The fifth maintenance release of Linux Kernel 4.0 series has been made available for download recently bringing more updates and bug fixes.

Here are some of them:

  •     drm/radeon: fix VM_CONTEXT*_PAGE_TABLE_END_ADDR handling
  •     ACPI / init: Fix the ordering of acpi_reserve_resources()
  •     rtlwifi: rtl8192cu: Fix kernel deadlock
  •     ARM: fix missing syscall trace exit
  •     ARM: dts: fix imx27 dtb build rule
  •     ext4: fix NULL pointer dereference when journal restart fails
  •     ext4: fix lazytime optimization
   Linux Kernel 4.0.5 Installation

To install Linux kernel 4.0.5 on Ubuntu/Linux Mint, enter these commands:

cd /tmp 
wget https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/47950494/upubuntu/kernel-4.0.5 
chmod +x kernel-4.0.5 
sudo sh kernel-4.0.5 
sudo reboot

Linux Kernel 4.0.5 Removal (Optional)

To uninstall kernel 4.0.5, write these:

    sudo apt-get purge linux.image-4.0.5-* 
    sudo update-grub

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