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

July 23, 2013

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
    ;)
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