How To Install Kernel 3.13 RC 4 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS And Elementary OS

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Kernel 3.13 RC 5 has been released a while ago. Among others, but Linus Torvalds is not happy with its size. More information about Linus’s reactions and the improvemenets brought by the latest kernel patch can be found in the mailing list announcement.

how to install Kernel 3.13 RC 5 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS.

In this article I will show you how to install Kernel 3.13 RC 5 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 5 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 5 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-rc5-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.0-031300rc5_3.13.0-031300rc5.201312221635_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13-rc5-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.0-031300rc5-generic_3.13.0-031300rc5.201312221635_i386.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13-rc5-trusty/linux-image-3.13.0-031300rc5-generic_3.13.0-031300rc5.201312221635_i386.deb

Install Kernel 3.13 RC 5:

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

How to install Kernel 3.13 RC 5 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-rc5-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.0-031300rc5_3.13.0-031300rc5.201312221635_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13-rc5-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.0-031300rc5-generic_3.13.0-031300rc5.201312221635_amd64.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13-rc5-trusty/linux-image-3.13.0-031300rc5-generic_3.13.0-031300rc5.201312221635_amd64.deb

Install Kernel 3.13 RC 5:

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

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