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Linux Kernel 3.11 end of life

Linux Kernel 3.11 hits the end of its life after released Kernel 3.11.10. Greg KH recommends users to move to Kernel 3.12 series to keep receiving updates.

Linux Kernel 3.11.10 is a small release includes USB fix and Bluetooth update. See the change log for details

If you would like to upgrade to this kernel. Follow the steps below one by one

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

For 32 bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.10-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.10-031110-generic_3.11.10-031110.201311291453_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.10-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.10-031110_3.11.10-031110.201311291453_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.10-saucy/linux-image-3.11.10-031110-generic_3.11.10-031110.201311291453_i386.deb

For 64 bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.10-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.10-031110-generic_3.11.10-031110.201311291453_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.10-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.10-031110_3.11.10-031110.201311291453_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.10-saucy/linux-image-3.11.10-031110-generic_3.11.10-031110.201311291453_amd64.deb

2. Install the kernel via:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.11.10-*.deb linux-image-3.11.10-*.deb

Once installed, restart your computer and done.

If for some reason the kernel does not work properly, boot into previous kernel (Grub -> Advanced) and run command to remove Linux Kernel 3.11.10:

sudo apt-get purge linux-headers-3.11.10-* linux-image-3.11.10-*

Links:

Linux Kernel 3.11.10 DEB download page

Linux Kernel 3.12 series

Linux Kernel 3.10 series Long Term Support

Linux Kernel 3.11.9

Are you running Kernel 3.11 series on Ubuntu? Well, the latest Linux Kernel 3.11.9 has released and you may upgrade this kernel in Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint by following this tutorial.

Linux Kernel 3.11.9 brings lots of driver updates (USB, wireless, etc), as well as ALSA fix, USB fix, and ipv6 network fix. For more details, see the official announcement.

Install / Upgrade Kernel 3.11.9

The DEB packages for Ubuntu and its diratives has made into Ubuntu kernel download page. Press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run commands below one by one to download and install them.

1. Download the DEBs:

For 32 bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.9-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.9-031109-generic_3.11.9-031109.201311201635_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.9-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.9-031109_3.11.9-031109.201311201635_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.9-saucy/linux-image-3.11.9-031109-generic_3.11.9-031109.201311201635_i386.deb

For 64 bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.9-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.9-031109-generic_3.11.9-031109.201311201635_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.9-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.9-031109_3.11.9-031109.201311201635_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.9-saucy/linux-image-3.11.9-031109-generic_3.11.9-031109.201311201635_amd64.deb

2. Install this Kernel:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.11.9-*.deb linux-image-3.11.9-*.deb

Once done, restart your computer.

If for some reason this new kernel does not work properly. Boot into the previous kernel and run command below to remove Linux Kernel 3.11.9:

sudo apt-get purge linux-headers-3.11.9-* linux-image-3.11.9-*

Kernel 3.11.9 DEBs can be also downloaded at kernel.ubuntu.com

Linux Kernel 3.11.8

Linux Kernel 3.11.8 has been released today. All users of the 3.11 kernel series are urged to upgrade as soon as possible. Here’s how to download & install the kernel packages in Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint, Debian and their derivatives.

Linux kernel 3.11.8 includes a few arch improvements, lots of updated drivers, including i915, Radeon, HID, Wireless, SCSI and USB, fixes to the CIFS and eCryptfs filesystems, as well as improved sound and networking. See official announcement

Install / Upgrade Kernel 3.11.8:

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

For 32 bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.8-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.8-031108-generic_3.11.8-031108.201311122252_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.8-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.8-031108_3.11.8-031108.201311122252_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.8-saucy/linux-image-3.11.8-031108-generic_3.11.8-031108.201311122252_i386.deb

For 64 bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.8-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.8-031108-generic_3.11.8-031108.201311122252_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.8-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.8-031108_3.11.8-031108.201311122252_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.8-saucy/linux-image-3.11.8-031108-generic_3.11.8-031108.201311122252_amd64.deb

After that, use command below to install them and reboot your machine once done.

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.11.8-*.deb linux-image-3.11.8-*.deb

If for some reason the new kernel does not work properly, boot the previous kernel from Grub boot-loader and remove Linux Kernel 3.11.8 via:

sudo apt-get purge linux-headers-3.11.8-* linux-image-3.11.8-*

If you’re not familiar with command line, download & install the DEBs from Ubuntu Kernal page.

Linux Kernel 3.11.7

Linux Kernel 3.11 series has reached v3.11.7. It’s recommended to upgrade as soon as possible if you’re on Kernel 3.11.

Linux Kernel 3.11.7 has lots of updates and bugfixes for USB, wireless drivers, ARM and ext3/4. See the changelog.

This tutorial shows you how to install / upgrade this Kernel in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal, Linux Mint and Elementary OS.

To get started, press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens:

1. Run commands below one by one to download DEBs for Kernel 3.11.7:

For 32 bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.7-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.7-031107-generic_3.11.7-031107.201311040853_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.7-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.7-031107_3.11.7-031107.201311040853_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.7-saucy/linux-image-3.11.7-031107-generic_3.11.7-031107.201311040853_i386.deb

For 64 bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.7-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.7-031107-generic_3.11.7-031107.201311040853_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.7-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.7-031107_3.11.7-031107.201311040853_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.7-saucy/linux-image-3.11.7-031107-generic_3.11.7-031107.201311040853_amd64.deb

2. Both 32 bit & 64 bit install them via:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.11.7-*.deb linux-image-3.11.7-*.deb

Once done, restart your computer.

If for some reason it does not work properly for you, remove Linux Kernel 3.11.7 via:

sudo apt-get purge linux-headers-3.11.7-* linux-image-3.11.7-*

Linux Kernel 3.11.6

The latest stable Linux Kernel 3.11.6 has been released. All users of kernel 3.11 seires are urged to upgrade as soon as possible. Here’s how to install or ugprade in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise and Linux Mint 13 / 14 / 15 / 16.

Linux Kernel 3.11.6 includes architecture updates, including arc, ARM, mips, parisc, PowerPC, s390, SPARC and x86, various Radeon and Intel i915 updates, some Btrfs and EXT4 filesystem fixes, and sound improvements. Read the official announcement.

Install / Upgrade Kernel 3.11.6:

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. Follow the steps below by copying and pasting the commands into terminal and hit run.

1. Download the DEBs:

For 32-bit system, run:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.6-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.6-031106-generic_3.11.6-031106.201310181453_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.6-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.6-031106_3.11.6-031106.201310181453_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.6-saucy/linux-image-3.11.6-031106-generic_3.11.6-031106.201310181453_i386.deb

For 64-bit system, run:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.6-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.6-031106-generic_3.11.6-031106.201310181453_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.6-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.6-031106_3.11.6-031106.201310181453_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.6-saucy/linux-image-3.11.6-031106-generic_3.11.6-031106.201310181453_amd64.deb

2. Both 32-bit & 64-bit run command below to install the kernel:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.11.6-*.deb linux-image-3.11.6-*.deb

3. Restart your computer and done!

4. (Optional) If you have problem with this kernel, remove Linux Kernel 3.11.6 via:

sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.11.6-*