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Author Topic: Kernel headers  (Read 2421 times)


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Kernel headers
« on: January 17, 2012, 05:43:40 am »

When trying to install VirtualBox, I found the repository holds the headers for version whereas the installed kernel is 3.0.8. How on earth can I proceed?

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Re: Kernel headers
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2012, 03:23:31 pm »

Seeing no reply from the original poster as to the result I thought I'd post my experiences with this answer.
I had the same problex trying to install VirtualBox in VL6.0. Kernel version was, whereas GSlapt would only give me the headers for

I tried hata_ph's solution, only using and it worked a treat.

Thanks, hata_ph