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Now that v3.6 of the kernel has been released, is it available in any trusted PPAs? If not, I don't mind compiling it on my machine itself (I have never done it before though). I'd love it if I had step-by-step instructions.

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This must be duplicate of How to install Kernel. See at my blog post –  penreturns Oct 1 '12 at 18:39
    
Thanks! Should I be concerned that it has quantal in the name? I am on 12.04 (Precise). –  Dune Oct 1 '12 at 18:43
    
Btw im using it now, if it not works very well, make sure you know how to remove and select old kernel when boot. –  penreturns Oct 1 '12 at 18:49

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Download kernel files from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/. Like for kernel v3.7.1-raring download your required files. For x86_64 download the "amd64" files, for x86 download the "i386" files, for ARM download the "armhf" files. And for all architectures download the "all" file. Then put them in a folder, like in Downloads/kernel. Then from terminal go to that folder, like "cd ~/Downloads/kernel". Then run "sudo dpkg -i linux-*.deb", enter password when prompted. When installation completes, restart. That's all. You can check your kernel version by entering "uname -a". Thanks.

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