Install / Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.17.1 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint / Debian

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In this Tutorial I will show you how to Install the Latest version of Kernel 3.17.1 On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS ,LinuxMint & Debian systems.

The Latest stable version of Kernel is 3.17.1 and it released on 15th October 2014

Installation steps

Step 1: Download the deb files directly 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/v3.17.1-utopic/linux-headers-3.17.1-031701_3.17.1-031701.201410150735_all.deb
wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.17.1-utopic/linux-headers-3.17.1-031701-generic_3.17.1-031701.201410150735_i386.deb
wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.17.1-utopic/linux-image-3.17.1-031701-generic_3.17.1-031701.201410150735_i386.deb
For 64 bit systems
wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.17.1-utopic/linux-headers-3.17.1-031701_3.17.1-031701.201410150735_all.deb
wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.17.1-utopic/linux-headers-3.17.1-031701-generic_3.17.1-031701.201410150735_amd64.deb
wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.17.1-utopic/linux-image-3.17.1-031701-generic_3.17.1-031701.201410150735_amd64.deb
Step 2: After successfull downloading  install it
sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.17.1* linux-image-3.17.1* .deb
Step 3:Verify installed Version

After successfull installation reboot the system,Your new kernel will be installed and set as default. For checking run the below command
uname -r
Removing  Kernel 3.17.1

For removing the Kernel 3.17.1 run the below command in terminal or use synaptic package manager
sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-3.17.1* linux-image-3.17.1*
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