How do I install Linux kernel source with Ubuntu patches? How can I install Ubuntu Linux kernel source code tree for version 2.6.3x using command line options?
You need to use the apt-get command to install Linux kernel source code. Open the terminal and type the following commands to install Ubuntu Linux source code:
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install linux-source
Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following extra packages will be installed: linux-source-2.6.32 Suggested packages: libncurses-dev ncurses-dev kernel-package libqt3-dev The following NEW packages will be installed: linux-source linux-source-2.6.32 0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. Need to get 65.9MB of archives. After this operation, 66.0MB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y