How To Install Kernel 3.15 RC 8 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Their Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Kernel 3.15 RC 8 has been released, coming with changes. For information about this release, see the mailing lists.

 

how to install Kernel 3.15 RC 8 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS and Elementary OS.

In this article I will show you how to install Kernel 3.15 RC 8 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 8 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 8 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-rc8-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.0-031500rc8_3.15.0-031500rc8.201406012235_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc8-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.0-031500rc8-generic_3.15.0-031500rc8.201406012235_i386.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc8-utopic/linux-image-3.15.0-031500rc8-generic_3.15.0-031500rc8.201406012235_i386.deb

Install Kernel 3.15 RC 8:

$ 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 8 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-rc8-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.0-031500rc8_3.15.0-031500rc8.201406012235_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc8-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.0-031500rc8-generic_3.15.0-031500rc8.201406012235_amd64.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc8-utopic/linux-image-3.15.0-031500rc8-generic_3.15.0-031500rc8.201406012235_amd64.deb

Install Kernel 3.15 RC 8:

$ 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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