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Monday, 7 July 2014

How To : Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.15.3 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint Systems

     "The Linux Kernel 3.15.3 is now available for the users and all the users of 3.15 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 3.15.3 in your Ubuntu or Linux Mint system.


Fixes

  • efi-pstore: Fix an overflow on 32-bit builds
  • builddeb: use $OBJCOPY variable instead of objcopy
  • random: fix nasty entropy accounting bug
  • epoll: fix use-after-free in eventpoll_release_file
  • x86_32, entry: Do syscall exit work on badsys (CVE-2014-4508)
  • lz4: fix another possible overrun
  • Bluetooth: Fix properly ignoring LTKs of unknown types
  • Bluetooth: Clearly distinguish mgmt LTK type from authenticated property
  • btrfs: fix use of uninit "ret" in end_extent_writepage()
  • Btrfs: fix scrub_print_warning to handle skinny metadata extents and many more.

Installation

For 32-Bit Systems

Download the .deb packages.

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15.3-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.3-031503_3.15.3-031503.201407010040_all.deb

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15.3-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.3-031503-generic_3.15.3-031503.201407010040_i386.deb

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15.3-utopic/linux-image-3.15.3-031503-generic_3.15.3-031503.201407010040_i386.deb
Install them.

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.15.3-*.deb linux-image-3.15.3-*.deb
Reboot the system.

sudo reboot

For 64-Bit Systems

Download the .deb packages.

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15.3-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.3-031503_3.15.3-031503.201407010040_all.deb

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15.3-utopic/linux-headers-3.15.3-031503-generic_3.15.3-031503.201407010040_amd64.deb

$ wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.15.3-utopic/linux-image-3.15.3-031503-generic_3.15.3-031503.201407010040_amd64.deb
Install them.

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.15.3-*.deb linux-image-3.15.3-*.deb
Reboot the system.

sudo reboot

To uninstall,

sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-3.15.3-* linux-image-3.15.3-*

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