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This latest stable Kernel 3.10.2 has been released. All users of the 3.10 kernel series are urged to upgrade as soon as possible. This tutorial shows how to install / Upgrade Kernel 3.10.2 for Ubuntu 13.04, 12.04, 12.10 and Linux Mint users.

kernel 3.10.2 ubuntu

Linux Kernel 3.10.2 is also a small release that includes a few updated drivers, fixes for the ext3 and ext4 file systems, as well as other small changes. Read the announcement.

Install / Upgrade Kernel 3.10.2

The Kernel PPA has updated with latest DEBs for Ubuntu and Linux Mint users.

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open a terminal window. When it opens, run below commands to download the Debs.
For 32-bit system:


For 64-bit system


After downloading, both 32-bit and 64-bit use below command to install them:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.10.2*.deb linux-image-3.10.2*.deb

Finally, remember to update grub to apply changes. To do so, run below command:

sudo update-grub

Once done, restart your computer and you should see the entry with Linux Kernel 3.10.2.

Install VMware Player on Ubuntu 13.10

Last updated: July 6, 2013

VMware Player is virtualization software that lets you run a guest system on your desktop. I use it test various Ubuntu releases on Ubuntu host.

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to install VMware Player on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy 13.10 Salamander. To get started, press Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal and then follow below steps:

1.) Run command to install required packages:

sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-$(uname -r)

2.) Download the latest Vmware Player for Linux from the official website. Download the bundle version. You may check 32-bit or 64-bit by opening Details from Unity Dash.

3.) You may need to rename downloaded package from .txt to .bundle.

4.) Give executable privilege to the downloaded package:

chmod +x ~/downloads/VMware-Player-*.bundle

5.) Finally, run the installer. You’ll get a graphical wizard that installs VMware player for you.

gksudo bash ~/Downloads/VMware-Player-*.bundle