Archives For Linux Kernel 3.13 series

Linux Kernel 3.13.7

The latest Linux Kernel 3.13.7 has been released a few hours ago, March 23, by the famous kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman.

This release brings various important improvements, such as architecture updates (ARM, PowerPC, x86 and s390), and driver updates for gpu, wireless, usb and radeon, as well as other fixes. For details, see the release note.

Install/Upgrade to Kernel 3.13.7:

Ubuntu Kernel Team has built the new kernel and you can download and install them at kernel.ubuntu.com.

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

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

For 32-bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.7-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.7-031307-generic_3.13.7-031307.201403240156_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.7-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.7-031307_3.13.7-031307.201403240156_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.7-trusty/linux-image-3.13.7-031307-generic_3.13.7-031307.201403240156_i386.deb

For 64-bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.7-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.7-031307-generic_3.13.7-031307.201403240156_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.7-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.7-031307_3.13.7-031307.201403240156_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.7-trusty/linux-image-3.13.7-031307-generic_3.13.7-031307.201403240156_amd64.deb

2. Install them via:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.13.7-*.deb linux-image-3.13.7-*.deb

Once installed, restart your computer and done.

NOTE: Proprietary video driver may need a re-build or upgrade 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 3.13.7:

sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-3.13.7-* linux-image-3.13.7-*

Linux Kernel 3.13.5

Linux Kernel 3.13.5 has been announced today, February 23, by the famous kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman. This release brings various important improvements and fixes, such as architecture updates (ARM, PowerPC, x86 and s390), and assorted fixes and improvements for the Intel i915 and Radeon drivers. For details, see the changelog.

Below steps will teach you how to install or upgrade to this kernel release in Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 12.04.

1. Download the .deb packages from THIS PAGE. Or, press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open the terminal and run below commands instead:

For 32 bit system:

cd Downloads && wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.5-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.5-031305-generic_3.13.5-031305.201402221823_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.5-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.5-031305_3.13.5-031305.201402221823_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.5-trusty/linux-image-3.13.5-031305-generic_3.13.5-031305.201402221823_i386.deb

For 64 bit system:

cd Downloads && wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.5-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.5-031305-generic_3.13.5-031305.201402221823_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.5-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.5-031305_3.13.5-031305.201402221823_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.5-trusty/linux-image-3.13.5-031305-generic_3.13.5-031305.201402221823_amd64.deb

2. Install these .deb packages by running the below command:

cd Downloads && sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.13.5-*.deb linux-image-3.13.5-*.deb

Once installed, restart your computer and done.

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

If for some reason this kernel release doesnt work properly for you, reboot into previous kernel (Grub -> Advanced -> select previous kernel) and run this command to remove Linux Kernel 3.13.4:

sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-3.13.5-* linux-image-3.13.5-*

Linux Kernel 3.13.4

The latest Linux Kernel has reached Kernel 3.13.4. This tutorial is going to show you how to install or upgrade to this kernel in Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 12.04 and Linux Mint.

Linux Kernel 3.13.4 was release on February 20, which brings several fixes and updates for the ARM64 architecture, especially a coarse clock handling fix. It fixes a kernel bug on empty security contexts for SELinux, and adds some ALSA HDA fixes for Mac Pro 1,1, Toshiba Satellite L40, and the AD1983 audio codec. For details, read the changelog.

Upgrade / Install kernel 3.13.4:

The Ubuntu Kernel Team has build the Kernel release and DEB packages are available at this page.

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

1. Press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open the 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/v3.13.4-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.4-031304-generic_3.13.4-031304.201402201618_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.4-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.4-031304_3.13.4-031304.201402201618_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.4-trusty/linux-image-3.13.4-031304-generic_3.13.4-031304.201402201618_i386.deb

For 64 bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.4-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.4-031304-generic_3.13.4-031304.201402201618_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.4-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.4-031304_3.13.4-031304.201402201618_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.4-trusty/linux-image-3.13.4-031304-generic_3.13.4-031304.201402201618_amd64.deb

2. Install the DEBs via:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.13.4-*.deb linux-image-3.13.4-*.deb

Once done, restart your computer.

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

If for some reason this kernel release doesnt work properly for you, reboot into previous kernel (Grub -> Advanced -> select previous kernel) and run this command to remove Linux Kernel 3.13.4:

sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-3.13.4-* linux-image-3.13.4-*

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:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.3-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.3-031303-generic_3.13.3-031303.201402131842_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.3-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.3-031303_3.13.3-031303.201402131842_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.3-trusty/linux-image-3.13.3-031303-generic_3.13.3-031303.201402131842_i386.deb

For 64 bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.3-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.3-031303-generic_3.13.3-031303.201402131842_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.3-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.3-031303_3.13.3-031303.201402131842_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.3-trusty/linux-image-3.13.3-031303-generic_3.13.3-031303.201402131842_amd64.deb

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-*

Linux Kernel 3.13.2

Greg Kroah-Hartman has announced the Linux Kernel 3.13.2 and urged users of 3.13 series to upgrade as soon as possible.

Linux kernel 3.13.2 brings updated architectures, including ARM, s390, PowerPC, PA-RISC, and x86, numerous updates drivers (mmc, wireless, rtc, scsi, tty, usb, etc.), some filesystem improvements (mainly Btrfs, HPFS and EXT4), a couple of networking fixes for IPv4 and IPv6, and some sound improvements. See the announcement.

Install / Upgrade to Kernel 3.13.2:

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:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.2-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.2-031302-generic_3.13.2-031302.201402061638_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.2-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.2-031302_3.13.2-031302.201402061638_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.2-trusty/linux-image-3.13.2-031302-generic_3.13.2-031302.201402061638_i386.deb

For 64 bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.2-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.2-031302-generic_3.13.2-031302.201402061638_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.2-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.2-031302_3.13.2-031302.201402061638_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.2-trusty/linux-image-3.13.2-031302-generic_3.13.2-031302.201402061638_amd64.deb

2. Install all the packages:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.13.2-*.deb linux-image-3.13.2-*.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 3.13.2:

sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-3.13.2-* linux-image-3.13.2-*