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Where can I find the changelog between versions of the kernel released for Ubuntu 10.04? Note that I need to find the changelog for 10.04 from an 11.04 system, so if I have to, I can run a VM for this purpose.

"Why do I need the kernel changelog?" you may ask. I need it because I'm going to package a custom build of the kernel for myself onto a PPA I own, and I need the changelog to show my changes to the kernel in addition to all previous changes done by the Ubuntu developers.

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The latest version of the kernel for Ubuntu 10.04 is 2.6.32-33.71 (as can be seen here). You can find the package changelog for that version at:

That should tell you what changed in each release.

Given that your main aim is to build your own kernel packages though, you might be better off following these guides:

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Thanks, but I followed that information. I just wanted to include the prior change logs as well so that I could detail additional changes I made for the custom kernel package. – Thomas W. Aug 1 '11 at 17:46

You could also add the relevant repos for lucid (it will not harm your system, given that the packages have older version number, so are ignored in dist-upgrade), update the cache and use the command

apt-get changelog linux-image-$version
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I find to be more human readable for each Major Kernel change (2.6.31, 2.6.32... 2.6.39)

For individual kernel versions i normally go here:

Which shows in a more human readable way what is new, improved or fixed in each kernel version release.

NOTE: Not related to specific Ubuntu kernel releases but as help for kernel news for future Ubuntu versions.

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