How To Install Kernel 3.12 RC 5 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Elementary OS And Pear OS

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the 5th release candidate of the Linux Kernel 3.12 has been released a while ago. For more information, see the official changelog.

how to install Kernel 3.12 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 Sid, Debian Jessie, Debian Wheezy, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna and Pear OS 8.

In this article I will show you how to install Kernel 3.12 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 Sid, Debian Jessie, Debian Wheezy, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna and Pear OS 8.

There is no repository available for the Linux Kernel 3.12 RC5, but the needed deb packages are available via kernel.ubuntu.com, so installing it is easy. Follow the instructions for your architecture exatly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install Kernel 3.12 RC 5 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Elementary OS and Pear OS:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12-rc5-saucy/linux-headers-3.12.0-031200rc5_3.12.0-031200rc5.201310131952_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12-rc5-saucy/linux-headers-3.12.0-031200rc5-generic_3.12.0-031200rc5.201310131952_i386.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12-rc5-saucy/linux-image-3.12.0-031200rc5-generic_3.12.0-031200rc5.201310131952_i386.deb

Install Kernel 3.12 RC 5:

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

How to install Kernel 3.12 RC 5 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Elementary OS and Pear OS:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12-rc5-saucy/linux-headers-3.12.0-031200rc5_3.12.0-031200rc5.201310131952_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12-rc5-saucy/linux-headers-3.12.0-031200rc5-generic_3.12.0-031200rc5.201310131952_amd64.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12-rc5-saucy/linux-image-3.12.0-031200rc5-generic_3.12.0-031200rc5.201310131952_amd64.deb

Install Kernel 3.12 RC 5:

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

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One comment on “How To Install Kernel 3.12 RC 5 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Elementary OS And Pear OS
  1. targa says:

    Un grand merci, marche bien pour moi.

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