrong with this command...

    Usage: ping [-aAbBdDfhLnOqrRUvV] [-c count] [-i interval] [-I interface]
    [-m mark] [-M pmtudisc_option] [-l preload] [-p pattern] [-Q tos]
    [-s packetsize] [-S sndbuf] [-t ttl] [-T timestamp_option]
    [-w deadline] [-W timeout] [hop1 ...] destination

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    1. Are you able to ping google.com?

      ping -q -w 1 -c 1 google.com

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    2. Update to v16.4.2 and let me know if you are still getting the issue.

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    3. same problem. Linux mint 18.

      ping -q -w 1 -c 1 `ip r | grep default | cut -d ' ' -f 3`
      PING 192.168.1.254 (192.168.1.254) 56(84) bytes of data.

      --- 192.168.1.254 ping statistics ---
      1 packets transmitted, 0 received, 100% packet loss, time 0ms

      guerriero83@finoallafine ~ $ ping -q -w 1 -c 1 google.com
      PING google.com (172.217.19.78) 56(84) bytes of data.

      --- google.com ping statistics ---
      1 packets transmitted, 0 received, 100% packet loss, time 0ms

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  3. it's coming from my VPN
    ukuu works fine when VPN's off

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  4. ok
    where is it ?
    apt-get doesn't find it, 16.4.1 only...

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    1. Try again after running 'apt-get update'. It takes some time for the new packages to show up on Launchpad.

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  5. everything's OK with 16.4.2 !
    thanks for your help
    keep on the good work

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  6. This is neato, but it freezes on refresh.

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  7. Is there a way to install related firmware?

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  8. It must be removed first proprietary graphics card drivers?
    Thank you.
    I do not speak English, translated by google

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