hello all ive just done an:
sudo apt-get upgrade
on my Ubuntu box and its buggered up my Vmware install - This is very important that i get this fixed ASAP as i use it for work.
When i run vmware in the terminal i get this:
vmware is installed, but it has not been (correctly) configured
for this system. To (re-)configure it, invoke the following command:
so i run
and it get to this part and asks for my kernel headers:
Trying to find a suitable vmmon module for your running kernel.
None of the pre-built vmmon modules for VMware Server is suitable for your
running kernel. Do you want this program to try to build the vmmon module for
your system (you need to have a C compiler installed on your system)? [yes]
Using compiler "/usr/bin/gcc". Use environment variable CC to override.
What is the location of the directory of C header files that match your running
and i cant get it to get past this part:
adrian@adrian:~$ cd /usr/src/
kernel-source-2.4.27 kernel-source-2.4.27.tar linux-headers-2.6.17-10 linux-headers-2.6.17-10-386
and if i try and install kernel-headers package:
adrian@adrian:/usr/src$ sudo apt-get install kernel-headers
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Package kernel-headers is a virtual package provided by:
You should explicitly select one to install.
E: Package kernel-headers has no installation candidate
the versions are way off, please please help. thanks trscookie