In this brief guide, we will see how to install Linux Kernel 3.8.2 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint which has been released recently with more changes and bug fixes. You can check the full changelog of the kernel here. If you don't want to use our bash script for installing the kernel, you may install the kernel by going to this page and download the appropriate deb packages.

Linux Kernel 3.8.2 Installation

Open the terminal and run these commands at your own risk:

cd /tmp 
wget http://dl.dropbox.com/u/47950494/upubuntu.com/kernel-3.8.2 -O kernel-3.8.2 
chmod +x kernel-3.8.2 
sudo sh kernel-3.8.2 
sudo reboot

If you find troubles using this new kernel, you may remove it with this command:

sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.8.2*
 
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