Mainline kernel installer for Ubuntu-based distributions

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Ukuu is a client for downloading and installing Linux kernels from It provides a simple and convenient way to install the latest Linux kernels as soon as they are released.

It can be used on any Ubuntu-based distribution such as Linux Mint, Elementary OS, etc.


  • Fetches list of kernels from
  • Displays notifications when a new kernel update is available
  • Download and install updates automatically
  • Remove or purge older kernels
  • View kernel change log
  • Set GRUB menu timeout after update


Main Window
Command-line options


A personal license for Ukuu is currently available for $12. This is a single-user license that is valid for lifetime, and includes future updates.

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