Hello Linux Geeksters.
In this article I will show you how to upgrade to Kernel 3.9.3 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia and Linux Mint 13 Maya.
Linux kernel 3.9.3 includes some ARM, PowerPC and x86 fixes, lots of updated drivers, various networking (IPv4/IPv6) improvements, updated EXT4 and NFS filesystems, sound improvements, as well as some core changes. (from here)
This script downloads and installs the new kernel, so, this tips work for both 32 bit and 64 bit systems. Let’s start:
Download the script:
$ wget http://goo.gl/dh8MH -O kernel-3.9.3
Set execution permissions:
$ chmod +x kernel-3.9.3
Exec the script, to install kernel 3.9.3 on your Ubuntu or Linux Mint Box:
$ sudo sh kernel-3.9.3
Reboot and you are done.
To remove Kernel 3.9.3, just type in your terminal:
$ sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.9.3*