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Thread: VMware - Can't find Kernel Headers

  1. #11
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    Re: VMware - Can't find Kernel Headers

    I had the same problem installing vmware tools on ubuntu 12.10.

    This didn't work for me:
    $ sudo apt-get install gcc build-essential kernel-headers-$(uname -r) dkms

    Instead, this did the job:
    sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)

  2. #12
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    Re: VMware - Can't find Kernel Headers

    Quote Originally Posted by Solvedthis View Post
    sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)
    This really works! Just solved it using that line! Thanks Solvedthis!
    Last edited by westside159; February 22nd, 2013 at 02:31 PM.

  3. #13
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    Re: VMware - Can't find Kernel Headers

    Old thread. Closed.
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