apt-get source linux-image-$(uname -r) does not work on 18.04.1 LTS

Bug #1790880 reported by Rob Shields on 2018-09-05
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linux (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

I cannot get the source code and therefore cannot build a driver for Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

See link

https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2397649

Other people have seen the same problem.

Joseph Salisbury (jsalisbury) wrote :

You may need to run the following from a terminal:

sudo apt-get install -f
sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get update

Then re-install the package or updates.

If that does not resolve your issue, please mark the bug as "Confirmed"

affects: linux-hwe (Ubuntu) → linux (Ubuntu)
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Incomplete
Rob Shields (rob18767) wrote :

That did not clear my problem.

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Confirmed

Same trying follow https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/BuildYourOwnKernel on Ubuntu 18.04.1

$ apt-get source linux-image-$(uname -r)
Reading package lists... Done
Picking 'linux-signed' as source package instead of 'linux-image-4.15.0-39-generic'
E: Unable to find a source package for linux-signed

Brad Figg (brad-figg) on 2019-07-24
tags: added: cscc
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