How To Install Kernel 3.10.3 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Debian

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the Linux Kernel 3.10.3 has been released recently. It comes with a few changes and improvements, since the previous version, Kernel 3.10.2.

In this article I will show you how to install the Linux Kernel 3.10.3 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, Knoppix and other dpkg based systems.

To avoid compiling from sources, you can download the kernel packages from kernel.ubuntu.com as deb files. Follow the instructions for your architecture type:

How to install the Linux Kernel 3.10.3 on 32 bit dpkg based systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.3-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.3-031003_3.10.3-031003.201307251835_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.3-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.3-031003-generic_3.10.3-031003.201307251835_i386.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.3-saucy/linux-image-3.10.3-031003-generic_3.10.3-031003.201307251835_i386.deb

Install the kernel:

$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

How to install the Linux Kernel 3.10.3 on 64 bit dpkg based systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.3-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.3-031003_3.10.3-031003.201307251835_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.3-saucy/linux-headers-3.10.3-031003-generic_3.10.3-031003.201307251835_amd64.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.10.3-saucy/linux-image-3.10.3-031003-generic_3.10.3-031003.201307251835_amd64.deb

Install the kernel:

$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

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