How to Install Linux Kernel 3.0 on Ubuntu/Mint

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Few weeks ago, the  New kernel 3.0 was released .The new release did come with  many  features such as Btrfs data scrubbing and automatic defragmentation, Berkeley Packet Filter JIT filtering, unprivileged ICMP_ECHO, XEN Dom0 support, wake on WLAN, lots of new drivers and support for many  hardware components, and  more.

The Ubuntu  community  has compiled this  kernel version  and  made it  ready to download and  install  for  beginners .

Step 1 – Download Linux kernel 3.0 for Ubuntu 11.04

Download the following files for your Linux architecture

For Ubuntu 11.04 32-bit

linux-headers-3.0.0-0300_3.0.0-0300.201107220917_all.deb
linux-headers-3.0.0-0300-generic_3.0.0-0300.201107220917_i386.deb
linux-image-3.0.0-0300-generic_3.0.0-0300.201107220917_i386.deb

For Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit

linux-headers-3.0.0-0300_3.0.0-0300.201107220917_all.deb
linux-headers-3.0.0-0300-generic_3.0.0-0300.201107220917_amd64.deb
linux-image-3.0.0-0300-generic_3.0.0-0300.201107220917_amd64.deb

 

Step 2 – Install Linux kernel 3.0  from the  console

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.0.0-0300_3.0.0-0300.201107220917_all.deb linux-headers-3.0.0-0300-generic_3.0.0-0300.201107220917_i386.deb 
linux-image-3.0.0-030
107220917_i386.deb
0-generic_3.0.0-0300.201

This will take a while, please be petient en check if any errors has been displayed .After The installaion complted . please reboot anc via the the Grub chose the new kernel.

Warning: Please do not remove the old kernel before to check that the actual kernel is working smoothly

 Via| Softpedia

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