Install the latest kernel (3.8.1) for Ubuntu/Debian 64bit systems

I have compiled yet another Ubuntu/Debian kernel for 64bit systems. This time kernel 3.8.0-9-exton, equivalent to’s latest kernel 3.8.1, released 130228.

Feature OVERVIEW for the Linux 3.8 kernel

Install kernel 3.8.0-9-exton in Ubuntu/Debian based distributions
My self-compiled Ubuntu kernels can be used in all types of Ubuntu systems, including Mint. They can even be used in Debian Wheezy (upcoming Debian 7) and Debian Squeeze (Debian 6). If you want to use my kernel 3.8.0-9-exton for 64bit systems, you can download it from HERE.

for, which is of 54,3 MB

Installation instructions
Open the zip-file with WinZip, WinRAR or 7-Zip. Go into the folder ubuntu-kernel-64bit-3.8.0-9.18-exton and run this command:
sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.8.0-9_3.8.0-9.18_all.deb \
linux-headers-3.8.0-9-exton_3.8.0-9.18_amd64.deb \

: Run command sudo update-grub (if you use Grub 2).

A small clarification

“My” kernel 3.8.0-9-exton is compiled exactly the same way as all official Ubuntu kernels. That is, The Ubuntu Way. If not, the kernel would not function in an Debian/Ubuntu system.

Good luck!

exton  /130303


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