Kernel 3.6.8 for Ubuntu and Linux Mint – Download and Install

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Linus Torvalds has released another version of the Linux Kernel, the official list in English of modifications is:

  • ALSA: usb-audio: Fix crash while re-preparing the PCM stream
  • ALSA: hda – Fix invalid connections in VT1802 codec
  • ALSA: hda – Fix empty DAC filling in patch_via.c
  • ALSA: HDA: Fix digital microphone on CS420x
  • tcp: fix retransmission in repair mode
  • ext4: fix metadata checksum calculation for the superblock
  • ipv4 / ip_vti.c: VTI fix post-decryption forwarding
  • USB: usb_wwan: fix bulk-urb allocation
  • USB: keyspan: fix typo causing GPF on open
  • Revert "serial: omap: fix software flow control"
  • selinux: fix sel_netnode_insert () suspicious rcu dereference
  • PCI / PM: Fix Proc Config Reg Access for D3cold and Bridge Suspending
  • intel-iommu: Fix lookup in add device
  • net-rps: Fix brokeness causing OOO packets
  • ARM: at91 / AT91SAM9G45: fix crypto peripherals irq issue due to sparse irq support
  • ARM: imx: ehci: fix host power mask bit
  • ARM: dt: tegra: fix length of pad control and mux registers
  • reiserfs: Fix lock ordering during remount
  • netfilter: nf_conntrack: fix rt_gateway checks for H.323 helper
  • KVM: x86: Fix invalid secondary exec controls in vmx_cpuid_update ()
  • r8169: Fix WoL on RTL8168d / 8111d.
  • Bluetooth: Fix having bogus entries in mgmt_read_index_list reply


  • cd / tmp
  • wget http://dl.dropbox/u/47950494/upubuntu/linux-kernel-3.6.8 -The linux-kernel-3.6.8
  • chmod + x linux-kernel-3.6.8
  • sudo sh linux-kernel-3.6.8
  • sudo reboot

If you have problems with the new Kernel and need to uninstall it, use the following commands:

  • sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.6.8 *


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