How To Install Kernel 3.15.5 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Kernel 3.15.5 has been released, coming with updated drivers for Intel I915, AMD Radeon and NVIDIA GPUs, improvements for Bluetooth, wireless tweaks, enhanced support for Btrfs and EXT4, ARM and ARM64 updates and sound fixes, among others.. For information added to this kernel patch, see the mailing lists.

how to install Kernel 3.15.5 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, LXLE, Pinguy OS and Elementary OS.

In this article I will show you how to install Kernel 3.15.5 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, LXLE, Pinguy OS and Elementary OS.

Because it is not available via PPA, the needed deb packages of Kernel 3.15.5 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 3.15.5 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, LXLE, Pinguy OS and Elementary OS systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15.5-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.5-031505_3.15.5-031505.201407091543_all.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15.5-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.5-031505-generic_3.15.5-031505.201407091543_i386.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15.5-utopic/linux-image-3.15.5-031505-generic_3.15.5-031505.201407091543_i386.deb

Install Kernel 3.15.5:

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.15*.deb linux-image-3.15*.deb

Optional, remove the kernel:

$ sudo apt-get remove linux-header-3.15* linux-image-3.15*

How to install Kernel 3.15.5 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS and Elementary OS systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15.5-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.5-031505_3.15.5-031505.201407091543_all.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15.5-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.5-031505-generic_3.15.5-031505.201407091543_amd64.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15.5-utopic/linux-image-3.15.5-031505-generic_3.15.5-031505.201407091543_amd64.deb

Install Kernel 3.15.5:

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.15*.deb linux-image-3.15*.deb

Optional, remove the kernel:

$ sudo apt-get remove linux-header-3.15* linux-image-3.15*

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