Fixes in Kernel 3.12.6 taken from the changelog:

  •     Btrfs: fix lockdep error in async commit
  •     nfs: fix do_div() warning by instead using sector_div()
  •     drm/radeon/atom: fix bus probes when hw_i2c is set (v2)
  •     drm/radeon: fixup bad vram size on SI
  •     mwifiex: fix memory leak issue for ibss join
  •     iwlwifi: pcie: fix interrupt coalescing for 7260 / 3160
  •     ARM: 7913/1: fix framepointer check in unwind_frame
  •     ARM: sun6i: dt: Fix interrupt trigger types
  •     ALSA: compress: Fix 64bit ABI incompatibility
  •     ALSA: memalloc.h - fix wrong truncation of dma_addr_t
Linux Kernel 3.12.6 Installation

To install kernel 3.12.6 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint, open the terminal and enter these commands:

cd /tmp 
wget http://goo.gl/IfPyNp -O kernel-3.12.6 
chmod +x kernel-3.12.6 
sudo sh kernel-3.12.6 
sudo reboot

To remove kernel 3.12.6, run this command:

sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.12.6* 
sudo update-grub

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