[ubuntu-in] How do I update the kernel using the terminal?

Onkar Shinde onkarshinde at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 06:14:04 BST 2008

On Sun, Sep 14, 2008 at 10:19 PM, Fabian Enos <fabian.rap.more at gmail.com> wrote:
> Onkar: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade does almost the same thing sudo
> apt-get upgrade does for me
> I want to be able to update ONLY the linux kernel

Now I understood what you are looking for. If you like interactive
programs more then you can use aptitude to install packages from
terminal. Just do 'sudo aptitude'.

In case you just want a simple command use command 'sudo apt-get
install linux-image-generic'. linux-image-generic is a meta packages
which always depends on latest kernel for the ubuntu version you are
using and other related packages like restricted modules.

Hope this helps.


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