I was having graphics issues with my laptop on Xubuntu 18.04LTS with kernel 4.15.0-58-generic, so i downgraded to 3.19.0-59-generic. That fixed the graphics issues, but now virtualbox won't start Virtual machines. it complains about virtualbox-DKMS modules not being loaded and tells me to install virtualbox-dkms and then run modprobe to load it. I did that but it's not compiling for kernel 3.19.0-59-generic.

throws an error about

DKMS kernel package linux-headers-3.19.0-59-generic not supported

wnen trying to install virtualbox-dkms. I am running virtualbox 5.2 at the moment. is there an older version i need to install or is there any way to keep using 5.2 with this kernel?

Running an ati radeon X1300... doesn't seem to like the radeonDrivers that come with ubuntu.

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    Unable to find a Virtualbox reference to kernels it supports; and it's been requested before. virtualbox.org/ticket/17055 – K7AAY Aug 19 at 23:49
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    Ended up reverting to the kernel that caused my gpu problems and editing /etc/default/grub to boot with radeon.modeset=1. ALL is working with the problem kernel. graphics, virtualbox, everything. graphics confirmed by a quick round of brutal doom in wine. and lspci 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RV515/M52 [Mobility Radeon X1300] Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 16 Memory at d8000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=128M] Kernel driver in use: radeon Kernel modules: radeon – devicemodder Aug 20 at 0:22
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    Excellent! Answer your own question and accept it, so others can benefit from your experience! – K7AAY Aug 20 at 4:02

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