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New quantal kernel uploaded; A new build is generated everytime a new quantal kernel lands in the ppa, not on a daily basis. Changelog:

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Install Quantal kernel
CommentPrerequisites: Make sure you are running the latest version of precise, and all your packages are up to date
1) Add the X-team ppa (
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/q-lts-backport
2) Update apt and install the new kernel
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install linux-image-generic-lts-quantal linux-headers-generic-lts-quantal
3) Restart your computer to boot into the new kernel
Uninstall Quantal kernel
CommentYou may remove the 3.5 kernel by using ppa-purge
1) Install ppa-purge
sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
2) Remove the ppa
sudo ppa-purge ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/q-lts-backport
3) PPA Purge will find the packages installed and offered to downgrade them.
Say yes and ppa-purge will remove the upgraded versions and reinstall the versions from the archive.
4) Remove the meta packages
sudo apt-get remove --purge linux-image-generic-lts-quantal linux-headers-generic-lts-quantal
5) Remove the kernel itself. While running the new kernel, enter the following command
uname -r
This returns a number, like '3.5.0-8-generic'. Use the number (3.5.0-8) to replace the word KERNEL
sudo apt-get remove --purge linux-image-KERNEL-generic linux-headers-KERNEL linux-headers-KERNEL-generic
sudo apt-get autoremove
Eg, for '3.5.0-8'
sudo apt-get remove --purge linux-image-3.5.0-8-generic linux-headers-3.5.0-8 linux-headers-3.5.0-8