Archives For kernel 3.10 series

Linux Kernel 3.10.25

The Linux Kernel 3.10 (Long Term Support) now is at 25th maintenance release. Linux Kernel 3.10.25 is a big released which brings several x86 improvements, numerous updated drivers (Radeon, i915, hwmon, ALSA, wireless, USB), various fixes (KVM, PowerPC, ARM, Btrfs), as well as other changes. See the changelog for details.

All users of 3.10 Kernel series are urged to upgrade as soon as possible, here’s how to do it in Ubuntu, Linux Mint and their derivatives.

Install / Upgrade Kernel 3.10.25:

The DEBs are available in Ubuntu Kernel page. Follow the steps below to download & install them if you’re on familiar with command line:

1. Download the DEB:

For 32 bit system:

cd ~/Downloads/ && wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.25-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.25-031025-generic_3.10.25-031025.201312201135_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.25-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.25-031025_3.10.25-031025.201312201135_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.25-saucy/linux-image-3.10.25-031025-generic_3.10.25-031025.201312201135_i386.deb

For 64 bit system:

cd ~/Downloads/ && wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.25-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.25-031025-generic_3.10.25-031025.201312201135_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.25-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.25-031025_3.10.25-031025.201312201135_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.25-saucy/linux-image-3.10.25-031025-generic_3.10.25-031025.201312201135_amd64.deb

2. Install the DEBs:

cd ~/Downloads/ && sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.10.25-*.deb linux-image-3.10.25-*.deb

Restart your computer and done.

If you’re using proprietary video driver, you may need to re-build or re-install to get it work with 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 commands to remove Linux Kernel 3.10.25:

sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-3.10.25-* linux-image-3.10.25-*

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/

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.24-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.24-031024-generic_3.10.24-031024.201312120235_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.24-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.24-031024_3.10.24-031024.201312120235_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.24-saucy/linux-image-3.10.24-031024-generic_3.10.24-031024.201312120235_i386.deb

For 64 bit system:

cd ~/Downloads/

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.24-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.24-031024-generic_3.10.24-031024.201312120235_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.24-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.24-031024_3.10.24-031024.201312120235_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.24-saucy/linux-image-3.10.24-031024-generic_3.10.24-031024.201312120235_amd64.deb

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-*

Linux Kernel 3.10.23 LTS

The latest Kernel Long Term Support now is at 3.10.23, which brings many updated drivers (Radeon, Ethernet, HID), several IPv4 and IPv6 fixes, as well as other changes. See the changlog for details.

Linux kernel 3.10.23 is quite big release and users of Kernel 3.10 series are urged to upgrade as soon as possible. Here’s how to do it in Ubuntu, Linux Mint and their derivatives.

Install / Upgrade Kernel 3.10.23:

1. Download the DEBs:

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run commands below one by one to download Kernel DEB packages (available in Ubuntu Kernel page):

For 32 bit system:

cd ~/Downloads/

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.23-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.23-031023-generic_3.10.23-031023.201312081135_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.23-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.23-031023_3.10.23-031023.201312081135_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.23-saucy/linux-image-3.10.23-031023-generic_3.10.23-031023.201312081135_i386.deb

For 64 bit system:

cd ~/Downloads/

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.23-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.23-031023-generic_3.10.23-031023.201312081135_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.23-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.23-031023_3.10.23-031023.201312081135_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.23-saucy/linux-image-3.10.23-031023-generic_3.10.23-031023.201312081135_amd64.deb

2. Install the Kernel:

cd ~/Downloads/ && sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.10.23-*.deb linux-image-3.10.23-*.deb

Once installed restart computer and done.

NOTE: If you’re using proprietary drivers, you may need to rebuild or re-install it after upgraded to new kernel version.

If for some reason this kernel does not work properly for you, restart and boot into Grub -> Advanced -> select previous kernel. Then remove Linux Kernel 3.10.24 via commands below:

sudo apt-get purge linux-headers-3.10.23-* linux-image-3.10.23-*

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-*

Linux Kernel 3.10.21 LTS

The latest LTS kernel now is at Linux Kernel 3.10.21. Greg Kroah-Hartman announced this release hours ago and urged users to upgrade as soon as possible.

Linux Kernel 3.10.21 is a big release that includes PowerPC, ARM, USB, KVM, x86 fixes, numerous updated drivers, including i915, acpi, PowerPC, as well as other improvements. See the changlog for details.

Install / Upgrade Linux Kernel 3.10.21

If you’re now on Kernel 3.10 series, follow the steps below to upgrade to this kernel in Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint and their derivatives.

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

For 32 bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.21-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.21-031021-generic_3.10.21-031021.201311291435_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.21-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.21-031021_3.10.21-031021.201311291435_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.21-saucy/linux-image-3.10.21-031021-generic_3.10.21-031021.201311291435_i386.deb

For 64 bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.21-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.21-031021-generic_3.10.21-031021.201311291435_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.21-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.21-031021_3.10.21-031021.201311291435_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.21-saucy/linux-image-3.10.21-031021-generic_3.10.21-031021.201311291435_amd64.deb

2. Install the kernel via:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.10.21-*.deb linux-image-3.10.21-*.deb

Restart your computer and boot with this kernel.

If for some reason this kernel does not work properly on your machine. Boot with previous kernel (Grub -> Advanced) and run command below to remove Linux Kernel 3.10.21:

sudo apt-get purge linux-headers-3.10.21-* linux-image-3.10.21-*