Install AV Kernel

I do hard disk recording with Ardor and (so far) under ZorinOS.

I like my ZorinOS and have just reinstalled the system with WINE 8.x and yabridge.

I didn't want Ubuntu Studio because I don't particularly like Ubuntu because of Snap.

Yesterday I read about AV Linux and found the thing with the AV kernel particularly interesting. However, I don't really want to start installing a new system again. I also really like ZORIN OS and Linux AV also comes with a lot of programs that I would delete anyway (like under Zorin) because I don't want to have what I don't need on the disk as ballast.

So: Before I change the distro: Is it possible to change the Liquorix kernel

the AV Linux used to install under Zorin? Do you think this will actually benefit me in terms of latency?

Yes, I have installed and used the Liqourix kernel on Zorin OS 16.

My own experience is a sample size of only one. I ended up switching to the TuxInvader kernel for stability on my system.
At a later date, the Zorin Kernel release was relevant to my hardware and when I tested it, everything worked perfectly, so I retained it.

This means that the stability of your system was important to you. Have you noticed any changes in this regard when using the Liqourix kernel?

What is the task of your computer? Have you had audio applications running and have you noticed an improvement in latency with the Liqourix kernel?

What is the TuxInvader kernel?

It has been a while... I recall that initially I had no instability but then did have some instability after an upgrade. This was specific to the Liqourix kernel and not Zorin.
When I moved to uninstall the Liquorix kernel, it really was a hassle to remove. I have not felt the urge to try it since then.

It is a popular kernel, however and I may have been an isolated case.

At the time I used the Liquourix, I was doing mostly graphical design, not gaming or audio. I used the computer on occasions for YouTube, insufficient for testing latency.

Okay, thank you. I'll stick with the standard kernel.

In the Ardor forum I was answered:

"But unless you need super low latency it’s probably not worth the hassle; the default kernel and the realtime scheduling you configured earlier should be enough for most use cases."

If everything is working fine on the Zorin Supplied 5.15.0-88 kernel, I also would not hassle with Liqourix.

In a pinch, you can use the TuxInvader kernel with comes with 6.2 or 6.3 currently - which is rock solid, steady and reliable.

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