I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 with kernel 3.16.0-41. I was looking for the kernel source but the kernel-source metapackage is pointing at 3.13 and I can't see any source packages refering to 3.16. What should I be looking for?

  • What do you need the source for? – Pilot6 Jun 25 '15 at 10:36
  • For driver development – Paul Jun 26 '15 at 8:03
  • Then clone it from git. – Pilot6 Jun 26 '15 at 8:54

You can install linux-source from 14.10. In 14.04.2 that kernel is installed.

If you need Ubuntu kernel for development, you can clone it from git.

git clone http://kernel.ubuntu.com/git/ubuntu/ubuntu-utopic.git
  • Yes, I think I got a bit fixated on a 'missing' package rather than looking at the alternative methods of getting the source. – Paul Jun 26 '15 at 10:15

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