Hello everybody! Today, I'd like to write an interesting news especially for those who like trying bleeding edge features such as latest Kernel release. Yeah, Linux Kernel 3.6.7 has been released and can be installed on Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal easily via deb package. Please note that installing new Kernel which is not officially released by distribution might break your system. So, please do NOT install Kernel 3.6.7 on a production machine.


Before installing it, you might want to read incoming improvements and bug fixes on Kernel 3.6.7:
  • ALSA: usb-audio: Fix mutex deadlock at disconnection
  • ALSA: Fix card refcount unbalance
  • drm/radeon/si: add some missing regs to the VM reg checker
  • ipv6: send unsolicited neighbour advertisements to all-nodes
  • ipv4: Fix flushing of cached routing informations
  • NFS: fix bug in legacy DNS resolver.
  • DRM/Radeon: Fix Load Detection on legacy primary DAC.

For complete change log of Kernel 3.6.7 please click here.

Install Kernel 3.6.7 on Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal
If you want to try this release of Kernel out. Please download all packages provided below and put in the same folder (choose the appropriate system architecture):
32bit:

64bit:

Once all files downloaded, run the following command to install them:
  • sudo dpkg -i *.deb

Regards :)


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