Kernel 3.10.3 Released: Install in Ubuntu 13.04, 12.04, 12.10

July 26, 2013

This latest stable Kernel 3.10.3 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 3.10.3 for Ubuntu 13.04, 12.04, 12.10 and Linux Mint users.

Linux Kernel 3.10.3

Linux Kernel 3.10.3 is a small release that includes a lot of small changes. The mainline Kernel PPA has updated DEB packages for Ubuntu / Debian users. Read full list of changes at LKML

Install / Upgrade Kernel 3.10.3

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run below commands to downloads Debs.

For 32-bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.3-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.3-031003-generic_3.10.3-031003.201307251835_i386.deb http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.3-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.3-031003_3.10.3-031003.201307251835_all.deb http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.3-saucy/linux-image-3.10.3-031003-generic_3.10.3-031003.201307251835_i386.deb

For 64-bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.3-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.3-031003-generic_3.10.3-031003.201307251835_amd64.deb http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.3-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.3-031003_3.10.3-031003.201307251835_all.deb http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.3-saucy/linux-image-3.10.3-031003-generic_3.10.3-031003.201307251835_amd64.deb

After that, both 32-bit and 64-bit use below command to install the kernel:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.10.3*.deb linux-image-3.10.3*.deb

To apply changes, run:

sudo update-grub

(Optional) To remove this kernel, run below command in terminal:

sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.10.3*

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