Archives For Kernel 3.11 series

Linux Kernel 3.11.5

The latest Linux Kernel 3.11.5 has been released. It fixed a security issue: ipv6 ipsec encryption bug in sctp_v6_xmit. Also there’re a lot of bugfixes and drivers udpates. See the changelog.

All users of kernel 3.11 series are urged to upgrade as soon as possible. Here’s how to upgrade in Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 12.10 and Linux Mint 13/14/15/16.

Upgrade Linux Kernel 3.11.5:

At the moment of writing this tutorial, the kernel PPA is not ready for this kernel. I’ll update this post once the PPA updated.

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, follow the steps below:

1. Download the kernel Debs:

For 32-bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.5-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.5-031105-generic_3.11.5-031105.201310132235_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.5-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.5-031105_3.11.5-031105.201310132235_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.5-saucy/linux-image-3.11.5-031105-generic_3.11.5-031105.201310132235_i386.deb

For 64-bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.5-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.5-031105-generic_3.11.5-031105.201310132235_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.5-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.5-031105_3.11.5-031105.201310132235_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.5-saucy/linux-image-3.11.5-031105-generic_3.11.5-031105.201310132235_amd64.deb

2. Install the debs:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.11.5*.deb linux-image-3.11.5*.deb

3. Restart your computer and done!

4. If you have problem with this kernel. Run command to remove Linux Kernel 3.11.5:

sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.11.5-*

Linux Kernel 3.11.4

The Linux Kernel 3.11 series has reached 3.11.4, which brings lots of drivers updates or fixes include Radeon, Intel i915, Wireless and USB. The ARM platform gets a fix for the Thumb-2 bug in the AES assembler code, and two bugs were squashed for the x86 architecture. Read the official announcement

All users of Kernel 3.11 series are urged to upgrade as soon as possible. Here’s how to install or upgrade Linux Kernel 3.11.4 in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal and their derivatives.

To get started, press Ctrl+ALt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run command to download the DEBs:

For 32-bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.4-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.4-031104-generic_3.11.4-031104.201310081221_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.4-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.4-031104_3.11.4-031104.201310081221_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.4-saucy/linux-image-3.11.4-031104-generic_3.11.4-031104.201310081221_i386.deb

For 64-bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.4-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.4-031104-generic_3.11.4-031104.201310081221_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.4-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.4-031104_3.11.4-031104.201310081221_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.4-saucy/linux-image-3.11.4-031104-generic_3.11.4-031104.201310081221_amd64.deb

Both 32-bit & 64-bit install the Debs via:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.11.4*.deb linux-image-3.11.4*.deb

Once done, restart your computer.

(Optional) To remove Linux Kernel 3.11.4 and revert back to the previous, run command:

sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.11.4-*

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The latest Linux Kernel has reached 3.11.3. All users of 3.11 series are urged to upgrade as soon as possible. Here’s how to upgrade to new kernel release in Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and Linux Mint.

Linux Kernel 3.11.3 includes a lot of bug fixes as well as updated drivers. See the official announcement.

Upgrade to Kernel 3.11.3

To upgrade to this kernel, press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run commands below to download the DEBs:

For 32-bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.3-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.3-031103-generic_3.11.3-031103.201310011421_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.3-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.3-031103_3.11.3-031103.201310011421_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.3-saucy/linux-image-3.11.3-031103-generic_3.11.3-031103.201310011421_i386.deb

For 64-bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.3-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.3-031103-generic_3.11.3-031103.201310011421_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.3-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.3-031103_3.11.3-031103.201310011421_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.3-saucy/linux-image-3.11.3-031103-generic_3.11.3-031103.201310011421_amd64.deb

Once downloaded, run below command to install them:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.11.3*.deb linux-image-3.11.3*.deb

Restart your computer and done!

linux kernel logoThe first maintenance release for the 3.11 LTS has been released. All users of the 3.11 kernel series are urged to upgrade as soon as possible. Here’s how to do it in Ubuntu 13.10 Raring, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise and Linux Mint.

Except from a x86 fix and two sound enhancements, Linux kernel 3.11.1 introduces only updated drivers, including USB, hwmon, and iSCSI. See the official announement.

Install / Upgrade Kernel 3.11.1

The DEB packages are available in Kernel PPA. 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/v3.11.1-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.1-031101-generic_3.11.1-031101.201309141102_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.1-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.1-031101_3.11.1-031101.201309141102_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.1-saucy/linux-image-3.11.1-031101-generic_3.11.1-031101.201309141102_i386.deb

for 64-bit system:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.1-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.1-031101-generic_3.11.1-031101.201309141102_amd64.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.1-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.1-031101_3.11.1-031101.201309141102_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.1-saucy/linux-image-3.11.1-031101-generic_3.11.1-031101.201309141102_amd64.deb

Once downloaded, both 32-bit & 64-bit run below command to install them:

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.11.1*.deb linux-image-3.11.1*.deb

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

sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.11.1*

Kernel PPA: http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/