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I am using kernel version 2.6.35 in Ubuntu 10.10. Can I update my kernel to the latest version, which is v3.2-rc3-oneiric as seen on http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/ ?

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and the version of the kernel you have there is an oneric one, won't work on maverick. just update to 11.10 or leave it. –  Alvar Nov 27 '11 at 11:37
    
Why wouldn't it work @Alvar? i have used kernels not meant for the current releases and they work fine. –  Uri Herrera Nov 27 '11 at 20:39
    
we discussed it in the chat and I think he didn't want to do it after that... general room earlier today, around 14-15.. –  Alvar Nov 27 '11 at 21:09
    
@Alvar link to the transcript if you can. –  RolandiXor Nov 28 '11 at 16:45

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As far as i can see it's not available a deb package of the linux kernel image v3.2-rc3 at the moment, but when it will be available you should be able to upgrade provided that you first install:

for a 32 bit system

OR

for 64 bit

After that, just download and install the three files you need from the link you posted (the xxx_all.deb and both xxx_i386.deb or xxx._amd64.deb). Finally don't forget to run sudo update-grub2 from a terminal. Note that it's not guaranteed to work properly, since the package it's not intended for maverick (and of course this is a release candidate!)

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