How to install Kali Linux header? I used this command apt-get update && apt-get install -y linux-headers-$(uname -r), but it was showing the below error

E:unable to locate package linux-headers-4.6.0-kali1-686 pae'
E: could not find any package by glob 'linux-headers-4.6.0-kali1-686 pae'
E: could not find any package by regex 'linux-headers-4.6.0-kali1-686 pae'

Open the sources.list file:

gksudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

Add the following line (carefully):

deb http://http.kali.org/kali kali-rolling main contrib non-free

Save it then run the following commands :

apt-get update
apt-get upgrade
apt-cache search linux-headers

Then install the appropriate linux-headers:

sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)
  • I wonder why is it so? – user5954246 Dec 17 '16 at 14:25
  • @DenisKa Because there are no entries in his sources.list repository. – defalt Dec 17 '16 at 15:49

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