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I'm running Debian 'Testing' and using 2.6.15-1-686-smp kernel. Vmware-tools require the kernel-header files of my running kernel to be installed. However, in 'Testing' (from results of aptitude search), there isn't ...
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    Kernel-headers packages for 2.6.x kernel are not found in 'Testing' depositaries?


    I'm running Debian 'Testing' and using 2.6.15-1-686-smp kernel. Vmware-tools require the kernel-header files of my running kernel to be installed. However, in 'Testing' (from results of aptitude search), there isn't any kernel-header package for 2.6 kernel, only for 2.4.

    How should I go about installing the kernel-header package for my running kernel?

    Thanks.

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    After around kernel 2.6.8 or thereabouts, the kernel-headers packages are now named linux-headers packages. Look for linux-headers-2.6.15-1-686-smp.

    Hope this helps.

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    Thank you very much, that helps !

    Quote Originally Posted by djhobo9
    After around kernel 2.6.8 or thereabouts, the kernel-headers packages are now named linux-headers packages. Look for linux-headers-2.6.15-1-686-smp.

    Hope this helps.

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