[u-u] apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)

Doug Lee douglee at vex.net
Fri Jan 15 12:53:07 EST 2016

On Thu, 14 Jan 2016, Giles Orr wrote:

> On 14 January 2016 at 21:58, Ken Pon <k.pon at outlook.com> wrote:
>> Follow-up on the above command. I tried it and it works (download then
>> install) on Kali Linux 2; I must have typed it in incorrectly.
>> This was a very interesting command because it installs the correct version
>> of Linux Headers using the information from the uname command.
> Encountered another very nice command like that recently when
> compiling the kernel:
> time make -j `getconf _NPROCESSORS_ONLN` deb-pkg
> Grabs the number of threads (not cores) to feed to the "-j" parameter.

I tried it on a Slackware kernel tree without the deb-pkg bit and it 

time make -j `getconf _NPROCESSORS_ONLN`

May I ask where/how you encountered it?

Thanks Doug
> You can always do that kind of text wrangling with Linux/Unix
> commands, but it's nice when it's as elegantly simple as these two.
> -- 
> Giles
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