Kernel 3.10.7 Released: Install / Upgrade in Ubuntu, Linux Mint

Last updated: August 16, 2013

Linux Kernel 3.10.7 has been released. All users of the 3.10 kernel series must upgrade. Here’s how to install / upgrade in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal, and Linux Mint.

Linux Kernel 3.10.7 Ubuntu

Linux kernel 3.10.7 is a pretty big release that brings PowerPC enhancements, updated drivers (including DRM ones), as well as improvements to the EXT4, CIFS, ReiserFS and Btrfs filesystems. See official release announcement.

Install / Upgrade Kernel 3.10.7

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

  • For 32-bit system, run below 3 commands:
  • For 64-bit:
  • After downloading the packages, both 32-bit & 64-bit can run below commands to install them:

    sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.10.7*.deb linux-image-3.10.7*.deb

    Once installed, update grub to apply changes and you’re done!

    sudo update-grub

    (Optional) To remove Linux Kernel 3.10.7, run this command in terminal:

    sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.10.7*


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