Re: Unable to locate package kernel-headers-XXX

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On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 9:29 PM, Autif Khan <autif.mlist@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 10:51 AM, Sraddha <dhakatevaishali@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I have faced this problem before. I want to compile a Device driver module ,
> simple thing as hello world for my kernel. I want to use the headers instead
> of downloading t entire source.
> I do this sudo apt-get install kernel-headers-$(uname -r)
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> E: Unable to locate package kernel-headers-2.6.38-13-generic
> E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'kernel-headers-2.6.38-13-generic'
> How in the world shall I ever get these headers. Regards

Assuming that you are on ubuntu

#apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)

You can also use

#apt-cache search linux | grep headers to see what all is available.

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