Kernel 3.13 RC 6 Has Been Released | How To Install Kernel 3.13 RC 6 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS And Elementary OS

Hello Linux Geeksters. Linus Torvalds himself has released Kernel 3.13 RC 6, the last Kernel update from 2013. The kernel patch comes with 81 small commits, including driver updates, file-system fixes, and improvements for the ARM SoC.

Kernel 3.13 RC 6 Has Been Released | How To Install Kernel 3.13 RC 6 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS And Elementary OS

In this article I will show you how to install Kernel 3.13 RC 6 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS.

Because it is not available via PPA, the needed deb packages of Kernel 3.13 RC 6 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 3.13 RC 6 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13-rc6-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.0-031300rc6_3.13.0-031300rc6.201312291935_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13-rc6-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.0-031300rc6-generic_3.13.0-031300rc6.201312291935_i386.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13-rc6-trusty/linux-image-3.13.0-031300rc6-generic_3.13.0-031300rc6.201312291935_i386.deb

Install Kernel 3.13 RC 6:

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.13*.deb linux-image-3.13*.deb

How to install Kernel 3.13 RC 6 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13-rc6-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.0-031300rc6_3.13.0-031300rc6.201312291935_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13-rc6-trusty/linux-headers-3.13.0-031300rc6-generic_3.13.0-031300rc6.201312291935_amd64.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13-rc6-trusty/linux-image-3.13.0-031300rc6-generic_3.13.0-031300rc6.201312291935_amd64.deb

Install Kernel 3.13 RC 6:

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.13*.deb linux-image-3.13*.deb

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