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    Upgrading the Linux Kernel on Ubuntu

    To upgrade to the latest stable Linux kernel on Ubuntu:

    1. Get and install the available updated kernel.

      hostOS:$ sudo apt-get install linux-image-generic-lts-utopic

    2. Reboot the host OS.

      hostOS:$ reboot

    3. Optionally, type uname -a in a terminal on your host OS to verify that the host OS is using the latest kernel version.

      hostOS:$ uname -a

      3.16.0-48-generic

    Modified: 2017-12-04