Thursday, September 5, 2013

Ubuntu - Install new kernel

If you want to upgrade your Ubuntu system kernel to the latest one, you can do the following:

1. Download these 3 deb packages from (The latest kernel when I write this blog post is v3.11, so I go to

[   ]linux-headers-3.11.0-031100-generic_3.11.0-031100.201309021735_amd64.deb
[   ]linux-headers-3.11.0-031100_3.11.0-031100.201309021735_all.deb
[   ]linux-image-3.11.0-031100-generic_3.11.0-031100.201309021735_amd64.deb

(my computer is installed Ubuntu 13.04 x86_64)

2. Install those 3 deb file, update grub and restart:

$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb
$ sudo update-grub
$ sudo reboot