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HOWTO: Install Linux Kernel 2.6.35 on Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid) from Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick) The Easy Way

posted Oct 26, 2010, 10:25 AM by Nicolay Doytchev   [ updated Mar 29, 2012, 7:58 PM ]
There exist various reasons why we might want to install the newer 2.6.35 kernel that ships with Ubuntu 10.10 on Ubuntu 10.04. Some would want TRIM support, others would want enhanced power saving. Whatever the case the Ubuntu Team has provided an easy way to accomplish this task:
  1. All we need to do is launch a Terminal and type in:
    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install linux-image-generic-lts-backport-maverick linux-headers-generic-lts-backport-maverick
  2. Reboot the computer
Now we should be running Linux kernel 2.6.35.