Kernel version and VirtualBox

Tony Baldwin photodharma at
Thu Jun 4 09:45:57 UTC 2009

alan duval wrote:
> I would like to install VirtualBox in gOS (based on Ubuntu 8.04). 
> However I don't know which package to download as there are quite a 
> number of packages that seem to apply to various kernel versions.
> In /usr/src there are linux-headers-2.6.24-24  and 2.6.24-19 so I don't 
> know which version is installed.

sudo aptitude virtualbox
should install the appropriate version for your kernel.
Aptitude is smart like that.

> How can I find out what kernel version I have?

uname -r

non compos mentis

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