Forum Thread: Kernel headers

Hello I am using kali linux 2 64 on dual boot.Now I want to install VMware player.I installed it but it needs to spesific the kernel headers.I did this:

root@kali:~# apt-get install build-essential linux-header-$(uname -r)
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package linux-header-4.3.0-kali1-amd64
E: Couldn't find any package by glob 'linux-header-4.3.0-kali1-amd64'
E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'linux-header-4.3.0-kali1-amd64'
My source list is
deb kali-rolling main contrib non-free
# For source package access, uncomment the following line
deb-src kali-rolling main contrib non-

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apt-cache search kernel|grep headers

The above command should let you know which packages you can install. Also looks like you mistyped the command as it is linux-headers- not linux-header-.

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