How To Install Linux Kernel 3.11 RC2 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian & Derivates

Hello Linux Geeksters. The second release candidate of Linux Kernel 3.11 has been released today. It brings some new features since the first RC version. For more information, see the mailing lists.

how to install the Linux Kernel 3.11 RC2 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Debian Jessie, Debian Sid, Debian Wheezy, Debian Squeeze, Deepin, CrunchBang OS

In this article I will show you how to install the Linux Kernel 3.11 RC2 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Debian Jessie, Debian Sid, Debian Wheezy, Debian Squeeze, Deepin, CrunchBang OS and many other Debian / Ubuntu derivates.

Instructions for 32 bit systems. Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc2-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.0-031100rc2_3.11.0-031100rc2.201307211535_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc2-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.0-031100rc2-generic_3.11.0-031100rc2.201307211535_i386.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc2-saucy/linux-image-3.11.0-031100rc2-generic_3.11.0-031100rc2.201307211535_i386.deb

Install Linux Kernel 3.11 RC2:

$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

Instructions for 64 bit systems. Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc2-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.0-031100rc2_3.11.0-031100rc2.201307211535_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc2-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.0-031100rc2-generic_3.11.0-031100rc2.201307211535_amd64.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc2-saucy/linux-image-3.11.0-031100rc2-generic_3.11.0-031100rc2.201307211535_amd64.deb

Install Linux Kernel 3.11 RC2:

$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

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