How To Install Kernel 3.14.3 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Their Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Kernel 3.14.3 has been recently released, coming with improvements for the support for Intel Broadwell graphics, some Radeon and Nouveau improvements for NVIDIA GPUs, enhanced support for NVIDIA Tegra Prime, Btrfs changes, bug-fixes and many other changes. For more information about this kernel patch, see the mailing lists.

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How To Install Kernel 3.14.3 On Ubuntu And Linux Mint

In this article I will show you how to install Kernel 3.14.3 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS and their derivative systems.

Because the needed deb packages are available via kernel.ubuntu.com, installing Kernel 3.14.3 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and derivative systems is easy. Follow the instructions for your architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install Kernel 3.14.3 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS and Pinguy OS systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.3-utopic/linux-headers-3.14.3-031403_3.14.3-031403.201405061153_all.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.3-utopic/linux-headers-3.14.3-031403-generic_3.14.3-031403.201405061153_i386.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.3-utopic/linux-image-3.14.3-031403-generic_3.14.3-031403.201405061153_i386.deb

Install Kernel 3.14.3:

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-image-3.14.3*.deb linux-headers-3.14.3*.deb

How to install Kernel 3.14.3 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS and Pinguy OSsystems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.3-utopic/linux-headers-3.14.3-031403_3.14.3-031403.201405061153_all.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.3-utopic/linux-headers-3.14.3-031403-generic_3.14.3-031403.201405061153_amd64.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.3-utopic/linux-image-3.14.3-031403-generic_3.14.3-031403.201405061153_amd64.deb

Install Kernel 3.14.3:

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-image-3.14.3*.deb linux-headers-3.14.3*.deb

To uninstall the kernel, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove linux-image-3.14.3* linux-headers-3.14.3*

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