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Re: Latest Linux Kernel 3.x.x Series Compiled for Ubuntu and Debian Linux



Perhaps instead of distributing the kernel, the OP should distribute
the .config files for the various kernels he is offering and
interested individuals could compile it locally...

On Sat, Mar 17, 2012 at 12:53 PM, Brad Alexander <storm16@gmail.com> wrote:
> Concur with Henrique. If you really want the latest Debian offers, the
> proper way to do it would be to add the experimental repository to
> your sources.list. The OP offers, among others, 3.3.0rc7. Debian
> experimental has 3.3.0rc6 in the repo. That one minor version bump is
> not worth the risk.
>
> That is one of the strengths of Debian, is that 99.9% of all the
> software is in Debian's native repositories. The other 0.1% is
> generally set up by companies (e.g. OpsView or Opera), and is in a
> proper repository...And signed by their gpg key.
>
> I too would earnestly avoid a kernel (or most other software) posted
> to a mailing list by a random user and using mediafire as a
> distribution medium...
>
> Not worth the risk...
>
> --b
>
> On Sat, Mar 17, 2012 at 10:13 AM, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
> <hmh@debian.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, 16 Mar 2012, Teo En Ming (Zhang Enming) wrote:
>>> I have compiled the *latest* linux kernels 3.x.x series for Ubuntu and
>>> Debian Linux for you to install. You may download the *latest* linux
>>> kernels 3.x.x series for Ubuntu and Debian from the following download
>>> links:
>>
>> Beware.  Installing .deb packages from joe random is almost guaranteed to
>> get you a rootkit sooner or later (.deb packages run scripts as root during
>> install/configure/removal/purge).
>>
>> When these packages are kernels offered by someone coming out of the blue,
>> it becomes even more suspicious.
>>
>> If you want the latest development kernel (which you should NOT use EVER
>> unless you really know what you're doing or you will end up in a data loss
>> situation or broken system sooner or later), use "git" do download and
>> compile it yourself.
>>
>> If you want the latest "reasonably stable" kernel, you can get the source
>> packages from Debian or Ubuntu and compile them with a simple command, OR
>> you can get one of the backports maintained by known Debian or Ubuntu
>> developers.
>>
>> --
>>  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
>>  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
>>  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
>>  Henrique Holschuh
>>
>>
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