Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.9.2 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Linux Kernel 3.9.2 this is the second release of the Linux Kernel 3.9 and here are some changes in this latest release taken from the changelog of Linux 3.9.2:

  • drm/gma500: fix backlight hotkeys behaviour on netbooks
  • PCI: Delay final fixups until resources are assigned
  • Btrfs: fix extent logging with O_DIRECT into prealloc
  • NFSv4.x: Fix handling of partially delegated locks
  • drm/radeon: fix handling of v6 power tables
  • drm/i915: Fixup Oops in the pipe config computation
  • RDMA/cxgb4: Fix SQ allocation when on-chip SQ is disabled
  • perf/x86/intel: Fix unintended variable name reuse

Linux Kernel 3.9.2 Installation

To install this new kernel in Ubuntu/Linux Mint, open the terminal and enter these commands:

cd /tmp
wget http://dl.dropbox.com/u/47950494/upubuntu.com/kernel-3.9.2 -O kernel-3.9.2
chmod +x kernel-3.9.2
sudo sh kernel-3.9.2
sudo reboot

Enjoy!

Install/Upgrade to Linux 3.9.1 for Ubuntu/Linux Min

Linux Kernel 3.9.1 brings various bug fixes and improvements.

Debian 7.0 Wheezy released!

Debian GNU/Linux 7.0, a new stable version of the world’s largest Linux distribution, has been released: “After many months of constant development, the Debian project is proud to present its new stable version 7.0. This new version of Debian includes various interesting features such as multiarch support, several specific tools to deploy private clouds, an improved installer, and a complete set of multimedia codecs and front-ends which remove the need for third-party repositories.

Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.9 (Stable) in Ubuntu for ARM

A stable version of Linux Kernel 3.9 is now out, and can be installed by the following steps on you ARM powered device, try this at your own risk.

You can find the release announcement here. In this tutorial, we will see how to install Linux kernel 3.9 in Ubuntu for ARM or any Debian based ARM system.

Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.9 (Stable) in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Update: You might want to get Linux Kernel 3.10 for your Ubuntu or Linux Mint, since it is out now. Click here for Kernel 3.10.

A stable version of Linux Kernel 3.9 has been released recently which brings more new features such as SSD caching, full support for Chrome OS, better support for ARM SoCand, faster LZO compression, and  more drivers for better support for modern computers. Linux 3.9 has also brought improvements to networking, storage, virtualization, power management, etc.

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