Upgrade Linux Kernel – Ubuntu

Upgrade Linux Kernel UbuntuLinux Kernel 3.10-saucy Upgrade Linux Kernel in Ubuntu. For a new user the first time may be some what daunting, some times it may be necessary for you to upgrad your kernel due to Security Fixes, Stability Improvements, Updated Drivers, Increased Speed or New Kernel Functions, What ever your reason may be, you should know that updating your kernel will expose new functions which may have changed and as a result,not integrate correct with your operating system.

Warning: Upgrade the kernel at your own risk. It may render your system unstable. Also, upgrading kernel may cause problems with some installed proprietary drivers like NVIDIA / ATI (AMD) graphics cards and broadcom wireless, so be cautious!
64-bit instructions on page 2

Upgrade Linux Kernel in Ubuntu


i386 Install


1. Download the HEADERS ALL.DEB file.

$ cd /tmp && wget -O linux-headers-3.10.0-031000_3.10.0_all.deb http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.0-031000_3.10.0-031000.201306301935_all.deb

2. Download the HEADERS file.

$ cd /tmp && wget -O linux-headers-3.10.0-031000-generic_i386.deb http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.0-031000-generic_3.10.0-031000.201306301935_i386.deb

3. Download the IMAGE file.

$ cd /tmp && wget -O linux-image-3.10.0-031000-generic_i386.deb http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10-saucy/linux-image-3.10.0-031000-generic_3.10.0-031000.201306301935_i386.deb

Then install them

4. Install the HEADERS ALL.DEB file.

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.10.0-031000_3.10.0_all.deb

5. Install the HEADERS file.

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.10.0-031000-generic_i386.deb

6. Install the IMAGE file.

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-image-3.10.0-031000-generic_i386.deb

7. Reboot Your System.

$ sudo reboot

8. Check the Kernel version.

$ uname -r

Congratulations you have upgraded your Kernel in Ubuntu

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