Linux Kernel 3.9.2 Has Been Released | Install It on Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, 12.04 and Linux Mint 14, 13

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In this article I will show you how to install the new Kernel 3.9.2 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 14 Nadia and Linux Mint 13 Maya.

Kernel 3.9.2 is the new stable kernel that has been released. It brings some new features and a lot of bugfixes for ext4, wireless, ACPI, ASoc, ALSA, among others.

Highlights of Linux kernel 3.9.2 (from here):

  • The handling of partially delegated locks has been fixed;
  • “scheduling while atomic” has been fixed in blk_queue_bypass_start;
  • Support has been added for IvyBridge model 58 Uncore.

How to Install Kernel 3.9.2 on Ubuntu and Linux Mint:

Download this script:

$ wget

Set execution permissions:

$ chmod u+x kernel-3.9.2

Exec the script:

$ sudo sh kernel-3.9.2

Reboot the system and choose the new kernel from the grub:

$ sudo reboot

To remove the kernel 3.9.2, do this:

$ sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.9.2*

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