Install / Upgrade to Kernel 3.10.30 LTS in Ubuntu or Linux Mint

February 14, 2014 — Leave a comment

Linux Kernel 3.10.30

The latest Linux Kernel LTS 3.10.30 has been announced today. Greg KH urged all users of this kernel series to upgrade as soon as possible.

Kernel 3.10.30 is a small release which mainly brings some updates drivers, including i915, nouveau, radeon, and mcc, as well as some fixes. For details, see the announcement.

Install / Upgrade to Kernel 3.10.30:

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

For command line, you can follow the steps below to install them:

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

For 32 bit system:




For 64 bit system:




2. Then install the packages:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.10.30-*.deb linux-image-3.10.30-*.deb

After the installation, it automatically updated your grub boot loader. Just restart and boot with new kernel.

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 in terminal to remove Linux Kernel 3.10.30:

sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-3.10.30-* linux-image-3.10.30-*

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