Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.7.6 in Linux Mint

How to upgrade your Linux Mint system to kernel 3.7.6

By , ITworld |  Software, upgrade linux mint kernel 3.7.6

Here's how you can upgrade your Linux Kernel to version 3.7.6 in Linux Mint.

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/kernel-3.7.6 -O kernel-3.7.6
chmod +x kernel-3.7.6
sudo sh kernel-3.7.6
sudo reboot

Here's a list of changes in Kernel 3.7.6:

drm/i915: fix FORCEWAKE posting reads
ALSA: hda - Fix non-snoop page handling
ALSA: hda - fix inverted internal mic on Acer AOA150/ZG5
ALSA: hda - Add a fixup for Packard-Bell desktop with ALC880
ALSA: usb-audio: fix invalid length check for RME and other UAC 2 devices
ath9k_hw: fix chain swap setting when setting rx chainmask to 5
DM-RAID: Fix RAID10's check for sufficient redundancy
xfs: fix periodic log flushing
iwlegacy: fix IBSS cleanup
xfs: fix _xfs_buf_find oops on blocks beyond the filesystem end
x86, efi: Fix 32-bit EFI handover protocol entry point
x86, efi: Fix display detection in EFI boot stub
smp: Fix SMP function call empty cpu mask race
NFSv4: Fix NFSv4 trunking discovery
NFSv4: Fix NFSv4 reference counting for trunked sessions
NFS: Fix error reporting in nfs_xdev_mount
Bluetooth: Fix incorrect strncpy() in hidp_setup_hid()
kvm: Fix irqfd resampler list walk
drm/radeon: fix cursor corruption on DCE6 and newer
drm/radeon: fix a rare case of double kfree
drm/radeon: fix error path in kpage allocation

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

Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.7.6 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint | Up Ubuntu

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