How To Install Kernel 3.11 RC 5 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Debian

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Linus Torvalds himself has released the fifth release candidate of the Linux Kernel 3.11. The new kernel comes with small improvements, meaning that the stable version could be close. Among the other fixes and changes, Kernel 3.11 RC5 comes with some fixes for the ATI Radeon drivers, and some power management improvements.

As Linus Torvalds said in the announcement, the release of Kernel 3.11 RC5 comes after 20 years after the release of Windoes 3.11.

how to install the Linux Kernel 3.11 RC5 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Debian Jessie, Debian Sid, Debian Wheezy, Debian Squeeze

In this article I will show you how to install the Linux Kernel 3.11 RC5 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Debian Jessie, Debian Sid, Debian Wheezy, Debian Squeeze and other Debian / Ubuntu derivates.

The deb packages of the Kernel 3.11 RC5 are available on kernel.ubuntu.com, so installing the kernel is easy, because you don’t have to compile anything from sources. Just download the packages for your system’s architecture and install them, by hand.

How to install Kernel 3.11 RC5 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian and derivates:

Download the packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc5-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.0-031100rc5_3.11.0-031100rc5.201308112135_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc5-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.0-031100rc5-generic_3.11.0-031100rc5.201308112135_i386.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc5-saucy/linux-image-3.11.0-031100rc5-generic_3.11.0-031100rc5.201308112135_i386.deb

Install Kernel 3.11 RC5:

$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

How to install Kernel 3.11 RC5 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian and derivates:

Download the packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc5-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.0-031100rc5_3.11.0-031100rc5.201308112135_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc5-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.0-031100rc5-generic_3.11.0-031100rc5.201308112135_amd64.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc5-saucy/linux-image-3.11.0-031100rc5-generic_3.11.0-031100rc5.201308112135_amd64.deb

Install Kernel 3.11 RC5:

$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

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