How to install parallels tools on debian 11 (fixing unable to install linux-headers-5.10.0-9)

Discussion in 'Linux Virtual Machine' started by LudwigG3, Sep 12, 2023.

  1. LudwigG3

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    So our parallels tools no longer installs on current debian 11 (buster).
    The missing linux-header package version can be fixed though and here is how:

    After mounting the installation disk via the paralles menu in the vm run:

    mount /dev/cdrom
    mkdir -p /tmp/cdrom
    cp -R /media/cdrom/* /tmp/cdrom/
    cd /tmp/cdrom/
    wget ''
    wget ''
    dpkg -i linux-headers-5.10.0-9-common_5.10.70-1_all.deb
    dpkg -i linux-headers-5.10.0-9-amd64_5.10.70-1_amd64.deb
    The snaphost archives luckily contains the right version and it is possible to install. Depending on any conflicts or previous installs of that packages your mileage may vary.

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