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Install Linux Kernel 3.17 (Stable) in Linux Mint

In the new version are made about 12 thousand patches from 1300 developers, the size of the patch - 54 MB (changes in the 10605 files, added 653577 lines of code, removed 668166 lines). About 46% of all presented in 3.17 changes associated with device drivers, approximately 18% of the changes have to update the code for specific hardware architectures, 12% associated with the network stack, with 5% file systems and 3% 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 3.17 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
3. 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
4. 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 3.17,
1. When the computer bootsthe GRUB menu, select your old kernelAfter booting the system, remove the new kernel by command below
sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.17-*
To return to the previous kernel when booting Grub select Previous Linux versions
8-10-2014, 07:54
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