mhbell Posted April 16, 2019 Share Posted April 16, 2019 (edited) I need help installing a newer kernel in Debian stretch So I can have better graphics. I am not familiar with the backports So I must be doing something wrong. Here is what I've tried Using the debian method and the method for the backports. I need at least kernel 4.18.0 any help appreciated. Mel I Changed /etc/apt/sources.list to add non-free and backports deb http://deb.debian.org/debian-security/ stretch/updates main contrib non-free deb-src http://deb.debian.org/debian-security/ stretch/updates main contrib non-free deb http://deb.debian.org/debian stretch-updates main contrib non-free deb-src http://deb.debian.org/debian stretch-updates main contrib non-free deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian stretch-backports main Install New Linux Kernel Debian Stretch 9 using the debian way apt-cache search linux-image apt-get install (Whatever linux-image-That you Choose) I get a file not found Update kernel aptitude search linux-image apt-get -t stretch-backports upgrade aptitude search linux-image apt-get -t stretch-backports install linux-image-(Whatever I choose to install). reboot Same here I get a file not found or no such file dpkg --get-selections | grep linux-image Edited April 16, 2019 by mhbell Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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