How To Install Kernel 3.14 RC5 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Elementary OS

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Kernel 3.14 RC5 has been released today. This is what Linus Torvalds said in the mailing lists:

Things were fairly calm, and fairly normal. Drivers account for just under 60% of the patch (sound dominates due to a couple of patches that are larger but trivial, but there’s various misc oneliners all over). The rest is mostly arch updates (mainly powerpc and xtensa), and then there’s a smattering of small stuff elsewhere.

how to install Kernel 3.14 RC5 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS.

In this article I will show you how to install Kernel 3.14 RC5 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS.

Because it is not available via PPA, the needed deb packages of Kernel 3.14 RC5 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 3.14 RC5 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14-rc5-trusty/linux-headers-3.14.0-031400rc5_3.14.0-031400rc5.201403022235_all.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14-rc5-trusty/linux-headers-3.14.0-031400rc5-generic_3.14.0-031400rc5.201403022235_i386.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14-rc5-trusty/linux-image-3.14.0-031400rc5-generic_3.14.0-031400rc5.201403022235_i386.deb

Install Kernel 3.14 RC5:

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.14*.deb linux-image-3.14*.deb

How to install Kernel 3.14 RC5 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14-rc5-trusty/linux-headers-3.14.0-031400rc5_3.14.0-031400rc5.201403022235_all.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14-rc5-trusty/linux-headers-3.14.0-031400rc5-generic_3.14.0-031400rc5.201403022235_amd64.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14-rc5-trusty/linux-image-3.14.0-031400rc5-generic_3.14.0-031400rc5.201403022235_amd64.deb

Install Kernel 3.14 RC5:

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.14*.deb linux-image-3.14*.deb

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One comment on “How To Install Kernel 3.14 RC5 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Elementary OS
  1. Alex says:

    “Install Kernel 3.14 RC3:”

    You should correct this with RC5 ,some might not know this is an honest mistake.

    Thanks again for your lovely guides as usual.

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