Kleber Souza kleber.souza at
Mon Oct 26 12:05:13 UTC 2020

On 25.10.20 14:24, Jens Verwiebe wrote:
> Hi folks
> Just wanted to notify you, that this package only contains the 
> /share/doc parts and misses the sources ( zip ).
> Thus using this for kerneldevelopment/building is not possible atm.
> The info shows only 209kb size ( 31,2kb packed ), typically it should be 
> around 150Mb.
> Greetings from Hamburg ... Jens

Hi Jens,

The linux-source packages, per its description, is intended to be used as:

 This package is mainly meant for other packages to use, in order to build
 custom flavours.

To build your own kernel, please download the source package (not the binary
sources) with something like this:

$ apt source linux-headers-$(uname -r)

E.g. for the latest linux-hwe-5.8 kernel:

$ apt source linux-headers-5.8.0-25-generic

I hope that helps.


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