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Install Linux Kernel 3.15 (Stable) in Linux Mint/Pinguy OS

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Install Linux Kernel 3.15 (Stable) in Linux Mint/Pinguy OS
After two months of development, Linus Torvalds has released the Linux kernel 3.15. It is noted that the issue 3.15 is one the biggest changes in the entire history of the project.
In the new version, made more than 12 thousand hotfix from 1400 developers, the size of the patch - 57 MB. About 44% of all represented in 3.15 changes are associated with device drivers, approximately 18% of changes have to update the code is specific to a hardware architectures, 12% are associated with the network stack, 4% - file systems and 4% c internal kernel subsystems.
You can download the relevant deb packages from HERE and install them. Or just follow the instructions given below that will help you to install a new kernel multiple commands in terminal.
Suitable for Linux Mint 17/16/15/13
Installing the Linux Kernel 3.15 into Linux Mint/Pinguy OS or others Ubuntu distrs:
1. The easiest way to use the utility KernelUpdate.
2. Open a terminal, copy and run one of the commands according to the architecture of your system/computer, at your own risk:
For 32-bit (single command):
cd /tmp && wget && sudo dpkg -i *.deb
For 64-bit (single command):
cd /tmp && wget && sudo dpkg -i *.deb
2. Update GRUB (GRUB need to upgrade the Linux system where it is installed, if you have more than one)
sudo update-grub

Note If you have a boot loader installed BURG, and it should be updated:

sudo update-burg
3. At the end of the installation, close all applications and restart the computer the following command:
sudo reboot

Once logged in, check the version of the current kernel with the command:

uname -r
If you decide to delete the kernel 3.15, run this command:
sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.15-*
To return to the previous kernel when booting Grub select Previous Linux versions

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