Upgrading the Linux Kernel

For those who have hesitated to upgrade to the new stable Linux version 1.2, Mark explains how to easily upgrade from version 1.0 (or any subsequent version) to version 1.2 -- and even gives you a little help.
Misc. Other Upgrades

There are a few other packages you may want to upgrade at this point. Among them are gcc, libraries, and the X Window System. However, the old versions will work with the newer kernels, and upgrading is not necessary for running Linux 1.2.1.

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Mark Komarinski graduated from Clarkson University (in very cold Potsdam, NY) with a degree in computer science and technical communication. He now lives in Troy, NY, spending much of his free time working for the Department of Veterans Affairs where he is a programmer.