Users of the stable Linux 3.5 kernel series can now upgrade to Linux kernel 3.5.3, a third maintenance release that brings more features and improvements. This kernel adds support for more device drivers (ATI Radeon & Intel i915 graphics cards) as well as some bug fixes. You can find the full changelog for kernel 3.5.3 here.

 Linux Kernel 3.5.3 Installation

To install Linux Kernel 3.5.3 on Ubuntu 12.04/11.10/Linux Mint 13 or older, open the terminal and run this sequence of commands:

cd /tmp

wget -O linux-kernel-3.5.3 http://dl.dropbox.com/u/47950494/upubuntu.com/linux-kernel-3.5.3

chmod +x linux-kernel-3.5.3

sudo sh linux-kernel-3.5.3

After restarting your computer, you can check the current installed kernel version with this command:

uname -r

If you want to remove kernel 3.5.3 and restore the previous one, you need to run this command:

sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.5.3-030503

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