Virtualbox-dkms install error

Posted on: Sep 28 2013 Category :Linux > Ubuntu Views: 243 | Subscribe


Hello,I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.3. Whenever I want to install Virtualbox, a system error pops up when Virtualbox is installed. Virtualbox itself installed fine, but it's the virtualbox-dkms that won't install properly. I tried installing it with both the Software Centre and Synaptic. Same result.Then I tried installing virtualbox-dkms via the terminal after removing it first: Code:jonas@jonas-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install virtualbox-dkms Pakketlijsten worden ingelezen... KlaarBoom van vereisten wordt opgebouwd De status informatie wordt gelezen... KlaarDe volgende NIEUWE pakketten zullen ge´nstalleerd worden: virtualbox-dkms0 pakketten opgewaardeerd, 1 pakketten nieuw ge´nstalleerd, 0 te verwijderen en 0 niet opgewaardeerd.Er moeten 0 B/676 kB aan archieven opgehaald worden.Door deze operatie zal er 3.899 kB extra schijfruimte gebruikt worden.Selecting previously unselected package virtualbox-dkms.(Database inlezen ... 237176 files and directories currently installed.)Uitpakken van virtualbox-dkms (uit .../virtualbox-dkms_4.1.12-dfsg-2ubuntu0.3_all.deb) ...Instellen van virtualbox-dkms (4.1.12-dfsg-2ubuntu0.3) ...Loading new virtualbox-4.1.12 DKMS files...First Installation: checking all kernels...Building only for 3.8.0-31-genericBuilding initial module for 3.8.0-31-genericError! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.8.0-31-generic (x86_64)Consult /var/lib/dkms/virtualbox/4.1.12/build/make.log for more information. * Stopping VirtualBox kernel modules [ OK ] * Starting VirtualBox kernel modules * No suitable module for running kernel found [fail]invoke-rc.d: initscript virtualbox, action "restart" failed.It seems it can't build a module for the current kernel. I'm running the default kernel, so no custom compiled one or something.Does anyone have a solution for this?Thank you in advance.

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