current kernel source package?

Wulfy wulfmann at tiscali.co.uk
Tue Sep 4 18:38:35 BST 2007


D. R. Evans 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.)
>
>   
sudo apt-get install linux-source

(or aptitude if you prefer that...) should drag in the source package 
for the latest version in your arch.

There's also linux-headers... which may serve the same purpose for the 
nVidia driver module.


-- 
Blessings

Wulfmann

Wulf Credo:
Respect the elders. Teach the young. Co-operate with the pack.
Play when you can. Hunt when you must. Rest in between.
Share your affections. Voice your opinion. Leave your Mark.



More information about the kubuntu-users mailing list