How To Install Kernel 3.15 RC 3 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Their Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Linus Torvalds himself has announced the availability of Kernel 3.15 RC 3, which has been released today, coming with a bunch of ARM fixes. For information about this release, see the mailing lists.

how to install Kernel 3.13 RC 2 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS.

In this article I will show you how to install Kernel 3.15 RC 3 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS.

Because it is not available via PPA, the needed deb packages of Kernel 3.15 RC 3 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 3.15 RC 3 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc3-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.0-031500rc3_3.15.0-031500rc3.201404280035_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc3-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.0-031500rc3-generic_3.15.0-031500rc3.201404280035_i386.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc3-utopic/linux-image-3.15.0-031500rc3-generic_3.15.0-031500rc3.201404280035_i386.deb

Install Kernel 3.15 RC 3:

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.15*.deb linux-image-3.15*.deb

Optional, remove the kernel:

$ sudo apt-get remove linux-header-3.15* linux-image-3.15*

How to install Kernel 3.15 RC 3 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS systems:

Download the needed packages:

$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc3-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.0-031500rc3_3.15.0-031500rc3.201404280035_all.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc3-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.0-031500rc3-generic_3.15.0-031500rc3.201404280035_amd64.deb
$ wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc3-utopic/linux-image-3.15.0-031500rc3-generic_3.15.0-031500rc3.201404280035_amd64.deb

Install Kernel 3.15 RC 3:

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

Optional, remove the kernel:

$ sudo apt-get remove linux-header-3.15* linux-image-3.15*

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