Install / Upgrade to Kernel 3.13.3 in Ubuntu Linux Mint

February 14, 2014 — 1 Comment

Linux Kernel 3.13.3

The latest Linux Kernel 3.13.3 has been announced today. All users of the 3.13 kernel series are urged to upgrade as soon as possible.

Linux kernel 3.13.3 brings updated architectures, including ARM and x86, numerous updates drivers (i915, nouveau, radeon ,and usb), as well as a few bug fixes. For details, see the announcement.

Install / Upgrade to Kernel 3.13.3:

The Ubuntu Kernel Team has build the deb packages which are available in this page. Low-latency Kernel packages are included.

If you’re comfortable with command line, you can also follow the steps below to download & install this kernel:

1. Download Kernel DEBs:

For 32-bit system:




For 64 bit system:




2. Install all the packages:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.13.3-*.deb linux-image-3.13.3-*.deb

Once installed, restart your computer and done.

If you’re using a proprietary video driver, you may need to re-build or re-install to get it work with the new kernel.

If for some reason this kernel release doesn’t work properly for you, reboot into previous kernel (Grub -> Advanced -> select previous kernel) and run this command to remove Linux Kernel 3.13.3:

sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-3.13.3-* linux-image-3.13.3-*

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One response to Install / Upgrade to Kernel 3.13.3 in Ubuntu Linux Mint

  1. With 3.13.3 using Linux Mint 16, it no longer detects my third monitor…

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