[SOLVED] LTS Linux Kernel

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[SOLVED] LTS Linux Kernel

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Why is official LTS kernel not used by Min or Ubuntu?

4.15 is used when 4.14 or 4.19 are the official available LTSkernels from kernel.org.
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Re: LTS Linux Kernel

Post by ClixTrix »

Ubuntu takes the mainline kernels from kernel.org and creates their own kernels including LTS kernels, like the 4.15.0- series. Mint is based upon Ubuntu and uses their kernels.

If you'd prefer to work with mainline kernels, there is a utility UKUU that supports their use. I generally don't recommend the mainline kernels, unless their is a problem, e.g. hardware that needs a newer kernel for full support.
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