How To Install Kernel 3.14 RC 3 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Elementary OS

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Kernel 3.14 RC 3 has been released recently. Among others, the new kernel patch comes with updated drivers for GPUS and media, enhancements for the x86, ARM64, s390 architectures, and file-system improvements for Btrfs, VFS, NFS, kernFS. For more information, see the mailing lists.

How To Install Kernel 3.14 RC 3 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Elementary OS

In this article I will show you how to install Kernel 3.14 RC3 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS.

Because it is not available via PPA, the needed deb packages of Kernel 3.14 RC 3 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 3.14 RC3 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14-rc3-trusty/linux-headers-3.14.0-031400rc3_3.14.0-031400rc3.201402161735_all.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14-rc3-trusty/linux-headers-3.14.0-031400rc3-generic_3.14.0-031400rc3.201402161735_i386.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14-rc3-trusty/linux-image-3.14.0-031400rc3-generic_3.14.0-031400rc3.201402161735_i386.deb

Install Kernel 3.14 RC3:

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.14*.deb linux-image-3.14*.deb

How to install Kernel 3.14 RC3 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14-rc3-trusty/linux-headers-3.14.0-031400rc3_3.14.0-031400rc3.201402201029_all.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14-rc3-trusty/linux-headers-3.14.0-031400rc3-generic_3.14.0-031400rc3.201402201029_amd64.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14-rc3-trusty/linux-image-3.14.0-031400rc3-generic_3.14.0-031400rc3.201402201029_amd64.deb

Install Kernel 3.14 RC3:

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.14*.deb linux-image-3.14*.deb

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2 comments on “How To Install Kernel 3.14 RC 3 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Elementary OS
    • Geekster says:

      thank you palanthir. I have added download links for amd64. by the time i was writing the article, the amd64 packages were not available via kernel.ubuntu.com

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