How to install Linux Kernel 3.15 RC on Ubuntu 14.04

May 26, 2014 | By | Reply More

This tutorial is going to show you How to install Linux Kernel 3.15 RC on Ubuntu 14.04. Linux Kernel 3.15 will be used on the next release of Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn. It still in Release Candidate version. Please do it for testing purposes only since the Linux Kernel 3.15 is not stable yet and may contains bugs and errors.

To install Linux Kernel 3.15 on Ubuntu 14.04, do the following:

A. Download required packages

Open Terminal and type these commands to download the packages

wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc7-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.0-031500rc7_3.15.0-031500rc7.201405251935_all.deb
wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc7-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.0-031500rc7-generic_3.15.0-031500rc7.201405251935_i386.deb
wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15-rc7-utopic/linux-image-3.15.0-031500rc7-generic_3.15.0-031500rc7.201405251935_i386.deb

B. Install the package

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

Once finished, reboot your computer and Linux Kernel 3.15 should be installed.

To remove the Linux Kernel 3.15 on Ubuntu 14.04, execute this command

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

Thank you.

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