Optimus Kernel

PPA description

Optimus Kernel, is a tuned up official Ubuntu kernel that incorporates some patches (BFQ scheduler) and some configuration changes that are geared towards the best possible Desktop/Laptop experience.


== BFQ Scheduler ==
BFQ is a proportional-share storage-I/O scheduler that also supports hierarchical scheduling with a cgroups interface.
Upstream URL: http://algo.ing.unimo.it/people/paolo/disk_sched/

== ABI and VERSION numbers ==
Different abi and version numbers in purpose, in order to avoid any conflicts with current installed Ubuntu Kernel. If you want to find upon which official Ubuntu kernel has been built, simply remove the last digits from the ABI.VERSION

Example: 4.2.0-160.190 is based on 4.2.0-16.19

== Installation ==
Install the meta-packages:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install linux-image-optimus linux-headers-optimus

! Currently, only the latest stable Ubuntu version is supported !

Adding this PPA to your system

You can update your system with unsupported packages from this untrusted PPA by adding ppa:utappia/optimus to your system's Software Sources. (Read about installing)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:utappia/optimus
sudo apt update
Technical details about this PPA

This PPA can be added to your system manually by copying the lines below and adding them to your system's software sources.

deb https://ppa.launchpadcontent.net/utappia/optimus/ubuntu wily main 
deb-src https://ppa.launchpadcontent.net/utappia/optimus/ubuntu wily main 
Signing key:
4096R/CEA1EBAF65B1043E244021E1A726F660EBC8F9FD (What is this?)

For questions and bugs with software in this PPA please contact Utappia.

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