How To Install Kernel 3.12 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS, Elementary OS, Debian Wheezy And KWheezy

Hello Linux Geeksters. As anticipated, Linus Torvalds has released the first stable version of Kernel 3.12 yesterday. For more information about the fixes and enhancements brought by the latest Kernel version, see the mailing lists.

how to install the Kerne 3.12 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS, Elementary OS, Debian Wheezy and KWheezy.

In this article I will show you how to install the Kernel 3.12 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS, Elementary OS, Debian Wheezy and KWheezy.

Because the needed deb packages are available via kernel.ubuntu.com, installing Kernel 3.12 in Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS, Elementary OS, Debian Wheezy and KWheezy is easy. Follow the instructions for your architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install Kernel 3.12 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS, Elementary OS, Debian Wheezy and KWheezy:

Download  the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12-saucy/linux-headers-3.12.0-031200-generic_3.12.0-031200.201311031935_i386.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12-saucy/linux-image-3.12.0-031200-generic_3.12.0-031200.201311031935_i386.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12-saucy/linux-headers-3.12.0-031200_3.12.0-031200.201311031935_all.deb

Install Kernel 3.12:

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.12*.deb linux-image-3.12*.deb

How to install Kernel 3.12 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS, Elementary OS, Debian Wheezy and KWheezy:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12-saucy/linux-headers-3.12.0-031200-generic_3.12.0-031200.201311031935_amd64.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12-saucy/linux-image-3.12.0-031200-generic_3.12.0-031200.201311031935_amd64.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12-saucy/linux-headers-3.12.0-031200_3.12.0-031200.201311031935_all.deb

Install Kernel 3.12:

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.12*.deb linux-image-3.12*.deb

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6 comments on “How To Install Kernel 3.12 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS, Elementary OS, Debian Wheezy And KWheezy
  1. dave says:

    Thanks for these posts.
    Very usefull. Helps me to use the new improvements made for the 3.12 kernel

  2. Nebula says:

    Finally.

  3. Ale says:

    One question: for Ubuntu 10.04, it works?

  4. Danio says:

    Just installed, rebooted and…no wireless [BCM4313].

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