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Linux Kernel 3.19.2 Stable Released With Updated Drivers And More, Install In Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Greg Kroah-Hartman released Linux Kernel 3.19.2 with various changes and improvements. Greg Kroah-Hartman suggests all Linux Kernel 3.19 users to update to 3.19.2. The release having several updated drivers, and a list of changes and improvements can be found here. You can follow the tutorial to install/update to 3.19.2.


The following is the Changelog for Linux Kernel 3.19.2.

How To Install/Update To Linux Kernel 3.19.2 In Ubuntu/Linux Mint?

For 32-bit Systems –

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.19.2-vivid/linux-headers-3.19.2-031902_3.19.2-031902.201503181436_all.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.19.2-vivid/linux-headers-3.19.2-031902-generic_3.19.2-031902.201503181436_i386.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.19.2-vivid/linux-image-3.19.2-031902-generic_3.19.2-031902.201503181436_i386.deb

Install Kernel files –

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.19.2*.deb linux-image-3.19.2*.deb
$ sudo reboot

For 64-bit Systems –

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.19.2-vivid/linux-headers-3.19.2-031902_3.19.2-031902.201503181436_all.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.19.2-vivid/linux-headers-3.19.2-031902-generic_3.19.2-031902.201503181436_amd64.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.19.2-vivid/linux-image-3.19.2-031902-generic_3.19.2-031902.201503181436_amd64.deb

Install Kernel files –

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.19.2*.deb linux-image-3.19.2*.deb

$ sudo reboot

Congratulation! You’ve successfully updated to Linux Kernel 3.19.2 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint.

Updating to the latest kernel may sometime cause the system unstable, So be careful and save all of your important data before you update. Also if you find some bugs and want to remove the update, do the following.

$ sudo apt-get remove 'linux-headers-3.19.2*' 'linux-image-3.19.2*'


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