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I have installed Linux Mint on my system having Kernel version 3.5.0-17-generic.
I want to update my kernel version to 3.7.7
please tell me how i can update to new kernel version i have downloaded kernel version 3.7.7 from[^].
please help me....!!!
Posted 13-Feb-13 6:39am
Richard MacCutchan 13-Feb-13 12:01pm
You will probably need to rebuild Linux with the new kernel.
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 13-Feb-13 13:40pm
Probably you need to update the kernel itself, not the version... :-)
Some distro provide a straightforward way to update, the same way as applications, not sure about Mint. Anyway, what's the problem? There is a lot of literature on this step...

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Solution 1

On linux, you can typically update to the latest of any software on your system with

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

This mechanism gives you "the latest" but does not give you the opportunity to select which specific choice you get from a list of those available.

Google should be able to help you with details of removing obsolete kernel versions.
Swapnil Bhalerao 16-Feb-13 9:31am
I have one more Q ?
how to build kernel source tree??.

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