How To Install Kernel 3.11 RC6 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian And Derivates

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Linus Torvalds has released Kernel 3.11 RC6 yesterday. For a full list of features and fixes, see the official announcement.

how to install the Linux Kernel 3.11 RC6 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, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Knoppix, Crunchbang OS, Deepin

In this article I will show you how to install the Linux Kernel 3.11 RC6 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, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Knoppix, Crunchbang OS, Deepin and other Debian based systems.

Because the kernel deb packages are available via kernel.ubuntu.com, installing it on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian and derivates is easy. Just follow the instructions for your system’s architecture, in order to get a successful installation:

How to install Kernel 3.11 RC6 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Elementary OS and derivates:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc6-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.0-031100rc6_3.11.0-031100rc6.201308181835_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc6-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.0-031100rc6-generic_3.11.0-031100rc6.201308181835_i386.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc6-saucy/linux-image-3.11.0-031100rc6-generic_3.11.0-031100rc6.201308181835_i386.deb

Install Kernel 3.11 RC6:

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers* linux-image*

How to install Kernel 3.11 RC6 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Elementary OS and derivates:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc6-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.0-031100rc6_3.11.0-031100rc6.201308181835_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc6-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.0-031100rc6-generic_3.11.0-031100rc6.201308181835_amd64.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc6-saucy/linux-image-3.11.0-031100rc6-generic_3.11.0-031100rc6.201308181835_amd64.deb

Install Kernel 3.11 RC6:

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers* linux-image*

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