This release also introduced two new I/O schedulers.
You can read more about this release in this dedicated article.
After the huge release that was 4.9, I expected things to be pretty quiet, but it ended up very much a fairly average release by modern kernel standards.
So we have about 13,000 commits (not counting merges – that would be another 1200 commits if you count those).
You can either use Terminal to download packages and install them manually or you can use Ukuu utility for a hassle-less experience.n July 2nd, Linus Torvalds announced the release of the latest Linux kernel 4.12.
If you are willing to try out those improvements, you can install Linux kernel 4.12 in Ubuntu or Linux Mint.That's what the update level system was designed for: to protect you against showstopper regressions. it's worthwhile to protect yourself against even a very rare showstopper regression.Nevertheless, just to be on the safe side, you should never apply any updates when you're in the middle of doing important work. First finish your important work, then apply the available updates.For Ubuntu Server or those who prefer the command line, install them via following commands: For 64-bit system: cd /tmp/ wget dpkg -i *cd /tmp/ wget dpkg -i *I'm a freelance blogger who started using Ubuntu 5 years ago and wishes to share my experiences and some useful tips with Ubuntu beginners and lovers.Please notify me if you find any typo/grammar/language mistakes.