Get High with The Newly Released Linux Kernel 4.20 – It’s FOSS article at
tells that Linus Torvalds played Santa and released Kernel 4.20 just before Christmas. Torvalds sees no point in delaying the 4.20 release because everybody is already taking a break.
If you are a regular/average Linux user, you should not try to manually install a new kernel. Best is to wait for it to be included to your favourite Linux update.
For the advanced Linux users that want to experiment with bleeding edge features, Kernel 4.20 can be compiled from source code using instructions available at