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KernelCheck

KernelCheck is a a program that automatically compiles and installs the latest Kernel for Debian based Linux distributions (Debian, Ubuntu, Mint, etc.).

A reminder with KernelCheck features and what it can be used for:

KernelCheck Features

• Fetch latest kernel information (mature kernel, mature kernel patch, stable
development prepatch)
• Download and compile any 2.6 kernel into a .deb package
• Auto-fix for ALSA sound in new kernels
• Auto-optimize new kernel
• Option to configure kernel options manually
• Option to install the nVidia kernel module/driver on reboot
• Option to reconfigure the X server
• Custom kernel patching
• Multiple CPU jobs for faster compilation


KernelCheck can be used for several purposes:

1. Fixing hardware issues
2. Speeding up your computer with a shiny new kernel
3. Automatically downloading, compiling, and installing the latest kernel


We've already posted about it, but it stopped working quite a few months ago because of some changes on the Kernel.org website. Back then, there was a patch you could apply but probably many people didn't understand exactly how to patch it, so here it is, a patched version of KernelCkeck in a .deb file!


Download patched (fixed) KernelCheck_1.2.5-3_all.deb (thanks to J Queiroz for creating the .deb file).
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