[ubuntu-uk] Will kernel problems in Maverick mean i have kernel problems in Natty?

Neil Greenwood neil.greenwood.lug at gmail.com
Fri Apr 29 19:16:19 UTC 2011

On 28.04.11 12:09, J Fernyhough wrote:
> Download the three debs appropriate to your architecture (i386 for
> 32-bit, amd64 for 64-bit. To find out write uname -a in a terminal),
> e.g. for 32-bit:
> linux-headers-2.6.38-02063804-generic_2.6.38-02063804.201104221009_i386.deb
> linux-headers-2.6.38-02063804_2.6.38-02063804.201104221009_all.deb
> linux-image-2.6.38-02063804-generic_2.6.38-02063804.201104221009_i386.deb
> Save them into the same directory, ideally with nothing else in it,
> then in a terminal cd to that directory and install, e.g.:
> $ cd download/kernel
> $ sudo dpkg -i *,.deb
Just to note, there's a typo here. The second command should be "sudo
dpkg -i *.deb"


> This will install the kernel. Keep in mind that it's likely that any
> proprietary graphics drivers (probably nvidia, almost definitely
> fglrx) will break and not install correctly unless you have the x-swat
> ppa added to your software sources.
> Hope this helps!
> Jonathon

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