Re: How to upgrade the linux-image package on Debian 8.7 OS
- Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2018 11:38:21 +1200
- From: Ben Caradoc-Davies <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: How to upgrade the linux-image package on Debian 8.7 OS
On 05/07/18 19:39, Latif Shaikh wrote:
As Nessus scan report, they are suggested to upgrade the kernel/linux
version with *linux-image-3.16.0-4-amd64_3.**16.56-1* but this version is
not available for upgrading on your Debian portal.
Can you please help us to upgrade the linux version *3.16.0-4-amd64_3.*
*16.56-1* on debian 8.7?
Latif, this is really a question for the Debian User mailing list.
The latest version of linux-image-3.16.0-4-amd64 for jessie is
There is no linux-image-3.16.0-4-amd64 3.16.56-1 in the main
repositories or jessie-backports.
If you want 3.16.56-1+deb8u1, you can install linux-image-3.16.0-6-amd64
(note the "-6" not "-4" in the package name):
linux-image-3.16.0-6-amd64 3.16.56-1+deb8u1 is the default
linux-image-amd64 for jessie
(<https://packages.debian.org/jessie/linux-image-amd64> depends on
8.7 is quite old. You can upgrade to 8.11 (and later) jessie packages with:
This will upgrade all packages on your system. If you have installed
linux-image-amd64, this should automatically install
Ben Caradoc-Davies <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Transient Software Limited <https://transient.nz/>