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Linux Kernel 3.19.3 Released, Install/Update In Ubuntu/Linux Mint/Other Debian Based Distros

Linux Kernel 3.19.3 release has been announced by Greg KH. The release has several improvements and bug fixes. As always Greg KH recommended upgrading to 3.19.3 kernel. You can update Linux Kernel 3.19.3 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint/Other Debian based distributions.


Those who don’t know what is the Linux Kernel they should know it because Linux kernel is the essential part of any Linux operating system. It is responsible for resource allocation, low-level hardware interfaces, security, simple communications, basic file system management, and more. Written from scratch by Linus Torvalds (with help from various developers), Linux is a clone of the UNIX operating system. It is geared towards POSIX and Single UNIX Specification compliances.

Changes And Improvements In Kernel 3.19.3

How To Install Linux Kernel 3.19.3 In Ubuntu/Linux Mint/Other Debian Based Distros?

Because it is not available via PPA, the needed deb packages of Kernel 3.19.3 are available via kernel.ubuntu.com. Follow the instructions for your system’s architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.
To install or update Latest Stable Kernel 3.19.3 on Ubuntu 15.04 vivid vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr (LTS) , Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Linux Lite 2.2 and other Ubuntu derivative systems, open a new Terminal window and bash (get it?) in the following commands:For Linux system 32-bit :

$ cd /tmp$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.19.3-vivid/linux-headers-3.19.3-031903_3.19.3-031903.201503261036_all.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.19.3-vivid/linux-headers-3.19.3-031903-generic_3.19.3-031903.201503261036_i386.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.19.3-vivid/linux-image-3.19.3-031903-generic_3.19.3-031903.201503261036_i386.deb
Install downloaded .deb files –

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.19.3*.deb linux-image-3.19.3*.deb

Atfer install complete, update grub and reboot your computer and choose new kernel in grub :
$ sudo update-grub$ sudo reboot
For Linux system 64-bit :

$ cd /tmp$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.19.3-vivid/linux-headers-3.19.3-031903_3.19.3-031903.201503261036_all.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.19.3-vivid/linux-headers-3.19.3-031903-generic_3.19.3-031903.201503261036_amd64.deb

$ wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.19.3-vivid/linux-image-3.19.3-031903-generic_3.19.3-031903.201503261036_amd64.deb

Install downloaded .deb files –

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.19.3*.deb linux-image-3.19.3*.deb

After install complete, update-grub and reboot your computer and choose new kernel in grub :


$ sudo update-grub$ sudo reboot

How To Uninstall Linux Kernel 3.19.3?

If something goes wrong after installing/upgrading to Linux Kernel 3.19.3, then you can easily uninstall kernel 3.19.3 by the following commands –
$ sudo apt-get remove 'linux-headers-3.19.3*' 'linux-image-3.19.3*'

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