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    Default The Linux 3.16 Kernel Has Been Released

    Phoronix: The Linux 3.16 Kernel Has Been Released

    As anticipated, the Linux 3.16 kernel has been released this Sunday afternoon...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTc1NDc

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    Woohoo! waiting eagerly for this to land on arch

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheOne View Post
    Woohoo! waiting eagerly for this to land on arch
    Code:
    [miffe]
    Server = http://arch.miffe.org/$arch/

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisXY View Post
    Code:
    [miffe]
    Server = http://arch.miffe.org/$arch/
    Or just activate the testing repository.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Perry3D View Post
    Or just activate the testing repository.
    or switch to openSUSE Factory - the new king of the rolling distros

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    Switching disro just because your distro doesn't release rc kernel 5 minutes after Linus pushes it is silly.
    If you really want bleeding edge, just use git.
    You might need to spend hour of your time trying to set everything up (configuration, compilation itself takes about 5 minutes at recent hardware) - it really isn't that hard or time consuming.

    I mean, updating is this simple:

    Code:
    git pull
    make menuconfig
    make
    su -c 'make modules_install && cp arch/x86/boot/bzImage /boot/kernel-git'
    You will have to setup your bootloader to know that kernel is located at /boot/kernel-git, but that's pretty easy, generally.

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