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Linux kernel 4.10.0

 

The first, stable Linux kernel of the 4.10.x line – 4.10.0 just landed in Sparky “unstable” repository.

The Sparky’s Linux kernel is available in Sparky “unstable” repository, so enabled it to upgrade (if you have older version already installed) or to make fresh installation:
https://sparkylinux.org/wiki/doku.php/repository

Follow the Wiki page: https://sparkylinux.org/wiki/doku.php/linux_kernel to install the latest Sparky’s Linux kernel.

Then reboot your machine to take effects.

To quick remove older version of the Linux kernel, simply run APTus-> Remove-> Uninstall Old Kernel script.

 

Linux kernel 4.9.1

 

The latest stable Linux kernel 4.9.1 landed in Sparky “unstable” repository.

The Sparky Linux kernel is available in Sparky “unstable” repository, so enable it to upgrade or make fresh installation.

According to small changes around sparky lists, make sure that the Sparky ‘unstable’ repository is placed in the file:
/etc/apt/sources.list.d/sparky-unstable.list
The change has been made via update of ‘sparky-apt’ 4.x package.

Follow the Wiki page: https://sparkylinux.org/wiki/doku.php/linux_kernel to install the latest Sparky’s Linux kernel.

Then reboot your machine to take effects.

To quick remove older version of the Linux kernel, simply run APTus-> Remove-> Uninstall Old Kernel script.

 

Linux kernel 4.9.0

 

The first, stable Linux kernel of the 4.9.x line – 4.9.0 landed in Sparky “unstable” repository.

I was really busy last week creating and uploading new iso images of Sparky 4.5.2. I also tried to build the Linux kernel 4.9.0, but it did not work as it should.

I rebuilt it today, so can be installed or upgraded if you already have installed older Sparky’s Linux kernel. The Sparky Linux kernel is available in Sparky “unstable” repository, so enabled it to upgrade or make fresh installation:
https://sparkylinux.org/wiki/doku.php/repository

Follow the Wiki page: https://sparkylinux.org/wiki/doku.php/linux_kernel to install the latest Sparky’s Linux kernel.

Then reboot your machine to take effects.

To quick remove older version of the Linux kernel, simply run APTus-> Remove-> Uninstall Old Kernel script.

 

Linux kernel 4.8.6

 

Linux kernel 4.8.6 landed in Sparky “unstable” repository.

Due to compilation problem in the previous version, this time it is made with additional “CFLAGS -fno-pie” so the kernel works fine on amd64 and 686 compatible machines.

The Linux kernel is available in Sparky “unstable” repository, so enabled it to upgrade or make fresh installation:
https://sparkylinux.org/wiki/doku.php/repository

Follow the Wiki page: https://sparkylinux.org/wiki/doku.php/linux_kernel to install the latest Sparky’s Linux kernel.

Then reboot your machine to take effects.

To quick remove older version of the Linux kernel, simply run APTus-> Remove-> Uninstall Old Kernel script.

 

Linux kernel 4.8.2

 

Linux kernel 4.8.2 landed in Sparky “unstable” repository.

The Linux kernel is available in Sparky “unstable” repository, so enabled it to upgrade or make fresh installation:
https://sparkylinux.org/wiki/doku.php/repository

Follow the Wiki page: https://sparkylinux.org/wiki/doku.php/linux_kernel to install the latest Sparky’s Linux kernel.

Then reboot your machine to take effects.

To quick remove older version of the Linux kernel, simply run APTus-> Remove-> Uninstall Old Kernel script.

 

Linux kernel 4.8.1

 

The latest stable Linux kernel 4.8.1 landed in Sparky “unstable” repository.

Make sure you have Sparky “unstable” repository enabled to upgrade or install the latest kernel:
https://sparkylinux.org/wiki/doku.php/repository

Follow the Wiki page: https://sparkylinux.org/wiki/doku.php/linux_kernel to install the latest Sparky’s Linux kernel.

Then reboot your machine to take effects.

To quick remove older version of the Linux kernel, simply run APTus-> Remove-> Uninstall Old Kernel script.

 

Linux kernel 4.8.0

 

The first stable version of Linux kernel of 4.8.x line – 4.8.0 landed in Sparky “unstable” repository.

Make sure you have Sparky “unstable” repository enabled:
https://sparkylinux.org/wiki/doku.php/repository
to upgrade or install the latest kernel.

Follow the Wiki page: https://sparkylinux.org/wiki/doku.php/linux_kernel to install the latest Sparky’s Linux kernel.

Then reboot your machine to take effects.

To quick remove older version of the Linux kernel, simply run APTus-> Remove-> Uninstall Old Kernel script.

 

Linux kernel 4.7.6

 

The latest stable version of Linux kernel 4.7.6 landed in Sparky “unstable” repository.

Make sure you have Sparky “unstable” repository enabled:
https://sparkylinux.org/wiki/doku.php/repository
to upgrade or install the latest kernel.

Follow the Wiki page: https://sparkylinux.org/wiki/doku.php/linux_kernel to install the latest Sparky’s Linux kernel.

Then reboot your machine to take effects.

To quick remove older version of the Linux kernel, simply run APTus-> Remove-> Uninstall Old Kernel script.

 

Linux kernel 4.7.5

 

The latest stable version of Linux kernel 4.7.5 just landed in Sparky “unstable” repository.

Make sure you have Sparky “unstable” repository enabled:
https://sparkylinux.org/wiki/doku.php/repository
to upgrade or install the latest kernel.

Follow the Wiki page: https://sparkylinux.org/wiki/doku.php/linux_kernel to install the latest Sparky’s Linux kernel.

Then reboot your machine to take effects.

To quick remove older version of the Linux kernel, simply run APTus-> Remove-> Uninstall Old Kernel script.

 

Updates and new packages 2016/09/17

 

There are 3rd party updates available in the Sparky repository now:
– Budgie desktop 10.2.7-3 (rebuilt due to upgrade libmutter0h -> libmutter0i)
– EFL 1.18.1
– Itch client 18.9.0
– Sparky’s Linux kernel 4.7.4 (via Sparky ‘unstable’ repository)
– TOR Browser 6.0.5
– VMware Player online installer 12.5.0 (works on Debian stable only)
– XnView 0.82

New packages in Sparky repos:
– Palemoon web browser 26.4.0
– Youtube-DLG (Youtube Download GUI) 0.38

Upgrade your system as usually:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

or via ‘Update Tool’ or ‘Synaptic’ if you wish.

 

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