Ubuntu – I am trying to download virtualbox, but I get a failed message

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Here is the fail message from vbox-install.log:
DKMS:

Failed to install using DKMS, attempting to install without
Makefile:183: *** Error: unable to find the sources of your current Linux kernel. Specify KERN_DIR=<directory> and run Make again.  Stop.

I guess I could also ask what is a kernel?

Best Answer

sudo apt-get install dkms build-essential linux-headers-generic
sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux_kernel

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