[Linux Kernel] How to build Linux kernel on Ubuntu?

The general way to build Linux kernel:
  • apt-get install libncurses-dev kernel-package bzip2 make ncurses-dev fakeroot module-init-tools patch 
  • apt-get install fakeroot build-essential kernel-package libncurses5 libncurses5-dev
  • To find the stable version from https://www.kernel.org/ and download it and tar the tar.bz2 file into /usr/src/
  • cd /usr/src/linux-source-3.2.0/   <== it is my case
  • make mrproper
  • make menuconfig
  • make -j 16
  • sudo make modules_install install
  • sudo update-grub2
  • reboot
Booting Menu:
/boot/grub/grub.cfg

Booting Linux Options:
/etc/default/grub


The Ubuntu way to do so:

  • make-kpkg clean
  • make-kpkg --initrd --append-to-version=danny4400 kernel_image kernel-headers 
  • cd ..
  • dpkg -i   linux-image-Push tab button)
  • ls -l /boot/
  • reboot

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