[solved] Why no kernel update in update manager?

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donsy
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[solved] Why no kernel update in update manager?

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Hello, I'm an Ubuntu 9.10 user and recently installed Helena. I noticed that among the 215 updates that needed to be applied there was none for kernel 2.6.31.20, which is the latest in Ubuntu. Why no kernel update and how can I update to this kernel version manually?
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[solved] Re: Why no kernel update in update manager?

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Thank you. I did a search but that particular post never showed up. I guess I used the wrong key words.
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Re: Why no kernel update in update manager?

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This is just my opinion , not fact.i believe it is for safety,with the many hardwares out there in use someone is bound to have an issue with a new kernal.I know i have in the past.If you really want a new kernal synaptic will give it to you just update through there.But if everything is working well for you... why bother

(edit) now i see
http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=41348
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