Install Latest Kernel on Ubuntu 12.04

Some of the new features in Kernel 3.5.0 are:

·EXT4 metadata checksums;
· Uprobes: userspace probes;
· Seccomp-based system call filtering;
· Bufferbloat fighting: CoDel queue management;
· TCP connection repair;
· TCP Early Retransmit;
· Android-style opportunistic suspend;
· Btrfs: I/O failure statistics, latency improvements;
· SCSI over FireWire and USB.

To install the latest version that’s currently available via the package manager enter the following command:

sudo apt-get install linux

Once installed restart and if you do uname -a you should get:

Linux TurtleHead 3.5.0-030500-generic #201207211835 SMP Sat Jul 21 22:35:55 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

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