Linux Version:4.4.162-15480-g2e5698de443c

Here is the list of commands I'm trying in order to "fix" the 1908 Kernel error for VMware

/sbin/vboxconfig output

OUTPUT

rm: cannot remove '/sbin/rcvboxdrv': Permission denied
ln: failed to create symbolic link '/sbin/rcvboxdrv': File exists
/sbin/vboxconfig: 153: /sbin/vboxconfig: cannot create /lib/systemd/system/vboxdrv.service: Permission denied
Failed to execute operation: Launch helper exited with unknown return code 1
rm: cannot remove '/sbin/rcvboxballoonctrl-service': Permission denied
ln: failed to create symbolic link '/sbin/rcvboxballoonctrl-service': File exists
/sbin/vboxconfig: 153: /sbin/vboxconfig: cannot create /lib/systemd/system/vboxballoonctrl-service.service: Permission denied
Failed to execute operation: Launch helper exited with unknown return code 1
rm: cannot remove '/sbin/rcvboxautostart-service': Permission denied
ln: failed to create symbolic link '/sbin/rcvboxautostart-service': File exists
/sbin/vboxconfig: 153: /sbin/vboxconfig: cannot create /lib/systemd/system/vboxautostart-service.service: Permission denied
Failed to execute operation: Launch helper exited with unknown return code 1
rm: cannot remove '/sbin/rcvboxweb-service': Permission denied
ln: failed to create symbolic link '/sbin/rcvboxweb-service': File exists
/sbin/vboxconfig: 153: /sbin/vboxconfig: cannot create /lib/systemd/system/vboxweb-service.service: Permission denied
Failed to execute operation: Launch helper exited with unknown return code 1
ln: cannot remove '/sbin/vboxconfig': Permission denied
vboxdrv.sh: Stopping VirtualBox services.
/usr/lib/virtualbox/vboxdrv.sh: 229: /usr/lib/virtualbox/vboxdrv.sh: cannot create /etc/udev/rules.d/60-vboxdrv.rules: Permission denied
vboxdrv.sh: Starting VirtualBox services.
vboxdrv.sh: Building VirtualBox kernel modules.

uname -r

OUTPUTV

4.4.162-15480-g2e5698de443c

sudo apt-get install dkms

OUTPUT

[sudo] password for chillthuggin: 
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
dkms is already the newest version (2.2.0.3-2ubuntu11.5).
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 56 not upgraded.

sudo modprobe vboxdrv

OUTPUT

[sudo] password for chillthuggin: 
modprobe: FATAL: Module vboxdrv not found in directory /lib/modules/4.4.162-15480-g2e5698de443c

dpkg -S /etc/init.d/vboxdrv virtualbox-4.2: /etc/init.d/vboxdrv

OUTPUT

dpkg-query: no path found matching pattern /etc/init.d/vboxdrv
dpkg-query: no path found matching pattern *virtualbox-4.2:*
dpkg-query: no path found matching pattern /etc/init.d/vboxdrv

sudo: /etc/init.d/vboxdrv

OUTPUT

bash: sudo:: command not found

sudo apt-get autoremove virtualbox-dkms

sudo apt-get autoremove virtualbox-dkms
OUTPUT
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Package 'virtualbox-dkms' is not installed, so not removed
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 56 not upgraded.




 sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-`uname -r` dkms virtualbox-dkms

OUTPUT

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package linux-headers-4.4.162-15480-g2e5698de443c
E: Couldn't find any package by glob 'linux-headers-4.4.162-15480-g2e5698de443c'
E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'linux-headers-4.4.162-15480-g2e5698de443c'

sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-`uname -r`
OUTPUT
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package linux-headers-4.4.162-15480-g2e5698de443c
E: Couldn't find any package by glob 'linux-headers-4.4.162-15480-g2e5698de443c'
E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'linux-headers-4.4.162-15480-g2e5698de443c'

Different command same output.

sudo /sbin/vboxconfig

OUTPUT

Running in chroot, ignoring request.
Running in chroot, ignoring request.
Running in chroot, ignoring request.
Running in chroot, ignoring request.
vboxdrv.sh: Stopping VirtualBox services.
vboxdrv.sh: Starting VirtualBox services.
vboxdrv.sh: Building VirtualBox kernel modules.
This system is currently not set up to build kernel modules.
Please install the Linux kernel "header" files matching the current kernel
for adding new hardware support to the system.
This system is currently not set up to build kernel modules.
Please install the Linux kernel "header" files matching the current kernel
for adding new hardware support to the system.

There were problems setting up VirtualBox.  To re-start the set-up process, run
  /sbin/vboxconfig
as root.

sudo apt-get remove virtualbox

OUTPUT Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done Package 'virtualbox' is not installed, so not removed 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.3

OUTPUT

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Package virtualbox-4.3 is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source

E: Package 'virtualbox-4.3' has no installation candidate

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