Hello everyone, today I will show you how to install Linux Kernel 4.12 on OpenSUSE. As you know, the new Linux Kernel 4.12 is now available for download. Installing Linux Kernel on OpenSUSE is pretty easy. Simply follow these steps below.
Install Linux Kernel 4.12 on OpenSUSE
Step 1. Check current Kernel version
As you can see, the current Kernel version installed is version 3.16.7-29. Now we need to make OpenSUSE support multiple Kernel.
Step 2. Add multiple Kernel support
sudo nano /etc/zypp/zypp.conf
Now find the following lines and modify them as shown below
multiversion = provides:multiversion(kernel) [...] multiversion.kernels = latest,latest-1,running,oldest [...]
Step 3. Add OpenSUSE Head Repository
Now add OpenSUSE Head repository
sudo zypper addrepo -f http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Kernel:/HEAD/standard/ kernel-repo
Retrieving repository 'kernel-repo' metadata --------------------------------[|] New repository or package signing key received: Repository: kernel-repo Key Name: Kernel OBS Project <Kernel@build.opensuse.org> Key Fingerprint: 4529410A B52F94C4 03BAB484 ECEEF210 03579C1D Key Created: Wed 22 Apr 2015 05:55:51 PM IST Key Expires: Fri 30 Jun 2017 05:55:51 PM IST Rpm Name: gpg-pubkey-03579c1d-5537934f Do you want to reject the key, trust temporarily, or trust always? [r/t/a/? shows all options] (r): a
Answer by typing “a” without quotes and the installation will begin. Once completed, re-check the new Kernel using command
You should now see new Kernel 4.12 installed on your system. For example:
Thank you for reading this post.