Install or remove Linux Kernel 3.7 in Ubuntu 12.10 or 12.04

Upgrade your Linux Kernel to 3.7 on your Ubuntu system

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Here's how you can install or remove Linux Kernel 3.7 in Ubuntu 12.10 or 12.04.

Kernel 3.7 offers the following benefits:

Better support for Radeon & Intel graphics cards
64-bit ARM Support
Improvements for EXT4 and Btrfs file systems
Improvements for IPv6 Netfilter
Xen virtualization support for ARM Cortex-A15
Driver support for Nintendo Wii Balance Board

To install Kernel 3.7:

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-3.7 -O linux-kernel-3.7
chmod +x linux-kernel-3.7
sudo sh linux-kernel-3.7
sudo reboot

To remove Kernel 3.7:

1. Open a terminal window.

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

sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.7*
sudo reboot

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

Install/Upgrade To Linux Kernel 3.7 Under Ubuntu 12.10/12.04 and Linux Mint 14/13 | Up Ubuntu

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