Ubuntu 16.04 Compiz Hang Kernel

After Ubuntu published the latest Kernel Patches for Meltdown and Spectre the Kernel 4.4.0-104/109-generic let Intel Graphics freeze or hang on Compiz with Unity.

Howto fix:

Install the latest KernelĀ 4.4.0-112-generic

sudo apt-get install linux-image-4.4.0-112-generic
sudo apt-getĀ install linux-image-extra-4.4.0-112-generic



sudo apt-get autoremove --purge -y

This removes older kernels and save Space! Do test the PC for hanging again!!!