How to Install KernelCare

Check here for compatible kernels.

To install KernelCare, run:

curl -s | bash


wget -qq -O – | bash

And to register the key, run:

kcarectl –register $kc_key

To check if patches have been applied:

$ /usr/bin/kcarectl –info

The software will automatically check for new patches every 4 hours. To update manually, run:

$ /usr/bin/kcarectl –update


Installation video tutorial



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