Install / Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.18.0 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint / Debian

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In this Tutorial I will show you how to Install the Latest version of Kernel 3.18 On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 14.10 / 12.04 LTS , LinuxMint / Debian systems.

The Latest stable version of Kernel is 3.18 and it released on 8th December 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/v3.18-vivid/linux-headers-3.18.0-031800_3.18.0-031800.201412071935_all.deb
wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.18-vivid/linux-headers-3.18.0-031800-generic_3.18.0-031800.201412071935_i386.deb
wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.18-vivid/linux-image-3.18.0-031800-generic_3.18.0-031800.201412071935_i386.deb
For 64 bit systems
wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.18-vivid/linux-headers-3.18.0-031800_3.18.0-031800.201412071935_all.deb
wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.18-vivid/linux-headers-3.18.0-031800-generic_3.18.0-031800.201412071935_amd64.deb
wget -c kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.18-vivid/linux-image-3.18.0-031800-generic_3.18.0-031800.201412071935_amd64.deb
Step 2: After successfull downloading  install it
sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.18.0-* linux-image-3.18.0-* .deb
Step 3:Verify installed Version
After successfull installation reboot the system,Your new kernel will be installed and set as default
 

Removing  Kernel 3.18.0
 
For removing the Kernel 3.18.0run the below command in terminal or use synaptic package manager

sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-3.18.0-* linux-image-3.18.0-*
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