Run your Ubuntu/Debian 64 bit system with the latest kernel – 3.13.0!

TuxI have compiled yet another Ubuntu/Debian kernel for 64 bit systems. This time kernel 3.13.0-5-exton, equivalent to Kernel.org’s latest STABLE kernel 3.13.0, released yesterday (140120).

Feature OVERVIEW for the Linux 3.13 kernel

Install kernel 3.13.0-5-exton in Ubuntu/Debian based distributions
My self-compiled Ubuntu kernels can be used in all types of modern Ubuntu systems, including Mint. They can even be used in Debian Wheezy (Debian 7) and Debian Jessie (upcoming Debian 8?). If you want to use my kernel 3.13.0-5-exton for 64bit systems, you can DOWNLOAD it from here.

md5sum for ubuntu-kernel-64bit-3.13.0-5-exton.zip, which is of 61,9 MB.

Installation instructions
Open the zip-file with WinZip, WinRAR or 7-Zip. Go into the folder ubuntu-kernel-64bit-3.13.0-5-exton and run this command:
sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.13.0-5_3.13.0-5.20_all.deb \
linux-headers-3.13.0-5-exton_3.13.0-5.20_amd64.deb \
linux-image-3.13.0-5-exton_3.13.0-5.20_amd64.deb


Then: Run command sudo update-grub (if you use Grub2).

Nvidia
It is possible to install Nvidia’s proprietary drivers if you use “my” kernel 3.13.0-5-exton. Could be useful if you like to play games. Please read this instruction. The Nvidia drivers in for example Ubuntu’s repositories – “Current” etc. – can’t be used. It is supposed to be “impossible” to install Nvidia’s latest drivers when running kernel 3.11 – 3.13 without “patches” etc.

A small clarification
“My” kernel 3.13.0-5-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 a Ubuntu/Debian system.

Good luck!

exton  /140121

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3 thoughts on “Run your Ubuntu/Debian 64 bit system with the latest kernel – 3.13.0!

  1. Thx a lot for this great compile .

    Just wanted to ask something ,can you make another blog post ( or even a video is available ) ,that demonstrates the steps you took to compile your kernel ?
    I did compile a kernel twice ( or maybe thrice ) ,but the step of choosing which drivers to include which options to use in the .config file of kernel is always confusing me .

    Thanks a lot again ,keep up the great work .

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