Kernel 3.11 RC4 Has Been Released | How To Install The Linux Kernel 3.11 RC4 On Ubuntu, Debian And Linux Mint

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the 4th release candidate of the Linux Kernel 3.11 has been released a few hours ago. The kernel patch should have been released on Saturday, but it got delayed. The Linux Kernel 3.11 RC4 brings some small fixes to the previous version, Kernel 3.11 RC3, but it is still big enough to make Linus Torvalds angry again.

how to install the Linux Kernel 3.11 RC4 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Debian Jessie, Debian Sid, Debian Wheezy, Debian Squeeze, Deepin, Crunchbang OS, Knoppix, Elementary OS

In this article I will show you how to install the Linux Kernel 3.11 RC4 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Debian Jessie, Debian Sid, Debian Wheezy, Debian Squeeze, Deepin, Crunchbang OS, Knoppix, Elementary OS and many other Debian based systems.

Because the needed packages are available as deb files on kernel.ubuntu.com, we don’t have to download the kernel archive and compile the files, by hand. Follow the instructions for your system’s architecture, in order to get a successful installation:

How to install Kernel 3.11 RC4 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian and derivates:

Download the packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc4-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.0-031100rc4_3.11.0-031100rc4.201308041735_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc4-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.0-031100rc4-generic_3.11.0-031100rc4.201308041735_i386.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc4-saucy/linux-image-3.11.0-031100rc4-generic_3.11.0-031100rc4.201308041735_i386.deb

Install Kernel 3.11 rc4:

$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

How to install Kernel 3.11 RC4 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian and derivates:

Download the packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc4-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.0-031100rc4_3.11.0-031100rc4.201308041735_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc4-saucy/linux-headers-3.11.0-031100rc4-generic_3.11.0-031100rc4.201308041735_amd64.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11-rc4-saucy/linux-image-3.11.0-031100rc4-generic_3.11.0-031100rc4.201308041735_amd64.deb

Install Kernel 3.11 rc4:

$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

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