5 comments on “[Problem] Kali Linux – Unable to locate package linux-headers-3.7-trunk-686-pae & Couldn’t find any package by regex ‘linux-headers-3.7-trunk-686-pae’

      • I’ve just installed a Kali Linux in my VirtualBox. The next step is to install VirtualBox Guest Additions in Kali Linux in order to have proper mouse, screen integration and folder sharing with my host system.

        this problem

        E: Unable to locate package linux-headers-3.7-trunk-686-pae
        E: Couldn’t find any package by regex ‘linux-headers-3.7-trunk-686-pae

  1. sources.list

    # deb cdrom:[Debian GNU/Linux 7.0 _Kali_ - Official Snapshot i386 LIVE/INSTALL Binary 20130905-08:50]/ kali contrib main non-free 
    ## Security updates
    # Line commented out by installer because it failed to verify:
    deb http://http.kali.org/kali kali main contrib non-free
    deb http://security.kali.org/kali-security kali/updates main contrib non-free
    apt-get update
    Hit http://http.kali.org kali Release.gpg     
    Hit http://security.kali.org kali/updates Release.gpg
    Hit http://http.kali.org kali Release
    Hit http://security.kali.org kali/updates Release
    Hit http://http.kali.org kali/main i386 Packages
    Hit http://security.kali.org kali/updates/main i386 Packages
    Hit http://http.kali.org kali/contrib i386 Packages
    Hit http://security.kali.org kali/updates/contrib i386 Packages
    Hit http://http.kali.org kali/non-free i386 Packages
    Hit http://security.kali.org kali/updates/non-free i386 Packages
    Ign http://http.kali.org kali/contrib Translation-lv_LV
    Ign http://http.kali.org kali/contrib Translation-lv
    Ign http://security.kali.org kali/updates/contrib Translation-lv_LV
    Ign http://http.kali.org kali/contrib Translation-en
    Ign http://security.kali.org kali/updates/contrib Translation-lv
    Ign http://security.kali.org kali/updates/contrib Translation-en
    Ign http://http.kali.org kali/main Translation-lv_LV
    Ign http://security.kali.org kali/updates/main Translation-lv_LV
    Ign http://http.kali.org kali/main Translation-lv
    Ign http://security.kali.org kali/updates/main Translation-lv
    Ign http://http.kali.org kali/main Translation-en
    Ign http://security.kali.org kali/updates/main Translation-en
    Ign http://http.kali.org kali/non-free Translation-lv_LV
    Ign http://security.kali.org kali/updates/non-free Translation-lv_LV
    Ign http://http.kali.org kali/non-free Translation-lv
    Ign http://security.kali.org kali/updates/non-free Translation-lv
    Ign http://http.kali.org kali/non-free Translation-en
    Ign http://security.kali.org kali/updates/non-free Translation-en
    Reading package lists... Done

    apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)

    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree       
    Reading state information... Done
    E: Unable to locate package linux-headers-3.7-trunk-686-pae
    E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'linux-headers-3.7-trunk-686-pae'

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