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Old 08-02-2007, 12:23 AM   #1
saheelahamed
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/usr/sbin/sudo: line 1: root: command not found


hi,
i am trying to install VMWARE.

it is asking for What is the location of the directory of C header files that match your running
kernel? [/usr/src/linux/include]

i tried to give /usr/include/ i get following error message

The header files in /usr/include are generally for C libraries, not for the
running kernel. If you do not have kernel header files in your /usr/src
directory, you probably do not have the kernel-source package installed. Are
you sure that /usr/include contains the header files associated with your
running kernel? [no]

from this it mean that i need to install kernel-source packages
i ran
1>uname -r output:-2.6.19-1.2911.fc6

2>sudo apt-get install linux-headers-`uname -r`
at this point of time i am getting error as >>/usr/sbin/sudo: line 1: root: command not found

please anybody help me on this
 
Old 08-02-2007, 01:48 AM   #2
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Have you tried using sudo apt-get install linux-headers=2.6.19-1.2911.fc6 instead of sudoo apt-get install linux-headers-`uname -r`?

Do you get the same result?
 
Old 08-02-2007, 07:14 AM   #3
saheelahamed
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hi,bigrigdriver

i ran the command sudo apt-get install linux-headers=2.6.19-1.2911.fc6

still it is giving error /usr/sbin/sudo: line 1: root: command not found

my sudo file contents is

root ALL=NOPASSWD:/bin/rpm ,/opt/ltib/usr/bin/rpm

even i tried with
root ALL=(ALL) ALL

for this also i am geting same error
 
  


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