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The directions at Ubuntu Wiki apt-get source linux-image-$(uname -r) and askubuntu question Where can I find the source code for the Ubuntu Kernel? don't work…

sudouser@64bitws:~# uname -r
3.2.0-24-generic

and

sudouser@64bitws:~# apt-get source linux-image-3.2.0-24-generic
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Picking 'linux' as source package instead of 'linux-image-3.2.0-24-generic'
E: Unable to find a source package for linux

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Did you try apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade first? Also, does searching for "complete generic linux kernel" in Synaptic show a "linux" package? –  izx Jun 4 '12 at 21:56
    
@izx Yes and no –  keepitsimpleengineer Jun 5 '12 at 20:36
    
Try the following command: apt-get source linux-image-$(uname -r) –  kenorb Sep 20 '12 at 9:06

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Looks like you can use Ubuntu Software Center…

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…but it's very slow ⋯about 1KiB/s

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