[xubuntu-users] more reliable kernel PPA?

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Sun Oct 26 02:03:04 UTC 2014

On Sun, 2014-10-26 at 02:59 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> 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) 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
> https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/
> extract it, change into the directory.
> sudo -i
> cp config-$(uname -r) .config

cp /boot/config-$(uname -r) .config

Sorry for the mistake.

> make oldconfig
> make-kpkg clean
> make-kpkg --initrd kernel-image kernel-headers
> instead of sudo -i you could try to build with fakeroot.

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