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### trying to install virtualbox or vmware

I have several classes this semester that require me to run VM's. Specifically W2008 and CentOS. I need either vmware player or virtualbox. I have fedora 20 installed as the host. With both applications it gives me kernel header errors. virtualbox installed fine, but when i go to launch a guest i get kernel driver not installed and to run /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup so i run that and gives me kernel failed, then i installed DKMS and re-ran that command and the log file gives me

Uninstalling modules from DKMS Attempting to install using DKMS

DKMS: add completed. Failed to install using DKMS, attempting to install without Makefile:183: * Error: unable to find the sources of your current Linux kernel. Specify KERN_DIR=<directory> and run Make again. Stop.

For VMWare player 6 it says Kernel headers for version 3.12.8-300.fc20.x86_64 were not found i did search around and found the solution that is suppose to work but i does not work for me and it's this command

cp /usr/include/linux/version.h /lib/modules/3.12.8-300.fc20.x86_64/build/include/linux/

the output of this command is cp: cannot create regular file ‘/lib/modules/3.12.8-300.fc20.x86_64/build/include/linux/’: No such file or directory after i digged into the folders i found that in the 3.12.8XXXX folder is a file named build, that is neither a file nor a folder, and i can not copy it or anything. Which to me is confusing because this command says there should be a 2 more sub folders inside build, but build already exists but i can not cat build, nor can i cd build.

Does anyone have the answer to this? I dont have time to be fixing crap with fedora and maintain 16 credit hours. I've already wasted a day and half and i'm almost at the point of installing ubuntu.

 2 retagged NickTux 4078 ●25 ●44 ●94 https://nicktux.com

### trying to install virtualbox or vmware

I have several classes this semester that require me to run VM's. Specifically W2008 and CentOS. I need either vmware player or virtualbox. I have fedora 20 installed as the host. With both applications it gives me kernel header errors. virtualbox installed fine, but when i go to launch a guest i get kernel driver not installed and to run /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup so i run that and gives me kernel failed, then i installed DKMS and re-ran that command and the log file gives me

Uninstalling modules from DKMS Attempting to install using DKMS

DKMS: add completed. Failed to install using DKMS, attempting to install without Makefile:183: * Error: unable to find the sources of your current Linux kernel. Specify KERN_DIR=<directory> and run Make again. Stop.

For VMWare player 6 it says Kernel headers for version 3.12.8-300.fc20.x86_64 were not found i did search around and found the solution that is suppose to work but i does not work for me and it's this command

cp /usr/include/linux/version.h /lib/modules/3.12.8-300.fc20.x86_64/build/include/linux/

the output of this command is cp: cannot create regular file ‘/lib/modules/3.12.8-300.fc20.x86_64/build/include/linux/’: No such file or directory after i digged into the folders i found that in the 3.12.8XXXX folder is a file named build, that is neither a file nor a folder, and i can not copy it or anything. Which to me is confusing because this command says there should be a 2 more sub folders inside build, but build already exists but i can not cat build, nor can i cd build.

Does anyone have the answer to this? I dont have time to be fixing crap with fedora and maintain 16 credit hours. I've already wasted a day and half and i'm almost at the point of installing ubuntu.

 3 No.3 Revision NickTux 4078 ●25 ●44 ●94 https://nicktux.com

### trying Trying to install virtualbox or vmwarevmware - Fedora 20

I have several classes this semester that require me to run VM's. Specifically W2008 and CentOS. I need either vmware player or virtualbox. I have fedora 20 installed as the host. With both applications it gives me kernel header errors. virtualbox installed fine, but when i go to launch a guest i get kernel driver not installed and to run /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup so i run that and gives me kernel failed, then i installed DKMS and re-ran that command and the log file gives me

Uninstalling modules from DKMS Attempting to install using DKMS

DKMS: add completed. Failed to install using DKMS, attempting to install without Makefile:183: * Error: unable to find the sources of your current Linux kernel. Specify KERN_DIR=<directory> and run Make again. Stop.

For VMWare player 6 it says Kernel headers for version 3.12.8-300.fc20.x86_64 were not found i did search around and found the solution that is suppose to work but i does not work for me and it's this command

cp /usr/include/linux/version.h /lib/modules/3.12.8-300.fc20.x86_64/build/include/linux/

the output of this command is cp: cannot create regular file ‘/lib/modules/3.12.8-300.fc20.x86_64/build/include/linux/’: No such file or directory after i digged into the folders i found that in the 3.12.8XXXX folder is a file named build, that is neither a file nor a folder, and i can not copy it or anything. Which to me is confusing because this command says there should be a 2 more sub folders inside build, but build already exists but i can not cat build, nor can i cd build.

Does anyone have the answer to this? I dont have time to be fixing crap with fedora and maintain 16 credit hours. I've already wasted a day and half and i'm almost at the point of installing ubuntu.

 4 retagged mether 7061 ●43 ●67 ●111 https://fedoraproject....

### Trying to install virtualbox or vmware - Fedora 20

I have several classes this semester that require me to run VM's. Specifically W2008 and CentOS. I need either vmware player or virtualbox. I have fedora 20 installed as the host. With both applications it gives me kernel header errors. virtualbox installed fine, but when i go to launch a guest i get kernel driver not installed and to run /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup so i run that and gives me kernel failed, then i installed DKMS and re-ran that command and the log file gives me

Uninstalling modules from DKMS Attempting to install using DKMS

For VMWare player 6 it says Kernel headers for version 3.12.8-300.fc20.x86_64 were not found i did search around and found the solution that is suppose to work but i does not work for me and it's this command
cp /usr/include/linux/version.h /lib/modules/3.12.8-300.fc20.x86_64/build/include/linux/
the output of this command is cp: cannot create regular file ‘/lib/modules/3.12.8-300.fc20.x86_64/build/include/linux/’: No such file or directory after i digged into the folders i found that in the 3.12.8XXXX folder is a file named build, that is neither a file nor a folder, and i can not copy it or anything. Which to me is confusing because this command says there should be a 2 more sub folders inside build, but build already exists but i can not cat build, nor can i cd build.