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Can you use Synaptic to install Kernal source - UBUNTU

Post by dickinsd » Sat Feb 05, 2005 7:55 am

Just a question.

So far I have no need to do this, but can you use Synaptic to install kernel source?

or do you need to use apt?

something like

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apt-get install kernel-source<version>
??

Just for my info

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Post by Ice9 » Sat Feb 05, 2005 5:23 pm

Yes you can.
In theiry you can install everythnig from within synaptic, once I even did a KDE upgrade this way even though I wouldn't recommend it and I do it from a text login myself now.

What's more, installing the kernel sources in no way interferes with the running of your system so I really don't see why you couldn't use synaptic to install them ...

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Post by worker201 » Mon Feb 07, 2005 12:13 am

I've used synaptic to install kernels and kernel source in Fedora3, so I don't see why it wouldn't work in any other distro.

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