Corey Bettenhausen corey at
Mon Nov 19 10:01:14 UTC 2007

Rein Mann wrote:
> It used to be a simple matter when I was using Red Hat.
> I am running Ubuntu 6.06 LTS on a Dell Inspiron 1520
> (Yes I've tried Gutsy, but that has different problems)
> To install my NVIDIA driver I need to install the kernel headers and sources.
> Can someone tell me where from and how to install the kernel source for the
> running kernel (2.6.15-29-386)?
> When I do a sudo apt-get install kernel-source (with or without the actual
> version!) the answer is : 'can't find kernel-source'.
> I have not been able to find a clear answer anywhere.
> Can someone help please.
> Rein

I think you want to do a:
sudo apt-get install linux-source

Check out the "apt-cache" command with the "search" option as well for 
finding those pesky packages.

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