How To Install Kernel 3.14 RC6 On Ubuntu And Linux Mint

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Linus Torvalds has announced the release of Kernel 3.14 RC6. Among others, Kernel 3.14 comes with huge improvements, including: better support for Intel Broadwell GPUs, Radeon and Nouveau improvements, BTRFS changes and support for NVIDIA Tegra PRIME. For information about this release, see the mailings lists.

How To Install Kernel 3.14 RC6 On Ubuntu And Linux Mint

In this article I will show you how to install Kernel 3.14 RC6 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and derivative systems.

Because the needed deb packages are available via kernel.ubuntu.com, installing Kernel 3.14 RC6 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint derivative systems is easy. Follow the instructions for your architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install Kernel 3.14 RC6 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint and derivative systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14-rc6-trusty/linux-headers-3.14.0-031400rc6_3.14.0-031400rc6.201403100035_all.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14-rc6-trusty/linux-headers-3.14.0-031400rc6-generic_3.14.0-031400rc6.201403100035_i386.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14-rc6-trusty/linux-image-3.14.0-031400rc6-generic_3.14.0-031400rc6.201403100035_i386.deb

Install Kernel 3.14 RC6:

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

How to install Kernel 3.14 RC6 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint and derivative systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14-rc6-trusty/linux-headers-3.14.0-031400rc6_3.14.0-031400rc6.201403100035_all.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14-rc6-trusty/linux-headers-3.14.0-031400rc6-generic_3.14.0-031400rc6.201403100035_amd64.deb
$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14-rc6-trusty/linux-image-3.14.0-031400rc6-generic_3.14.0-031400rc6.201403100035_amd64.deb

Install Kernel 3.14 RC6:

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

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