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I use Kubuntu Raring Ringtail 13.04. I needed kernel 3.10 or above for my hardware so I installed linux-image-3.11.0-4-generic, linux-image-extra-3.11.0-4-generic, linux-headers-3.11.0-4 and linux-headers-3.11.0-4-generic from Saucy repository, now my problems are solved with kernel 3.11.

Side-effect: a release upgrade icon appears in my panel and "do-release-upgrade -m desktop -f DistUpgradeViewKDE" wants to run.

In Muon -> Settings -> Sources -> Updates the system is configured for Normal Releases. I suppose I can suppress the icon by changing this to "Never", for now.

My question: Is the package system THAT smart to suggest a full release upgrade because I installed Saucy 13.10 kernel packages or have I messed up with my system?

Thanks in advance.

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That's pretty weird. Check the output of cat /etc/lsb-release just to confirm something hasn't kicked your version around? AFAIK, that's the file it should be checking to confirm if an upgrade is possible. –  Oli Aug 29 '13 at 13:48
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