Linux Kernel 3.0 is recently released, the first release was kernel V 3.0-rc1 is released on 1st June this year. Linux Kernel 2.x has come to an end after 15 years of service to the world. The change has come and now the latest version of Linux Kernel 3.0 is released on 22nd july 2011. Linux Kernel 3.0 will be default in Ubuntu 11.10.
The packages needed to be installed are:
If your using 32-bit version then download the following packages.
If your using 64-bit version then download the following packages.
To install Linux Kernel 3.0
Open a terminal and move to the directory where you have downloaded the kernel packages. Then use dpkg command to install the packages, for example here I am explain how-to’s for 32-bit versions. Run the following commands one by one and type the password for the user, when prompted.
sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.0.0-0300_3.0.0-0300.201107220917_all.deb
sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.0.0-0300-generic_3.0.0-0300.201107220917_i386.deb
sudo dpkg -i linux-image-3.0.0-0300-generic_3.0.0-0300.201107220917_i386.deb
If your facing any warnings or error while installing then try installing module-init-tools 3.13 first, and try again now it should work. Restart your system by default it will boot kernel 3.0, you can able to see while booting. To check after booting open a terminal and type “uname -r“. Check the screen shot below.
Hope this will be helpful for you!!!