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Install Linux Kernel 3.18.2 (Stable) on Linux Mint

Suitable for Linux Mint 17.1/17/16/15/13 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):
cd /tmp && wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.18.2-vivid/linux-headers-3.18.2-031802-generic_3.18.2-031802.201501082011_i386.deb http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.18.2-vivid/linux-headers-3.18.2-031802_3.18.2-031802.201501082011_all.deb http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.18.2-vivid/linux-image-3.18.2-031802-generic_3.18.2-031802.201501082011_i386.deb && sudo dpkg -i *.deb
For 64-bit (single command):
cd /tmp && wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.18.2-vivid/linux-headers-3.18.2-031802-generic_3.18.2-031802.201501082011_amd64.deb http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.18.2-vivid/linux-headers-3.18.2-031802_3.18.2-031802.201501082011_all.deb http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.18.2-vivid/linux-image-3.18.2-031802-generic_3.18.2-031802.201501082011_amd64.deb  && 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 3.18.2,
1. When the computer bootsthe GRUB menu, select your old kernelAfter booting the system, remove the new kernel by command below
2. 
Linux terminal: ~$sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.18.2-*
3. And again update GRUB or BURG
To return to the previous kernel when booting Grub select Previous Linux versions
Good Luck!!!
https://www.kernel.org/
9-01-2015, 09:13
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