How To Install Kernel 3.12.6 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS And Elementary OS

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Kernel 3.12.6 has been released a while ago. For a list of changes brought by the latest kernel patch, see the official changelog.

Among others, the Kernel update comes with ARM and x86 improvements,filesystem improvements (Btrfs, XFS, NFS), updated drivers, including: Radeon, i915, HID, hwmon, md, Ethernet, wireless, DVB, USB and networking and sound fixes.

how to install Kernel 3.12.6 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS.

In this article I will show you how to install Kernel 3.12.6 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS.

Because the needed deb packages are available via kernel.ubuntu.com, installing Kernel 3.12.6 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS, and Elementary OS is easy. Follow the instructions for your architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install Kernel 3.12.6 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12.6-trusty/linux-headers-3.12.6-031206_3.12.6-031206.201312201218_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12.6-trusty/linux-headers-3.12.6-031206-generic_3.12.6-031206.201312201218_i386.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12.6-trusty/linux-image-3.12.6-031206-generic_3.12.6-031206.201312201218_i386.deb

Install Kernel 3.12.6:

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-image-3.12.6*.deb linux-headers-3.12.6*.deb

How to install Kernel 3.12.6 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12.6-trusty/linux-headers-3.12.6-031206_3.12.6-031206.201312201218_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12.6-trusty/linux-headers-3.12.6-031206-generic_3.12.6-031206.201312201218_amd64.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12.6-trusty/linux-image-3.12.6-031206-generic_3.12.6-031206.201312201218_amd64.deb

Install Kernel 3.12.6:

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-image-3.12.6*.deb linux-headers-3.12.6*.deb

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One comment on “How To Install Kernel 3.12.6 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS And Elementary OS
  1. SMEJKAL says:

    Très bien, sehr gut!

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