4.8 kernel for Xenial

J Fernyhough j.fernyhough at gmail.com
Mon Nov 21 21:12:50 UTC 2016

On 21/11/16 21:01, JMZ wrote:
> Try the canonical-kernel-team ppa to get 4.8.x and onwards. Never had a
> problem with it even when running xenial.
> https://launchpad.net/~canonical-kernel-team/+archive/ubuntu/ppa

While it will probably work fine for most people, it's not necessarily a

> This ppa is used for building pre-release and test kernels.
> It IS NOT RECOMMENDED that you subscribe to this PPA.

However, given that there is a 'linux-lts-yakkety' metapackage in there
the work is definitely underway to bring it to xenial proper.

As for the timeline...


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