Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.7.6 in Linux Mint

How to upgrade your Linux Mint system to kernel 3.7.6

Here's how you can upgrade your Linux Kernel to version 3.7.6 in Linux Mint.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.

cd /tmp wget http://dl.dropbox.com/u/47950494/upubuntu.com/kernel-3.7.6 -O kernel-3.7.6 chmod +x kernel-3.7.6

sudo sh kernel-3.7.6 sudo reboot

Here's a list of changes in Kernel 3.7.6:

drm/i915: fix FORCEWAKE posting reads ALSA: hda - Fix non-snoop page handling ALSA: hda - fix inverted internal mic on Acer AOA150/ZG5 ALSA: hda - Add a fixup for Packard-Bell desktop with ALC880 ALSA: usb-audio: fix invalid length check for RME and other UAC 2 devices ath9k_hw: fix chain swap setting when setting rx chainmask to 5 DM-RAID: Fix RAID10's check for sufficient redundancy xfs: fix periodic log flushing iwlegacy: fix IBSS cleanup xfs: fix _xfs_buf_find oops on blocks beyond the filesystem end x86, efi: Fix 32-bit EFI handover protocol entry point x86, efi: Fix display detection in EFI boot stub smp: Fix SMP function call empty cpu mask race NFSv4: Fix NFSv4 trunking discovery NFSv4: Fix NFSv4 reference counting for trunked sessions NFS: Fix error reporting in nfs_xdev_mount Bluetooth: Fix incorrect strncpy() in hidp_setup_hid() kvm: Fix irqfd resampler list walk drm/radeon: fix cursor corruption on DCE6 and newer drm/radeon: fix a rare case of double kfree drm/radeon: fix error path in kpage allocation

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Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.7.6 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint | Up Ubuntu

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