How To Install Kernel 3.15 RC 4 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Their Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the 4th RC version of Kernel 3.15 has been released a while ago. For information about Kernel 3.15 RC4, see the mailing lists. The stable version of this Kernel will be released on May, 2014.

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 3.15 RC 4 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS and Elementary OS.

Because it is not available via PPA, the needed deb packages of Kernel 3.15 RC 4 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 RC 4 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS and Elementary OS systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc4-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.0-031500rc4_3.15.0-031500rc4.201405042135_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc4-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.0-031500rc4-generic_3.15.0-031500rc4.201405042135_i386.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc4-utopic/linux-image-3.15.0-031500rc4-generic_3.15.0-031500rc4.201405042135_i386.deb

Install Kernel 3.15 RC 4:

$ 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 RC 4 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS and Elementary OS systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc4-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.0-031500rc4_3.15.0-031500rc4.201405042135_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc4-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.0-031500rc4-generic_3.15.0-031500rc4.201405042135_amd64.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc4-utopic/linux-image-3.15.0-031500rc4-generic_3.15.0-031500rc4.201405042135_amd64.deb

Install Kernel 3.15 RC 4:

$ 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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2 comments on “How To Install Kernel 3.15 RC 4 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Their Derivative Systems
  1. A. Friend says:

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

    Umm You meant 3.15, not 3.13 🙂

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