Saturday, 9 July 2016

Ubuntu Kernel Update Utility (Ukuu) v16.7

Ukuu v16.7 is now available. This is a major update which fixes all issues reported with the previous version.

 What's New 
  • Ukuu can now start in non-admin mode. It will prompt for the admin password before installing or removing a kernel.
  • Ubuntu's official kernels will also be listed. It will show all installed Ubuntu kernels with an option to remove them.
  • The notification functionality has been fixed. It will now display a notification dialog with an option to install the new update. The notification interval can also be selected as hourly, daily, weekly, etc.
  • Icons have been added to indicate the kernel type. 


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 Ukuu from the DEB files linked below.
ukuu-latest-i386.deb (32-bit)
ukuu-latest-amd64.deb (64-bit)


Run the following commands in a terminal window:

sudo apt-get purge ukuu


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