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Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.9.3 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Linux Kernel 3.9.3 has been released bringing more updates and bug fixes. As usual, we will see how to install it under Ubuntu/Linux Mint using a simple a bash script, but if you want to install it manually, go here Some in Kernel 3.9.3:     iscsi-target: Fix processing of OOO commands     cpufreq / intel_pstate: fix […]

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Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.9.2 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Linux Kernel 3.9.2 this is the second release of the Linux Kernel 3.9 and here are some changes in this latest release taken from the changelog of Linux 3.9.2: drm/gma500: fix backlight hotkeys behaviour on netbooks PCI: Delay final fixups until resources are assigned Btrfs: fix extent logging with O_DIRECT into prealloc NFSv4.x: Fix handling […]

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Install/Upgrade to Linux 3.9.1 for Ubuntu/Linux Min

Linux Kernel 3.9.1 brings various bug fixes and improvements.  Here are some of them as shown in the changelog:       ext4: fix Kconfig documentation for CONFIG_EXT4_DEBUG     ext4: fix online resizing for ext3-compat file systems     ixgbe: fix EICR write in ixgbe_msix_other     wireless: regulatory: fix channel disabling race condition     […]

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Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.9 (Stable) in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

A stable version of Linux Kernel 3.9 has been released recently which brings more new features such as SSD caching, full support for Chrome OS, better support for ARM SoCand, faster LZO compression, and  more drivers for better support for modern computers. Linux 3.9 has also brought improvements to networking, storage, virtualization, power management, etc. […]

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Install Linux Kernel 3.8.7 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Linux Kernel 3.8.7 is the seventh maintenance release for the kernel 3.8 series bringing more updates and various bugfixes. In this guide, we will help you install this kernel in Ubuntu/Linux Mint using a bash script. The kernel files can be obtained from  here. Here are some fixes in kernel 3.8.7:     NFSv4: Doh! […]

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Ubuntu 13.04 Beta 2/Final Beta: Available for download

Ubuntu 13.04 Beta 2 is now available for download. Here what the team has to say The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the final beta release of Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products. Codenamed “Raring Ringtail”, 13.04 continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a […]

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Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.8.6 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Linux Kernel 3.8.6 is the sixth maintenance release for kernel 3.8 series that has been made available recently. In this tutorial, we will help you install it in a system running Ubuntu/Linux Mint and any other Ubuntu-based distribution. Here are some fixes in kernel 3.8.6:     ipv6: fix bad free of addrconf_init_net     […]

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Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.8.6 in Ubuntu for ARM

Linux Kernel 3.8.6 is the sixth maintenance release for kernel 3.8 series that has been made available recently. In this tutorial, we will help you install it in a system running Ubuntu and any other Ubuntu-based distro for ARM. Here are some fixes in kernel 3.8.6:     ipv6: fix bad free of addrconf_init_net   […]

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Install Linux Kernel 3.8.4 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Linux Kernel 3.8.4 brings various changes and bug fixes, you can have a look at them here. As usual, we will upgrade to this new kernel using a simple bash script, but the kernel files can be downloaded from here. Here are some fixes in this latest Kernel:     ALSA: seq: Fix missing error […]

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Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.8.3 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Linux Kernel 3.8.3 has been released recently bringing more changes and bug fixes. In this article, we will see how to install this new kernel in Ubuntu/Linux Mint. For users preferring to install the kernel manually, please go here Here are some fixes in kernel 3.8.3:     ALSA: vmaster: Fix slave change notification   […]

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Install Emacs on Ubuntu/Linux Mint or Fedora/Other RPM based Linux

Emacs (pron.: /ˈiːmæks/) and its derivatives are a family of text editors that are characterized by their extensibility.  manual for one variant describes it as “the extensible, customizable, self-documenting, real-time display editor.” Development began in the mid-1970s and continues actively as of 2013 Emacs has over 2,000 built-in commands and allows the user to combine these […]

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Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.8.1 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Linux Kernel 3.8.1 is the first maintenance release for the kernel 3.8 series that brings various changes and bug fixes. In this tutorial, we will see how to install this new kernel release in Ubuntu/Linux Mint systems using a bash script that will do the installation automatically on your system. But, keep in mind that […]

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