Install Linux Kernel 3.0 on Ubuntu 11.04

Heard the news of  arrival of Linux Kernel 3.0 right!, now if you are a Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) OS user and needs to update the latest Kernel , Softpedia has come up with the best easy option.Linux kernel 3.0 brings nice features, such as Btrfs data scrubbing and automatic defragmentation, Berkeley Packet Filter JIT filtering, unprivileged ICMP_ECHO, XEN Dom0 support, wake on WLAN, lots of new drivers and support for many hardware components, support for Microsoft Kinect, support for Apple iSight webcam, support for AMD Llano Fusion APUs, and much more.
Step 1 : Downloading Linux kernel 3.0 for Ubuntu 11.04
Download the following files [all around just 40 MB] for your architecture, one by one, and place them on your home folder (click on the links below to download them):
For Ubuntu 11.04 32-bit
For Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit
Step 2 – Install Linux kernel 3.0 on Ubuntu 11.04
Launch Terminal window [CTRL+ALT+T] ,Type/Paste the following command

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.0.0-0300_3.0.0-0300.201107220917_all.deb linux-headers-3.0.0-0300-generic_3.0.0-0300.201107220917_i386.deb linux-image-3.0.0-0300-generic_3.0.0-0300.201107220917_i386.deb

or simply type sudo dpkg -i linux-*
Wait for the installation to finish. On finish  reboot your computer and select the Linux kernel 3.0 entry on your GRUB boot loader.

Note:However, be careful not to remove the other old kernel (2.6.38) after installing it[If indeed to roll back]


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Posted on August 19, 2011, in Linux, Tips'n'Tricks. Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

  1. here is for amd64 termainal command

    sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.0.0-0300_3.0.0-0300.201107220917_all.deb linux-headers-3.0.0-0300-generic_3.0.0-0300.201107220917_amd64.deb linux-image-3.0.0-0300-generic_3.0.0-0300.201107220917_amd64.deb

  2. How to enable PAE for i386?

  3. First choise using CLI returned 0 files updated
    Second, by downloading linux-headers-3.0.0-8….deb and installing it with software center return some dependency problems.
    Is there a PPA that I should enable?

  4. sudo aptitude install linux-generic-pae linux-headers-generic-pae
    No packages will be installed, upgraded, or removed.
    0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
    Need to get 0 B of archives. After unpacking 0 B will be used.

    I think I should add the repository with the files, other way it have no clue from where to bring those files.

    • For “aptitude” tp work out you must have installed the package prior.Now try with
      also try sudo apt-get install linux-generic-pae linux-headers-generic-pae
      else add repository
      i think for only Linux version 2.6.38 it’s avail

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