Installing the Long Term Support Kernel

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After installing kernel-lts be sure to update grub.  Open the menu.lst file at /dev/sdaX/boot/grub/menu.lst and edit.  There are a few choices.  The first choice is to simply add -lts to your vmlinuz-linux and initramfs-linux entries.  Second choice is to copy your non-lts grub entry and place as an additional entry; then add the -lts as described in the first option.  Or you can create a unique entry as shown here:
After installing kernel-lts be sure to update grub.  Open the menu.lst file at /dev/sdaX/boot/grub/menu.lst and edit.  There are a few choices.  The first choice is to simply add -lts to your vmlinuz-linux and initramfs-linux entries.  Second choice is to copy your non-lts grub entry and place as an additional entry; then add the -lts as described in the first option.  Or you can create a unique entry as shown here:
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   title      ArchBang Linux LTS kernel
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   title      ArchBang Linux LTS Kernel
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   root      (hd0,0)
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   root      (hd0,5)
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   kernel    /boot/vmlinuz-linux-lts root=/dev/sda1 ro noresume 4
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   kernel    /boot/vmlinuz-linux-lts root=/dev/sda6 ro
   initrd    /boot/initramfs-linux-lts.img
   initrd    /boot/initramfs-linux-lts.img
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Remember, grub starts it numbering with zero, so this example is the first partition on the first hard drive.  Your kernel line options may be different so take note of what is used for your existing grub entries.  For more information on setting up grub, see the Arch wiki article on [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Grub grub].
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Remember, grub starts it numbering with zero, so this example is the sixth partition on the first hard drive.  Your kernel line options may be different so take note of what is used for your existing grub entries.  For more information on setting up grub, see the Arch wiki article on [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Grub grub].
If you are running the NVIDIA proprietary driver, you need to install the lts specific driver:
If you are running the NVIDIA proprietary driver, you need to install the lts specific driver:

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