For those who like "bleeding-edge" features of the latest Linux Kernel, I have a interesting news for you. Linux Kernel 3.6.2 has been released and available for install on Ubuntu.

Linux Kernel has gained many bug fixes since version 3.6 and this release comes with a lot of bug fixes and improvements especially for the graphic cards AMD ATI and file system Ext4.

Below are the others Linux Kernel 3.6.2 changes and improvements:

Convert properly UTF-8 to UTF-16
  • JFFS2: fix unmount regression
  • ALSA: hda - Fix hang caused by race during suspend.
  • efi: Build EFI stub with EFI-appropriate options
  • A memory corruption by refcount imbalance in alloc_pages_vma () has been fixed
  • MSI quirk for RS690 gateway has been added;
  • Ignore last group w / o enough space When resizing instead of BUG’ing, on EXT4 partitions
  • Do not copy non-existent gdt blocks When resizing on EXT4 partitions
  • Avoid duplicate writes of the backup bg descriptor blocks, on EXT4 partitions
For complete list of changes and improvements in this release, please click here.

Install Linux Kernel 3.6.2 on Ubuntu
Note: Don't install this Kernel on production system!
Please download all packages listed below, put in same folder, and run "sudo dpkg -i *.deb" to install.

For 32 bit:

For 64 bit:

Once installed, restart your computer to enjoy the newly installed kernel.

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