How To Install Kernel 3.13 RC 2 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS And Elementary OS

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Kernel 3.13 RC 2 has been released a while ago. Among others, it comes with many new features, including better hardware device drivers and new file-system improvements.

how to install Kernel 3.13 RC 2 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS.

In this article I will show you how to install Kernel 3.13 RC 2 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS.

Because it is not available via PPA, the needed deb packages of Kernel 3.13 RC 2 are available via kernel.ubuntu.com. Follow the instructions for your system’s architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install Kernel 3.13 RC 2 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13-rc2-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.0-031300rc2_3.13.0-031300rc2.201311291635_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13-rc2-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.0-031300rc2-generic_3.13.0-031300rc2.201311291635_i386.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13-rc2-trusty/linux-image-3.13.0-031300rc2-generic_3.13.0-031300rc2.201311291635_i386.deb

Install Kernel 3.13 RC 2:

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.13*.deb linux-image-3.13*.deb

How to install Kernel 3.13 RC 2 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13-rc2-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.0-031300rc2_3.13.0-031300rc2.201311291635_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13-rc2-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.0-031300rc2-generic_3.13.0-031300rc2.201311291635_amd64.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13-rc2-trusty/linux-image-3.13.0-031300rc2-generic_3.13.0-031300rc2.201311291635_amd64.deb

Install Kernel 3.13 RC 2:

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.13*.deb linux-image-3.13*.deb

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One comment on “How To Install Kernel 3.13 RC 2 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS And Elementary OS
  1. Nice post. In my case, what I do is “sudo dpkg -i *” inside a folder where I had moved all kernel related deb packages.

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