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If you are using Linux 3.5 kernel series, then you need to upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.5.4 which has been released recently. This fourth maintenance release brings more fixes and improvements. Here are some of the changes in this latest release:

  • ARM fixes
  • PowerPC & x86 improvements
  • Better support for AMD C-50 notebook processors
  • Better support for USB devices, etc
You can check the full changelog of Linux Kernel 3.5.4 here.

Linux Kernel 3.5.4 Installation

You can install Linux Kernel 3.5.4 for both i386/amd64 platforms with the following commands at your own risk under Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/11.10/Linux Mint 13 or older:

cd /tmp

wget -O linux-kernel-3.5.4 http://dl.dropbox.com/u/47950494/upubuntu.com/linux-kernel-3.5.4

chmod +x linux-kernel-3.5.4

sudo sh linux-kernel-3.5.4

After rebooting your system, you can check the current kernel version with this command:

uname -r

If you want to restore the previous Linux Kernel, run this command to uninstall Linux Kernel 3.5.4:

sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.5.4-030504

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