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My kernel is currently

Linux scv 3.13.0-34-generic #60-Ubuntu SMP Wed Aug 13 15:45:27 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

But I know it should be

3.13.0-45-generic #74
Why is it not updated by default on my pc upon execution of
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade 
? Any idea? How can I fix this?

Cheers!

Edit: executing

ema@scv:~$ cat /etc/issue
Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS \n \l
reports 14.04.2 apparently...

Edit2: on my other computer, with a fresher install of Ubuntu 14.04, I got 3.13.0-45-generic #74...

Edit3: all the repos/ppa

ema@scv:~$ grep -h ^deb /etc/apt/sources.list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/*
deb http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty main restricted
deb-src http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty main restricted
deb http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates main restricted
deb-src http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates main restricted
deb http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty universe
deb-src http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty universe
deb http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates universe
deb-src http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates universe
deb http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty multiverse
deb-src http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty multiverse
deb http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates multiverse
deb-src http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates multiverse
deb http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-backports main restricted universe multiverse
deb-src http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-backports main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty-security main restricted
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty-security main restricted
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty-security universe
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty-security universe
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty-security multiverse
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty-security multiverse
deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu trusty partner
deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu trusty partner
deb http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty main
deb-src http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty main
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/maarten-baert/simplescreenrecorder/ubuntu trusty main
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/maarten-baert/simplescreenrecorder/ubuntu trusty main
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/osmoma/audio-recorder/ubuntu trusty main
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/osmoma/audio-recorder/ubuntu trusty main
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/pipelight/stable/ubuntu trusty main
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/stebbins/handbrake-snapshots/ubuntu trusty main
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/stebbins/handbrake-snapshots/ubuntu trusty main
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/stefansundin/truecrypt/ubuntu trusty main
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/stefansundin/truecrypt/ubuntu trusty main
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/sunab/kdenlive-release/ubuntu trusty main
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/sunab/kdenlive-release/ubuntu trusty main
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-wine/ppa/ubuntu trusty main
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-wine/ppa/ubuntu trusty main
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/xorg-edgers/ppa/ubuntu trusty main
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/xorg-edgers/ppa/ubuntu trusty main
  • Actually 14.04 should have linux kernel 13.6 – wyas Feb 25 '15 at 19:48
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    @wyas that would be 14.04.2 (or the hardware stack for 14.10) – Rinzwind Feb 25 '15 at 19:49
  • @Rinzwind ah yeah good point just read it wiki.ubuntu.com/TrustyTahr/ReleaseNotes – wyas Feb 25 '15 at 19:50
  • That should be working for you. Can you give us any more information? Does apt-get say something isn't right or that the kernel is already the most recent or whatever. Is there enough space on /boot to add another kernel? – Doug Smythies Feb 25 '15 at 21:40
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    Possible duplicate of Why is apt no longer updating the kernel? – bain Jan 16 '16 at 2:29
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Apparently I didn't have the meta package linux-generic installed... A simple

sudo apt-get install linux-generic && sudo apt-get install --reinstall nvidia-346

Did the trick!
Amazing, didn't think I somehow managed to remove that meta-package...

Now I got

ema@scv:~$ uname -a
Linux scv 3.13.0-46-generic #75-Ubuntu SMP Tue Feb 10 15:24:04 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
Result!

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First run the cat /etc/issue command to verify what Ubuntu version do you have. I have the same kernel as you do, but my kernel Ubuntu version is 14.04. There is always a difference in between a kernel version and the distribution version.

  • I've got Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS apparently... – Emanuele Feb 25 '15 at 20:36
  • then goto http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/ download the 3 or 4 debs. then install them using dpkg -i packageName. Reboot your system – rulebreaker4 Feb 25 '15 at 20:52

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