Install / Upgrade Kernel 3.14.1 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint

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In this Tutorial I will show you how to Install the Latest version of Kernel 3.14.1 On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 13.10 / 12.04 LTS/ LinuxMint / Debian systems.

The Latest stable version of Kernel  3.14.1  released on 14th April 2014

Installation steps
Step 1: There are two ways to download the Kernel files (ie) Direct or wget method

For downloading the deb files Direct Click HERE

If you want to download using wget copy the below commands and paste it in terminal one by one according to your cpu architecture

For 32 bit systems

wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.1-trusty/linux-headers-3.14.1-031401_3.14.1-031401.201404141220_all.deb

wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.1-trusty/linux-headers-3.14.1-031401-generic_3.14.1-031401.201404141220_i386.deb

wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.1-trusty/linux-image-3.14.1-031401-generic_3.14.1-031401.201404141220_i386.deb

For 64 bit systems

wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.1-trusty/linux-headers-3.14.1-031401_3.14.1-031401.201404141220_all.deb

wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.1-trusty/linux-headers-3.14.1-031401-generic_3.14.1-031401.201404141220_amd64.deb

wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.14.1-trusty/linux-image-3.14.1-031401-generic_3.14.1-031401.201404141220_amd64.deb

Step 2: After downloading  install it by using dpkg command
sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.14.1* linux-image-3.14.1* .deb
Step 3:Verify installed Version

After successfull installation reboot the system and type in the terminal 


uname -r

(Display's the current active kernel version)

Removing the Kernel 3.14.1

For removing the Kernel 3.14.1 run the below command in terminal or use synaptic package manager
sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-3.14.1* linux-image-3.14.1*
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