The Linux Kernel 3.7.9 is a maintenance release of Linux Kernel 3.7 series. For those who loves to try the latest release of Kernel which is available for Ubuntu via deb packages, I'll give you the download links of the files. Linux Kernel 3.7.9 brings some enhancements and bug fixes such as fix EFI problems on some Samsung laptops and boot failure on HP Proliant Server.

Below are some changes on Linux Kernel 3.7.9:
  • efi: Clear EFI_RUNTIME_SERVICES rather than EFI_BOOT by "noefi" boot parameter
  • PCI/PM: Clean up PME state when removing a device
  • x86/xen: don't assume %ds is usable in xen_iret for 32-bit PVOPS.
  • x86/mm: Check if PUD is large when validating a kernel address
  • x86/apic: Work around boot failure on HP ProLiant DL980 G7 Server systems
  • x86: Do not leak kernel page mapping locations
  • s390/timer: avoid overflow when programming clock comparator
  • Revert: xfs: fix _xfs_buf_find oops on blocks beyond the filesystem end

Install Linux Kernel 3.7.9 on Ubuntu
Please download all these files according to your system architecture, put them on same folder.


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

Regards :)