How To Install Kernel 3.15 RC2 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Their Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Kernel 3.15 RC1 has been released a while ago, coming with support for new hardware and improvements.

How To Install Kernel 3.15 RC2 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Their Derivative Systems

In this article I will show you how to install Kernel 3.15 RC2 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and their derivative systems.

Because the needed deb packages are available via kernel.ubuntu.com, installing Kernel 3.15 RC2 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and derivative systems is easy. Follow the instructions for your architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install Kernel 3.15 RC2 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc2-trusty/linux-headers-3.15.0-031500rc2_3.15.0-031500rc2.201404201435_all.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc2-trusty/linux-headers-3.15.0-031500rc2-generic_3.15.0-031500rc2.201404201435_i386.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc2-trusty/linux-image-3.15.0-031500rc2-generic_3.15.0-031500rc2.201404201435_i386.deb

Install Kernel 3.15 RC2:

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

How to install Kernel 3.15 RC2 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc2-trusty/linux-headers-3.15.0-031500rc2_3.15.0-031500rc2.201404201435_all.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc2-trusty/linux-headers-3.15.0-031500rc2-generic_3.15.0-031500rc2.201404201435_amd64.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc2-trusty/linux-image-3.15.0-031500rc2-generic_3.15.0-031500rc2.201404201435_amd64.deb

Install Kernel 3.15 RC2:

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

To uninstall the kernel, do:

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

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