LinuxKernel 3.18. 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.
After two months of development, Linus Torvalds announced the release of Linuxkernel 3.18. Among the most notable improvements: integrated file system OverlayFS added system call bpf(), implemented subsystem to create tunnels over UDP, provided Protocol support Geneve, added subsystem pvSCSI for Xen, improved performance when processing intensive stream of small network packets.
In the new version are made about 11200 patch from 1300 developers, the size of the patch - 38 MB (changes have affected 9307 files, added 485719 lines of code, removed 355945 lines). About 47% of all presented in 3.18 changes associated with device drivers, approximately 18% of the changes have to update the code for specific hardware architectures, 14% associated with the network stack, 4% of file systems and 4% c internal subsystems of the kernel.
Suitable for Linux Mint 17/16/15/13 Elementary OS 0.2/0.3 PinguyOS 14/12
Installing the Linux Kernel 3.18 into Linux Mint: 1. The easiest way to use the utility KernelUpdate.
OR 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):