How To Install Kernel 3.10.5 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian And Derivates

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Kernel 3.10.5 has been released recently. For a list of features and improvements, see the official announcement. According to Greg Kroah-Hartman, the Linux Kernel 3.10 will be the next LTS kernel.

how to install the Linux Kernel 3.10.5 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Debian Jessie, Debian Sid, Debian Wheezy, Debian Squeeze, Elementary OS, Deepin, Knoppix, Crunchbang OS

In this article I will show you how to install the Linux Kernel 3.10.5 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Debian Jessie, Debian Sid, Debian Wheezy, Debian Squeeze, Elementary OS, Deepin, Knoppix, Crunchbang OS, and other Debian/Ubuntu based systems.

Because the deb packages are available on kernel.ubuntu.com, installing Kernel 3.10.5 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and derivates is easy, you don’t have to compile it from sources anymore. Just follow the instructions for your architecture type, in order to get a successful installation:

How to install the Linux Kernel 3.10.5 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian and derivates:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.5-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.5-031005_3.10.5-031005.201308040618_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.5-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.5-031005-generic_3.10.5-031005.201308040618_i386.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.5-saucy/linux-image-3.10.5-031005-generic_3.10.5-031005.201308040618_i386.deb

Install the Kernel:

$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

How to install the Linux Kernel 3.10.5 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian and derivates:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.5-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.5-031005_3.10.5-031005.201308040618_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.5-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.5-031005-generic_3.10.5-031005.201308040618_amd64.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.5-saucy/linux-image-3.10.5-031005-generic_3.10.5-031005.201308040618_amd64.deb

Install the Kernel:

$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

To uninstall / remove the Kernel, just use:

$ sudo apt-get purge linux.image-3.10.5*

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3 comments on “How To Install Kernel 3.10.5 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian And Derivates
  1. somedude says:

    Works like a charm. Thanks! 🙂

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