Kernel 3.10.24 LTS released, upgrade it in Ubuntu Linux

December 12, 2013 — Leave a comment

Linux Kernel 3.10.24 LTS

Linux Kernel 3.10 LTS now is at version 3.10.24, which brings various fixes (ARM, USB, SCSI, ALSA) and updated drivers, see the changelog for details.

Greg Kroah-Hartman announced this release a few minutes ago. All users of Kernel 3.10 series are urged to upgrade as soon as possible.

Install / Upgrade Kernel 3.10.24:

1. Press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run commands below one by one to download the DEBs. (You can also download them at this page):

For 32 bit system:

cd ~/Downloads/




For 64 bit system:

cd ~/Downloads/




2. Install this kernel:

cd ~/Downloads/ && sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.10.24-*.deb linux-image-3.10.24-*.deb

Once done, restart your computer.

If for some reason this kernel release does not work properly for you, reboot into the previous kernel (Grub -> Advanced -> select previous kernel) and run commands to remove Linux Kernel 3.10.24:

sudo apt-get purge linux-headers-3.10.24-* linux-image-3.10.24-*

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