Upgrade Ubuntu 12.10 or 12.04 to Linux Kernel 3.6.9

Use version 3.6.9 of the Linux Kernel in Ubuntu 121.10 or 12.04


Here's how you can upgrade your Ubuntu 12.10 or 12.04 system to Linux Kernel 3.6.9.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.

cd /tmp wget http://dl.dropbox.com/u/47950494/upubuntu.com/linux-kernel-3.6.9 -O linux-kernel-3.6.9

chmod +x linux-kernel-3.6.9

sudo sh linux-kernel-3.6.9

sudo reboot

3. To remove the new kernel and install the previous kernel, use this command.

sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.6.9*

For more, see the original article at the link below.


Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.6.9 in Ubuntu 12.10/12.04 and Linux Mint 14/13 | Up Ubuntu

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