Install / Upgrade Kernel 3.12.13 On Ubutnu / LinuxMint

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This tutorial will be helpful for installing the latest updated version of kernel 3.12.13 on Ubuntu / LinuxMint / Debian systems.

The Latest version of Ubuntu Kernel 3.12.13 released on February 22th ,2014 and it a stable version 

Installation Steps

Step 1: Download the Kernel files ,it is deb file format so use wget or from  home site

For downloading from  home site please click HERE

Download using wget for 32 bit systems

wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12.13-trusty/linux-headers-3.12.13-031213_3.12.13-031213.201402221735_all.deb

wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12.13-trusty/linux-headers-3.12.13-031213-lowlatency_3.12.13-031213.201402221735_i386.deb

wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12.13-trusty/linux-image-3.12.13-031213-generic_3.12.13-031213.201402221735_i386.deb

Download using wget for 64 bit systems

wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12.13-trusty/linux-headers-3.12.13-031213_3.12.13-031213.201402221735_all.deb

wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12.13-trusty/linux-headers-3.12.13-031213-generic_3.12.13-031213.201402221735_amd64.deb

wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.12.13-trusty/linux-image-3.12.13-031213-generic_3.12.13-031213.201402221735_amd64.deb

Step 2: once downloaded go to the downloads folder and type

sudo dpkg -i *.deb

Installtion process will start and once finished restart your system and then check 

uname -r

Removing  Kernel 3.12.13

For removing the Kernel version 3.12.13 type the below commands in terminal

sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-3.12.13-* linux-image-3.12.13-
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