How To Install Linux Kernel 3.12.4 In Ubuntu

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Linux Kernel 3.12.4 has been officially released with fixes for inet6_init() cleanup order, seqlock deadlock in ip6_finish_output2 and Report Descriptor for Logitech MOMO Force. In this short tutorial we will teach you how to install the latest Linux kernel in your Ubuntu machine, so open a new terminal and run each one of the following commands. The following screenshot shows the kernel release that is installed on my machine.

To open a new terminal in Ubuntu press CTRL+ALT+T.

wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12.4-trusty/linux-headers-3.12.4-031204_3.12.4-031204.201312081207_all.deb
wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12.4-trusty/linux-headers-3.12.4-031204-generic_3.12.4-031204.201312081207_i386.deb
wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12.4-trusty/linux-image-3.12.4-031204-generic_3.12.4-031204.201312081207_i386.deb

After the download, run the following commands in terminal and the kernel should be installed.

sudo dpkg -i linux-image-3.12.4*.deb

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.12.4*.deb

Hope it helps.

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