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How to install Linux Kernel 4.13.3 on Ubuntu & Linux Mint

Greg Kroah-Hartman recently announced the release of Linux Kernel 4.13.3 which addresses quite a few issues raised since last update, which includes ARM, PowerPC improvements and a host of memory fixes. Before we proceed on how to install linux kernel on ubuntu and its derivatives, lets take a quick look at some of the issues addressed.

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Linux Kernel 4.13.3 Changelog

  • Fix up all the compiler warnings that have crept in
  • In raid5, there are scenarios where some ios are deferred to a later┬átime, and some IO need a flush to complete. This resolved
  • fix incorrect log_flushed on fsync
  • Currently flag switching can be used to easily crash the kernel. Disabled the per-inode DAX flag until that is sorted out
  • skip bmbt block ino validation during owner change
  • dirty ranges for ordered buffers not logged anymore
  • removed unnecessary dirty bli format check for ordered bufs
  • stop searching for free slots in an inode chunk when there are none
  • fix log recovery corruption error due to tail overwrite
  • [See release notes for full details]
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How to install Linux Kernel 4.13.3 on Ubuntu 17.04

  • Select your operating system version and install

32bit OS

cd /tmp

wget \

kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.13.3/linux-headers-4.13.3-041303_4.13.3-041303.201709200606_all.deb \

kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.13.3/linux-headers-4.13.3-041303-generic_4.13.3-041303.201709200606_i386.deb \

kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.13.3/linux-image-4.13.3-041303-generic_4.13.3-041303.201709200606_i386.deb

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.13*.deb linux-image-4.13*.deb
  • Update the Grub boot loader
sudo update-grub

64bit OS

cd /tmp

wget \

kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.13.3/linux-headers-4.13.3-041303_4.13.3-041303.201709200606_all.deb \

kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.13.3/linux-headers-4.13.3-041303-generic_4.13.3-041303.201709200606_amd64.deb \

kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.13.3/linux-image-4.13.3-041303-generic_4.13.3-041303.201709200606_amd64.deb

sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.13*.deb linux-image-4.13*.deb

How to remove Linux Kernel 4.13.3 from Ubuntu 17.04

sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-4.13* linux-image-4.13*

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