[xubuntu-users] more reliable kernel PPA?
ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Sun Oct 26 01:59:22 UTC 2014
On Sat, 2014-10-25 at 18:49 -0400, JMZ wrote:
> For a long time now I was using the PPA ppa:canonical-kernel-team/ppa
> for periodic kernel updates. It seems that this PPA has slowed down or
> completely stopped. I'm stuck at 3.16.0-23-generic on one machine and
> (I think) 126.96.36.199 on the other. Both machines are now 14.10, so the
> sources.list entry and sources.list.d file are for 'utopic'. Is there
> another, more reliable kernel PPA out there? Yes, I know these are
> perfectly newish functional kernels. I just like to be at a very recent
> stage in development.
Why not building it yourself?
Get the latest stable from upstream
extract it, change into the directory.
cp config-$(uname -r) .config
make-kpkg --initrd kernel-image kernel-headers
instead of sudo -i you could try to build with fakeroot.
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