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How to Install Linux Kernel 3.9 in Ubuntu

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Just be careful with the install regards to architecture (32bit or 64bit). –  Mitch Jun 18 '13 at 20:44

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Linux Kernel 3.9.4 Install and Removel on Linux Mint and Ubuntu


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While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes. –  Mitch Jun 18 '13 at 21:01
This link is dead, hence @Mitch's point. –  Paul Draper Apr 27 '14 at 4:25

To install Linux Kernel 3.9.4, just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command(s) below:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade && sudo apt-get autoremove
cd /tmp
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.9.4-saucy/linux-headers-3.9.4-030904-generic_3.9.4-030904.201305241545_i386.deb http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.9.4-saucy/linux-headers-3.9.4-030904_3.9.4-030904.201305241545_all.deb http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.9.4-saucy/linux-image-3.9.4-030904-generic_3.9.4-030904.201305241545_i386.deb
sudo dpkg -i *.deb
sudo update-grub2

For 64bit, just change:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.9.4-saucy/linux-headers-3.9.4-030904-generic_3.9.4-030904.201305241545_amd64.deb http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.9.4-saucy/linux-headers-3.9.4-030904_3.9.4-030904.201305241545_all.deb http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.9.4-saucy/linux-image-3.9.4-030904-generic_3.9.4-030904.201305241545_amd64.deb

Note: You may have to restart your computer after the first command.

Source:Liberian Geek

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@MiJyn There you go :) –  Mitch Jun 18 '13 at 20:35

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