Linux Kernel 3.10.10 Released: Install / Upgrade in Ubuntu 13.04

Last updated on September 2nd, 2013

The latest Stable Linux Kernel 3.10.10 has been released. All users of the 3.10 kernel series are urged to upgrade as soon as possible. Here’s how to Install / upgrade in Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise and Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal.

The Kernel 3.10.10 is a small release that includes a few updated drivers, fixes, as well as other small changes. See the changelog.

Install / Upgrade Kernel 3.10.10

The DEB packages for Debian / Ubuntu based systems are available. Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run below commands to download them:

for 32-bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.10-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.10-031010-generic_3.10.10-031010.201308291422_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.10-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.10-031010_3.10.10-031010.201308291422_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.10-saucy/linux-image-3.10.10-031010-generic_3.10.10-031010.201308291422_i386.deb

for 64-bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.10-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.10-031010-generic_3.10.10-031010.201308291422_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.10-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.10-031010_3.10.10-031010.201308291422_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.10-saucy/linux-image-3.10.10-031010-generic_3.10.10-031010.201308291422_amd64.deb

After that, both 32-bit and 64-bit run below command to install the kernel:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.10.10-*.deb linux-image-3.10.10*.deb

Once properly installed, you can remove the downloaded packages for saving space.

(Optional) To remove this kernel, run below command:

sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.10.10*