Install Kernel 3.10.2 in Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, 12.04, Linux Mint

July 23, 2013 — 2 Comments

This latest stable Kernel 3.10.2 has been released. All users of the 3.10 kernel series are urged to upgrade as soon as possible. This tutorial shows how to install / Upgrade Kernel 3.10.2 for Ubuntu 13.04, 12.04, 12.10 and Linux Mint users.

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Linux Kernel 3.10.2 is also a small release that includes a few updated drivers, fixes for the ext3 and ext4 file systems, as well as other small changes. Read the announcement.

Install / Upgrade Kernel 3.10.2

The Kernel PPA has updated with latest DEBs for Ubuntu and Linux Mint users.

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open a terminal window. When it opens, run below commands to download the Debs.
For 32-bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.2-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.2-031002-generic_3.10.2-031002.201307212216_i386.deb http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.2-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.2-031002_3.10.2-031002.201307212216_all.deb http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.2-saucy/linux-image-3.10.2-031002-generic_3.10.2-031002.201307212216_i386.deb

For 64-bit system

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.2-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.2-031002-generic_3.10.2-031002.201307212216_amd64.deb http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.2-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.2-031002_3.10.2-031002.201307212216_all.deb http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.2-saucy/linux-image-3.10.2-031002-generic_3.10.2-031002.201307212216_amd64.deb

After downloading, both 32-bit and 64-bit use below command to install them:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.10.2*.deb linux-image-3.10.2*.deb

Finally, remember to update grub to apply changes. To do so, run below command:

sudo update-grub

Once done, restart your computer and you should see the entry with Linux Kernel 3.10.2.

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2 responses to Install Kernel 3.10.2 in Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, 12.04, Linux Mint

  1. The install command should be: sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.10.2*.deb linux-image-3.10.2*.deb
    ;)
    Regards,

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