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Good evening everyone. Sorry if this question already have being answered but I used ALL my Search power. For example I want to install latest kernel (which is 3.3.1 right now according to http://kernel.org/). I go to http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/ find kernel 3.3.1 but I run Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot not Precise so the question is can I install kernel 3.3.1 without paying attention to the precise name near it or should I build my own kerel from kernel.org ? thank you for your answer.

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Is there a specific reason to upgrade the kernel? Are you trying to solve an issue? –  Ringtail Apr 7 '12 at 19:25
    
No, only training and studying purposes. I am using my old one computer so I am not afraid of breaking something. –  Nikki Kononov Apr 7 '12 at 19:33
    
However there is a reason for me to try out latest kernel on my new computer as well. As i read in kernel changelog there is an improvement in EUFI boot. I want to test it. –  Nikki Kononov Apr 7 '12 at 19:35
    
Download the corresponding debs, install them. done. Running 3.3 in 11.10 now. –  Uri Herrera Apr 7 '12 at 19:36
    
I am currently running 3.2.4 in Natty. Download the .debs from the repository and install. –  Ringtail Apr 7 '12 at 19:40

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You can try this:

http://www.ubuntubuzz.com/2012/03/upgrade-to-kernel-33-in-ubuntu.html

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yes I saw that but my question was can I upgrade my kernel to 3.3.1 even thou I am running Ubuntu 11.10 not Precise ? –  Nikki Kononov Apr 7 '12 at 19:36
    
Yes you can upgrade- –  Uri Herrera Apr 7 '12 at 19:37
    
Uri Herrera thank you. –  Nikki Kononov Apr 7 '12 at 19:38
    
People I upgraded my kernel and it went perfect, but at start before LightDM log in start I receive this error ERROR MUX INFO CALL FAILED. What does it mean ? I googled but didn't understand, system anyway boot up normally. –  Nikki Kononov Apr 7 '12 at 20:43
    
@NikitaKononov Ignore that, you have an intel graphics card with possibly a dedicated video card. Newer models do not have the mux for integrated/discrete video card so you can ignore that. –  Lekensteyn Apr 7 '12 at 20:46

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