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Why am I running 3.2.0-32? [duplicate]

I am running xubuntu 12.04 LTS : cat /etc/issue Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS \n \l When I do uname -a I have : Linux tolede 3.2.0-32-generic #51-Ubuntu SMP Wed Sep 26 21:33:09 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Can I update kernel of 12.04 to 3.5 of 12.04.2? [duplicate]

Kernel in 12.04.2 is 3.5. My kernel in 12.04 amd64 is 3.2.0-40. Can I update kernel of 12.04 to 3.5 of 12.04.2 ? LTS Hardware Enablement Stack says: The hardware enablement stack is only intended for ...
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How to update kernel to the latest mainline version without any Distro-upgrade?

Currently I'm running Linux-3.0 and I want to update it to Linux-3.3.1 the latest stable kernel release as mentioned at http://www.kernel.org. Can I update to 3.3.1 in Ubuntu without any risk of ...
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Quantal backported kernel in 12.04.2? What's going on there?

I'm sure that I'm not the first and/or only one to notice that 12.04.2, released earlier this year, installs by default a backported 3.5 kernel from the Quantal (12.10) release. I'm surprised to see ...
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How to remove Kernel/LTS Enablement Stack?

this question regarding the LTS Enablement Stack has actually two parts: I installed Linux 3.5.0-x on Precise 64bit via sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-quantal xserver-xorg-lts-quantal . As ...
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UEFI bootloader alternative to GRUB

I'm having trouble with my current bootloader GRUB on Ubuntu 12.04. Sometimes it takes forever too boot, other times it wont find the kernel image. My system uses UEFI to boot, is there a UEFI ...
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Can/Should I upgrade my Linux kernel from Precise 12.04.2 to Raring 13.04?

I'm running 12.04.2 through regular updates. Installed 12.04.1. After 12.04.2 was released I made an upgrade of XServer & Linux kernel. So now I'm running Precise with Quantal kernel and XServer. ...
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How can I improve the battery life under 12.04 on my Inspiron 14z? [duplicate]

How do I improve the battery life of my Inspiron 14z under Ubuntu 12.04? This laptop gets 4-5 hours of battery life using Windows (e.g. here). I've removed Windows, installed Ubuntu 12.04 and the ...
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linux-source-3.5.0 for ubuntu 12.04.2?

I have Ubuntu 12.04.2 with kernel 3.5.0 and need to recompile some modules, but i`m getting hard to find the correct sources. apt-get only has sources for 3.2.0? Where i can get the correct sources ...
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Fail to upgrade the Ubuntu 12.04 kernel to 3.5

I followed the command in this question to upgrade my Ubuntu kernel to 3.5 I entered the command and reboot after installation: sudo apt-get install linux-image-generic-lts-quantal And after ...
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New Linux kernel in Ubuntu?

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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What does x86 mean for installing a new hardware enablement (HWE) stack in 64 bit Ubuntu

I'd like to install 13.10 (Saucy) hardware enablement (HWE) stack to my Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) because I need a newer Linux kernel. This wiki page explains what "hardware enablement stacks" are. Among ...
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Problem upgrading from 3.2.0-51-generic to 3.5.0-37-generic

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and tried to upgrade the kernel from 3.2 to 3.5: Following a suggestion found here, I ran sudo apt-get install linux-image-generic-lts-quantal I had a little trouble with ...