How to Install Linux Kernel 4.16 on Ubuntu 17.10 and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - But you may want to wait a bit...

How to Install Linux Kernel 4.16 on Ubuntu 17.10 and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - But you may want to wait a bit longer

Linux kernel 4.16 brings numerous updated drivers and a bunch of other general performance improvements, but it doesn't mean you have to upgrade to this version, especially if everything works smoothly for you. This tutorial is addressed to all those who need better hardware support or want to be bleeding-edge.

Before going into detailed installation instructions, be warned that some things might break after installing this new kernel, such as your VirtualBox kernel modules, or other kernel modules that don't support Linux 4.16, as well as any proprietary drivers (AMD, Nvidia, Broadcom, etc.) you might have installed.

On the other hand, if you rely on the open-source graphics drivers for gaming, we recommend installing the Linux 4.16 kernel because it brings several performance improvements to those Intel and AMD Vulkan and OpenGL drivers. The instructions below are provided for Ubuntu 17.10 and 16.04 LTS, but should work on other derivatives too.

See http://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-install-linux-kernel-4-16-on-ubuntu-17-10-and-ubuntu-16-04-lts-520514.shtml

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How to Install Linux Kernel 4.16 on Ubuntu 17.10 and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
The tutorial can also be used on other Ubuntu derivatives

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