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Old 01-05-2009, 06:25 AM   #1
renikuttan
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How to install linux-headers-2.6.23.1-42.fc8 ?


Hi,
I'm new to linux.
I tried to install VMtools in a fc8 vm. But Im getting this error
"What is the location of the directory of C header files that match your running kernel? [/usr/src/linux/include]"

I tried this
yum install linux-headers-2.6.23.1-42.fc8

Output is

Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
No package linux-headers-2.6.23.1-42.fc8 available.
Nothing to do

Can anybody help me
Thanks in advance
 
Old 01-05-2009, 06:32 AM   #2
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try
yum install linux-headers-`uname -r`
Perhaps you also need build-essential
yum install build-essential
 
  


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