How do I list installed kernel? Check of Current Kernel Version
To check which kernel is currently running on your system, use the uname command with the “release” or -r switch. This will output the kernel version (release) number.
How do I find out what Linux kernels are installed? The easiest and quickest way to check all installed Kernels in a Linux is by using find command. As you see in the above output, there are two Linux Kernels versions (5.4. 0-64 and 5.4. 0-65) are installed in my Ubuntu desktop machine.
How do I check kernels?
- uname -r : Find Linux kernel version.
- cat /proc/version : Show Linux kernel version with help of a special file.
- hostnamectl | grep Kernel : For systemd based Linux distro you can use hotnamectl to display hostname and running Linux kernel version.
How do I find the kernel of Ubuntu? If you wish to download the Linux Kernel files from the official website, then visit the Kernel Ubuntu official website (https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.10/amd64/) and download the Linux Kernel version 5.10 generic files. You have to download the following files: linux-headers-5.10.