Debian 9: Install Newest Stable Kernel

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Fri Dec 14 09:40:47 UTC 2018

Samuel said:
Better yet, there is the backport of the 4.18.6 kernel which is
available precompiled. Instructions to use it are available on

I am running stretch (debian 9.6)
I attempted to follow the instructions linked above.
1. Add
deb buster-backports main
to /etc/apt/sources.list
2. apt-get udpate
3. Got this message:
W: The repository ' buster-backports Release' does not have a Release file.
N: Data from such a repository can't be authenticated and is therefore potentially dangerous to use.
N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.
E: Failed to fetch  404  Not Found [IP: 80]
E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

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