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Sunday, 29 June 2014

How To : Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.14.9 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint Systems

     "The Linux Kernel 3.14.9 is now available for the users and all the users of 3.14 kernel series must upgrade", announced Greg Kroah-Hartman.This Linux Kernel version comes with plenty of fixes and improvements. This article will guide you to install or upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.14.9 in your Ubuntu or Linux Mint system.

Fixes

  • ALSA: control: Make sure that id->index does not overflow
  • ALSA: control: Handle numid overflow
  • ALSA: control: Don't access controls outside of protected regions
  • ALSA: control: Fix replacing user controls
  • ALSA: control: Protect user controls against concurrent access
  • iio:adc:max1363 incorrect resolutions for max11604, max11605, max11610 and max11611
  • ASoC: tlv320aci3x: Fix custom snd_soc_dapm_put_volsw_aic3x() function
  • hv: use correct order when freeing monitor_pages and many more.

    Installation

    For 32-Bit Systems

    Download the .deb packages.

    $ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.9-utopic/linux-headers-3.14.9-031409_3.14.9-031409.201406261553_all.deb
    
    $ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.9-utopic/linux-headers-3.14.9-031409-generic_3.14.9-031409.201406261553_i386.deb
    
    $ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.9-utopic/linux-image-3.14.9-031409-generic_3.14.9-031409.201406261553_i386.deb
    
    Install them.

    sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.14.9-*.deb linux-image-3.14.9-*.deb
    
    Reboot the system.

    sudo reboot
    

    For 64-Bit Systems

    Download the .deb packages.

    $ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.9-utopic/linux-headers-3.14.9-031409_3.14.9-031409.201406261553_all.deb
    
    $ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.9-utopic/linux-headers-3.14.9-031409-generic_3.14.9-031409.201406261553_amd64.deb
    
    $ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.9-utopic/linux-image-3.14.9-031409-generic_3.14.9-031409.201406261553_amd64.deb
    
    Install them.

    sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.14.9-*.deb linux-image-3.14.9-*.deb
    
    Reboot the system.

    sudo reboot
    

    To uninstall,

    sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-3.14.9-* linux-image-3.14.9-*

    1 comment:

    1. Hopefully this will fix my broken audio.

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