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Old 02-10-2006, 04:15 AM   #1
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apt-get install kernel-source-2.6.10 not working

Hi All,

I am getting the following error when installing teh package kernel-source-2.6.10

ba-chroot:~# apt-get install kernel-source-2.6.10
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
E: Couldn't find package kernel-source-2.6.10

thanks & Regards
Old 02-10-2006, 05:12 AM   #2
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1. go to and download the kernel...
2. read the instructions (child's play !)
3. you are done

and btw there are some customized kernels that should provide some patches/better desktop performance...but I don't know much about them
Old 02-10-2006, 08:04 AM   #3
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apt-cache search 2.6 will probably supply you with the kernel-sources, images and patches you are able to download with apt. afaik, some sources name the kernel source "linux-source-versionnumber". Besides, not all versions are available for download. So use apt-cache search before you apt-get install
Old 02-10-2006, 10:10 AM   #4
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If the kernel 2.6.10 isn't in debian archives, it is normal that you are not able to apt-get it :-0
Old 02-14-2006, 07:01 AM   #5
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Have a look here, you can also add this site to your repo's
Old 02-17-2006, 03:19 AM   #6
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it might help. Will let you know if i am able to resolve this problem

Old 02-17-2006, 01:29 PM   #7
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If you're in sarge, 2.6.8 is the latest kernel available from the sarge repositories.
Old 02-17-2006, 02:58 PM   #8
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you can just run apt-get install kernel-source
This will list available sources and its proper package name.

It looks like 2.6.10 isn't a source package that's still in the package tree.


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