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I've been reading about the new 3.12 kernel and I am excited about the increased performance reported by Phoronix.

How long will it be before Ubuntu releases include the 3.12 kernel?

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Ubuntu is about stability over newest versions.That includes the kernel.

13.10 is using 3.11. I doubt it will be included into 13.10. I would expect it to have been included during release if we would get it.

So I believe you will probably see kernel 3.12 in Ubuntu 14.04.

But no-one it stopping you from including it. Some older topics, but the method is still valid (just need to update the file names):

Topics related to installing 3.12:

Just a warning: this is not for the fainthearted. And messing up might mean a re-install. And as always: make a back-up. Or even two.

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Thanks! It's a bit too scary to do that! –  comrademike Oct 20 '13 at 13:24

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