How to Install / Upgrade Kernel 3.10.20 LTS in Ubuntu Linux Mint

Last updated: November 21, 2013

Linux Kernel 3.10.20 LTS

The latest Linux Kernel LTS 3.10.20 has been released recently. All users of the 3.10 kernel series must upgrade. This tutorial shows how to upgrade it in Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.04, and Linux Mint.

Kernel 3.10.20 LTS contains mostly USB, AlSA, Network fixes and drivers updates. For details, read the official announcement.

Install / Upgrade kernel 3.10.20

First, press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run commands below one by one to Download the DEBs from

For 32 bit system:




For 64 bit system:




After that, install them via:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.10.20-*.deb linux-image-3.10.20-*.deb

Restart your computer and done.

If for some reason this kernel does not work properly, boot into previous kernel and run command to remove Linux Kernel 3.10.20:

sudo apt-get purge linux-headers-3.10.20-* linux-image-3.10.20-*


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2 responses to How to Install / Upgrade Kernel 3.10.20 LTS in Ubuntu Linux Mint

  1. Hai there, i am from indonesia. i install kernel 3.10.20 from your tutorial, but my desktop panel & wallpaper become double like this screen shot. everything else oke, just those problem. any solved method?!. “”