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    VirtualBox problems

    Hi, I had virtualbox installed and by a stupid mistake I changed the path to the vbox linux kernel, and now the masinary does not work. How can I uninstall it and restore the box?

    Here is the error, and a screen shot.

    Error! Your kernel source for kernel cannot be found at
    /lib/modules/ or /lib/modules/
    You can use the --kernelsourcedir option to tell DKMS where it's located.
    Failed to install using DKMS, attempting to install without
    Makefile:159: *** Error: unable to find the sources of your current Linux kernel. Specify KERN_DIR=<directory> and run Make again. Stop.
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    Trusted Penguin Dapper Dan's Avatar
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    If you still have the vbox kernel, and the mistake was that you moved it, can you not restore it to where it originally was since that's where VB is looking for it? Failing that, you could download and install the newest version which should not harm or write over presently installed virtual clients.
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    i still have the packages, just it can't find it. downloaded it again and the same thing it says...

    maybe it needs a full uninstall but i do not know how.

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    Linux Newbie previso's Avatar
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    Quick suggestion:
    Google desktop | Mandriva Forum

    In my experience, Google Desktop search finds justs about everything in the computer I've looked for. After the Google desktop install, use it to find the kernel source for kernel

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