Linux 4.8.11 released

our kernel team is proud to announce the the release of our new linux kernel 4.8.11, while testing builds of linux 4.9 will be available soon


to install the new kernel make sure that you have our linux metapackages already installed (linux-image-amd64 or linux-image-686-pae) and upgrade your system with

sudo apt update && sudo apt dist-upgrade

if you don’t have our linux metapackage, you can install the specific packages with the following command

sudo apt update && sudo apt dist-upgrade && sudo apt install linux-image-4.8.0-parrot-amd64 linux-headers-4.8.0-parrot-amd64


sudo apt update && sudo apt dist-upgrade && sudo apt install linux-image-4.8.0-parrot-686-pae linux-headers-4.8.0-parrot-686-pae

2 thoughts on “Linux 4.8.11 released

  1. I downloaded the Pi image and it was version 3.0. I made sure to verify the Sha and it was fine. When I booted it, I immediately knew something was wrong. Long story short, my distro was comprimised so bad. There were kernal leaks and a shared gnome folder that was wide open with so many things wrong. I ran lynis on the system and there were warnings after warnings… It was so bad.. I coudlnt eveb apt-get update because the package was missing… EVERYONE SHOULD RUN – lynis audit system – on their new images to make sure.. The net is SO volitale right now.. Keep clearing your cache every few minutes.. There is some serious persistant cookies in the wild right now.. Look out for any * addresses. It sucks that some mirrors serve the image via HTTP too.. So bad.

    1. hi, we have released the new 3.4 images, check them

      you need to resize the root partition to fix the lightdm start process

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