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Install New Kernel 3.4 on Ubuntu (Super Post)

World of Padman had a 14 point increase in its FPS

World of Padman had a 14 point increase in its FPS with Linux 3.4 Kernel

The performance gain for the GPUs gives Intel, Sandy and Ivy bridge, seems to be very interesting. In certain tests the update of the kernel to the verse 3.4 even increased the FPSat 14 points! And since we're talking about Intel, this verse of kernel also marks the beginning of support for Medfield chipset the company's commitment to Intel to the world mobile.

I believe the Ubuntu Phone go run on processors ARM, since in Ubuntu Developer Summit this year Canonical showed significant advances in the velocity of Ubuntu on these processors but maybe we'll see a Ubuntu Phone running on processors Medfield too?

File system support Btrfs has also received improvements, which is great as it can replace the ext4 at the Ubuntu 13.04 or 13.10. Also worth mentioning is the beginning of Nvidia GeForce 600 and full support to RadeonHD 7xxx and the series Trinity APU.

Installing Linux 3.4 Kernel on Ubuntu

Linux 3.4 kernel brought improvements to the three major GPU brands

Liked the news and want to install on your Ubuntu? So let's go there! (:


xorg-edgers: be careful when using!

Before you install you need to be aware that kernel upgrades MAY affect your computer in a bad way. Is it hard to happen? But there is always the possibility.

The drivers proprietary video, sound and network may need to be re-installed and we are not responsible for any upgrade issues, you are advised. But we can try to help, after all, we are here for this (:


Terminal installation is as simple and practical as ever. Just open it with the shortcut and copy / paste the commands below, remembering that to paste into the terminal you must use .

For Ubuntu 32-bit:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.4-precise/linux-headers-3.4.0-030400_3.4.0-030400.201205210521_all.deb wget http://kernel.ubuntu/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.4-precise/linux-headers-3.4.0-030400-generic_3.4.0-030400.201205210521_i386.deb wget http://kernel.ubuntu/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.4-precise/linux-image-3.4.0-030400-generic_3.4.0-030400.201205210521_i386.deb sudo dpkg -i *.deb

For Ubuntu 32-bit (non-pae kernel):

wget http://kernel.ubuntu/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.4-precise/linux-headers-3.4.0-030400_3.4.0-030400.201205210521_all.deb wget http://kernel.ubuntu/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.4-precise/linux-headers-3.4.0-030400-generic-pae_3.4.0-030400.201205210521_i386.deb wget http://kernel.ubuntu/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.4-precise/linux-image-3.4.0-030400-generic-pae_3.4.0-030400.201205210521_i386.deb sudo dpkg -i *.deb

For Ubuntu 64-bit:

wget http://kernel.ubuntu/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.4-precise/linux-headers-3.4.0-030400_3.4.0-030400.201205210521_all.deb wget http://kernel.ubuntu/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.4-precise/linux-headers-3.4.0-030400-generic_3.4.0-030400.201205210521_amd64.deb wget http://kernel.ubuntu/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.4-precise/linux-image-3.4.0-030400-generic_3.4.0-030400.201205210521_amd64.deb sudo dpkg -i *.deb

If you have problems with NVidia video drivers:

cd /usr/src/linux-headers-3.4-030400-generic/arch/x86/include (ENTER) sudo cp -v generated/asm/unistd* ./asm

Installing Linux 3.4 Kernel on Ubuntu

Check out the kernel version installed on your Ubuntu with the command "uname -r" without quotes

Yes, that's right. Now restart your computer and enjoy the improvements of this version 🙂


Do not like to use the terminal? Do you think he is a seven-headed monster? No problem. As stated earlier, all our tutorials will teach you how to install using the graphical interface as well. The old tutorials will be rewritten and will have this option soon. Installing Linux 3.4 Kernel on Ubuntu

The first step is to download the Linux 3.4 Kernel installation files.

The first goes to do the download of the archives .deb of kernel. Select the files according to the version of the Ubuntu that you are using. If you don't know which one, read this tutorial.

With the three files of your version in hand, double-click on the file. linux-headers-3.4.0-030400_3.4.0-030400.201205210521_all.deb and the Ubuntu Program Center Go open. Now just click install and repeat the steps with the other files.

Installing Linux 3.4 Kernel on Ubuntu

Successfully installed 3.4 Kernel on Ubuntu 12.04 "Precise Pangolin" 🙂

And you think that to update the kernel it was necessary to compile it n? (:

After restarting the machine and making sure everything is working properly, I recommend deleting the files from the kernel previous, since you will not use it. I recommend the Ubuntu Tweak for the task, a software In addition to cleaning your system, it is also used to customize it. Installing Linux 3.4 Kernel on Ubuntu

Use Ubuntu Tweak to erase old kernels and free up HD space 🙂

What did you think about the news? You will update the kernel or stick to the standard ofUbuntu same? Have performance and battery life improved? Leave your comments below!