cannot install programs

Tez binary_y2k2 at
Sun Oct 22 20:58:36 UTC 2006

You'll need the kernel headers installed to compile a module, you should
just be able to type
sudo apt-get install linux-headers-`uname -r`
that will install the correct version for whatever kernel you are running.


Sam wrote:
> Ok, I installed the build-essential (Synaptic is GREAT). Just the
> following problem: the following directory doesn't exist and is needed
> for all installations: /lib/modules/2.6.15-23-386/build. What do I
> need to put in it? I checked the directory /lib/modules/2.6.15-23-286
> and it really doesn't contain the map named build.
> Sam
> 2006/10/22, Sam <theoneandonlysam at
> <mailto:theoneandonlysam at>>:
>     Because I was new to Linux and it was just to try it out, I
>     changed my computer to ubuntu. But because it's the same, could
>     you give a quick overview of the things I need to do and the
>     commands I need to enter?
>     Sam
>     2006/10/22, Tez <binary_y2k2 at
>     <mailto:binary_y2k2 at>>:
>         You'll want the package "build-essential", not just make
>         ("build-essential" includes make), and it should work without an
>         internet connection as the package, as well as make, is on the
>         install CD.
>         Tez

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