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I have downloaded latest ubuntu server edition but after installing its showing kernel of 3.2.0-23 Generic kernel,which is a development version. So how can i change to stable release with out compiling??

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I'm no kernel pro but why do you think the 3.2.0-23 kernel is a development kernel? –  Christopher Perrin Aug 2 '12 at 14:47
    
doesnt odd kernel number indicates development version? –  Kevin Parker Aug 2 '12 at 14:58
    
Yes, but this is even. 3.3.x is development. –  Christopher Perrin Aug 2 '12 at 15:01
    
so which field should i lokk into?? second??huh? –  Kevin Parker Aug 2 '12 at 15:03
    
thanx for the minus :-) –  Kevin Parker Aug 2 '12 at 15:09

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To put this stuff in a real answer: You have a production version. Linux version numbering has changed a lot and the odd/even method haven't been used since 2.6.0 has been published years ago, as there are no development kernel versions anymore like in 2.3.x or 2.5.x

In 3.x the x has the same meaning as it had in 2.6.x, and it's just an increasing number, with 2 following 1.

See https://lwn.net/Articles/452531/

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