Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.9.3 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Linux Kernel 3.9.3 has been released bringing more updates and bug fixes. As usual, we will see how to install it under Ubuntu/Linux Mint using a simple a bash script, but if you want to install it manually, go [here](

Some in Kernel 3.9.3:

  • **    iscsi-target: Fix processing of OOO commands**
  • **    cpufreq / intel_pstate: fix ffmpeg regression**
  • **    ARM: EXYNOS5: Fix kernel dump in AFTR idle mode**
  • **    mwifiex: fix setting of multicast filter**
  • **    SCSI: sd: fix array cache flushing bug causing performance problems**
  • **    xen/vcpu/pvhvm: Fix vcpu hotplugging hanging**
  • **    ALSA: hda – Fix 3.9 regression of EAPD init on Conexant codecs**
  • **    ALSA: HDA: Fix Oops caused by dereference NULL pointer**

More changes can be seen here:

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Linux 3.9.3 Installation

Open the terminal and run these commands at your own risk:

cd /tmp

wget -O kernel-3.9.3

chmod +x kernel-3.9.3

sudo sh kernel-3.9.3

sudo reboot

Linux 3.9.3 Removal

Enter this command:

sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.9.3*