How to Install the Linux Kernel 3.8.5 on Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint 14 and Linux Mint 13

Hello Linux Geeksters.

In this article I will show you how to install the Linux 3.8.5 Kernel on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 14 Nadia and Linux Mint 13 Maya.

The Linux 3.8.5 Kernel is the latest Kernel available, which fixes a series of bugs, from the previous Kernel version.

So, this is what you have to do for a successful installation:

Download the Kernel:

$ wget -c http://dl.dropbox.com/u/47950494/upubuntu.com/kernel-3.8.5 -O kernel-3.8.5

Set execution permissions:

$ chmod +x kernel-3.8.5 -O kernel-3.8.5

Install the new Kernel:

$ sudo sh kernel-3.8.5

All you have to do now is to reboot the system.

If you want to remove the 3.8.5 kernel, just type: sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.8.5*

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