What is the location of my Linux headers?

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at optusnet.com.au
Thu Oct 27 15:49:35 UTC 2005

On Fri, 28 Oct 2005 00:14:03 +0900
Dave M G <martin at autotelic.com> wrote:

> Ubuntu Users,
> 	When running the command "sudo dpkg-reconfigure wacom-kernel-source",
> I'm presented with the following question:
> You have choosen to compile the wacom modules, so you must specify the
> location of the Linux kernel headers for them to use. 
> When Linux headers are provided by a kernel-headers-* package, they
> reside in /usr/src/kernel-headers-*. 
> What is the location of your Linux headers?  
> 	I thought these "headers" weould be in /usr/src/linux-source-2.6.12,
> but it says it can't find them there.
> 	Where are they?
> 	And if anyone is wondering, I'm doing this because I'm trying,
> desperately, to get my Wacom tablet working. It's stuck in "absolute"
> mode, which sucks completely.


sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)

then re-run your commands


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