How to Install / Upgrade Kernel 3.10.22 LTS in Ubuntu Linux Mint

December 5, 2013

Linux Kernel 3.10.22 LTS

Linux Kernel 3.10 LTS (Long Term Support) has reached version 3.10.22. All users of this kernel series are urged to upgrade as soon as possible. Here’s how to do it in Ubuntu, Linux Mint and their derivatives.

Linux Kernel 3.10.22 comes with wireless, sound and powerpc improvements, radeon, nouveau, i915 driver updates, as well as other changes. See the changelog for details.

Install / Upgrade Kernel 3.10.22:

The DEB packages have been made into Ubuntu Kernel page. Follow the steps below to download and install them.

1. Press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run commands below to download the DEBs:

For 32 bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.22-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.22-031022-generic_3.10.22-031022.201312041435_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.22-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.22-031022_3.10.22-031022.201312041435_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.22-saucy/linux-image-3.10.22-031022-generic_3.10.22-031022.201312041435_i386.deb

For 64 bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.22-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.22-031022-generic_3.10.22-031022.201312041435_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.22-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.22-031022_3.10.22-031022.201312041435_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.22-saucy/linux-image-3.10.22-031022-generic_3.10.22-031022.201312041435_amd64.deb

2. Install the kernel:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.10.22-*.deb linux-image-3.10.22-*.deb

Once done, restart your computer.

If for some reason the kernel does not work properly on your system. Restart and boot into Grub -> Advanced -> previous kernel, then remove Linux Kernel 3.10.22 via:

sudo apt-get purge linux-headers-3.10.22-* linux-image-3.10.22-*

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