Install or uninstall kernel 3.6.5 in Linux Mint 13

Upgrade your Linux Mint 13 Linux kernel to 3.6.5

By , ITworld |  Software, install linux kernel 3.6.5 linux mint 13, uninstall kernel 3.6.5 linux mint 13

Here's how you can install Linux kernel 3.6.5 in Linux Mint 13.

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-3.6.5 -O linux-kernel-3.6.5
chmod +x linux-kernel-3.6.5
sudo sh linux-kernel-3.6.5
sudo reboot

3. To uninstall kernel 3.6.5 and go back to your previous kernel, type in this command then hit Enter.

sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.6.5*

Here's a list of some changes in this version of the kernel:

ARM: at91: fix external interrupts in non-DT case
vhost: fix mergeable bufs on BE hosts
USB: mos7840: fix port-device leak in error path
USB: sierra: fix port-data memory leak
ehci: fix Lucid nohandoff pci quirk to be more generic with BIOS versions
staging: comedi: ni_daq_700: fix dio subdevice regression
xhci: fix integer overflow
LOCKD: fix races in nsm_client_get
Bluetooth: SMP: Fix setting unknown auth_req bits
b43: Fix oops on unload when firmware not found

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

Install Linux Kernel 3.6.5 In Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/Linux Mint 13 | Up Ubuntu

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