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Looking for version.h header file of the kernel

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Hello,

 

I've just installed Bodhi Linux 4.1 32 bit on my subnotebook and was trying to install the AMD drivers for the embeded Radeon.

 

During the install process, I got this error message :

 

"fglrx installation requires that the system has kernel headers.  /lib/modules/4.8.0-34-generic/build/include/linux/version.h cannot be found on this system.

Install kernel headers using the command apt-get install linux-headers-4.8.0-34-generic.

 

So I ran the command "apt-get install linux-headers-4.8.0-34-generic" and I got the following answer : "linux-headers-4.8.0-34-generic is already the newest version (4.8.0-34.36~16.04.1)"

 

I looked into the /lib/modules/4.8.0-34-generic/build/include/linux/ directory and found no version.h header file

 

Can you help ?

 

Thanks a lot ,

 

Olivier,

 

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Hi, welcome to the forums.

 

Bodhi is a minimal distro and does not have all packages you might need for installing a proprietary driver. You can try

sudo apt-get install build-essential

Reboot and try to install the driver again. Don't have amd gear in my machine, so can't test this myself.

 

Enjoy,

Charles

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For the non French readers here. This is what was said according to google translate.

Thanks, I found the answer here: https: //askubuntu.co...on-ubuntu-15-10
 
The file version.h is located elsewhere in the tree, it is necessary to make a symbolic link to allow the installation.

 

 

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