How do I upgrade the kernel after adding PPA. Need to patch for fix to Synaptic touchpad on vostro v13

Mario Limonciello Mario_Limonciello at
Fri Aug 20 15:01:55 UTC 2010


On 08/20/2010 08:24 AM, Stefan Bader wrote:
> On 08/20/2010 03:11 PM, Tim Gardner wrote:
> I am not sure this is exactly what Simon wants. It might be some meta package
> issue but I had the impression he just wanted to normal pre-proposed kernels,
> not the 2.6.35 lts backport. There has been a period of time where we had
> pre-proposed meta not up to date. But that should have been fixed by now.
> Stefan
Really what I think he's looking for is a quick way to test out that 
patch to see if it also fixes his laptop.  It fixes a lot of Latitudes, 
and Vostro is normally leveraged from Latitude.

*Mario Limonciello*
Linux Engineer
*Dell* | OS Engineering
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