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Upgrade kernel from backports in Debian Stable

Recently I’ve been using Debian backports to update versions of some applications- Pidgin, Transmission, Open Office. I’d come across a few recommendations to upgrade the kernel, but had trouble finding a simple guide to doing so. Read more here

The guide goes on to recommend a couple of kernel packages that are not in the current list of packages- so I guess they’ve been updated. I went ahead and installed linux-image-2.6.32-bpo.5-686, Linux 2.6.32 for modern PCs.

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