current kernel source package?

D. R. Evans doc.evans at
Tue Sep 4 18:30:22 BST 2007

On 04/09/07, D. R. Evans <doc.evans at> wrote:
> Argh!
> Running amd64 dapper.
> I installed the recent kernel update and forgot that I also have to
> install the new sources manually in order to get the nvidia driver to
> work on the updated system.
> So now I am stuck with only the terminal interface, and I can't
> remember the correct package name to get the new kernel sources (so I
> can build the nvidia driver package for the updated system).
> Can someone please tell me the correct command to get the sources so I
> can get a graphical system again?
> (1. I read the apt-get man page, but I didn't see anything that looked useful.
>  2. I trued using GRUB to boot into the old version of the system, but
> for some reason thae mouse no longer works, so it's pretty useless.)

Never mind... I booted into the nv driver and then enough worked that
I could download the headers for the update, so I could build the new
kernel module.

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