How To Install Kernel 3.12 RC7 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Crunchbang, KWheezy, Pear OS and Elementary OS

Hello Linux Geeksters. Linus Torvalds has announced the availability of Kernel 3.12 RC 6 yesterday, which brings some improvements. This is most likely the last release candidate until the stable version. For more information, see the announcement from the mailing lists.

 how to install Kernel 3.12 RC7 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Crunchbang, KWheezy, Pear OS and Elementary OS.

In this article I will show you how to install Kernel 3.12 RC7 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Crunchbang, KWheezy, Pear OS and Elementary OS.

There is no repository available for the Linux Kernel 3.12 RC7, 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 RC7 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Crunchbang, KWheezy, Pear OS and Elementary OS systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12-rc7-saucy/linux-headers-3.12.0-031200rc7_3.12.0-031200rc7.201310271935_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12-rc7-saucy/linux-headers-3.12.0-031200rc7-generic_3.12.0-031200rc7.201310271935_i386.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12-rc7-saucy/linux-image-3.12.0-031200rc7-generic_3.12.0-031200rc7.201310271935_i386.deb

Install the needed packages:

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

How to install Kernel 3.12 RC7 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Crunchbang, KWheezy, Pear OS and Elementary OS systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12-rc7-saucy/linux-headers-3.12.0-031200rc7_3.12.0-031200rc7.201310271935_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12-rc7-saucy/linux-headers-3.12.0-031200rc7-generic_3.12.0-031200rc7.201310271935_amd64.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12-rc7-saucy/linux-image-3.12.0-031200rc7-generic_3.12.0-031200rc7.201310271935_amd64.deb

Install the needed packages:

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

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