Install or remove Linux Kernel 3.7 in Linux Mint 14 or 13

Upgrade your Linux Mint kernel to 3.7

By , ITworld |  Software, install kernel 3.7 linux mint, remove kernel 3.7 linux mint

Here's how you can install or remove Linux Kernel 3.7 in Linux Mint 14 or 13.

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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