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    Error installing NVIDIA graphics card drivers on a Kali Linux

    My laptop with the following specifications:

    CPU: I7
    Graphics Card: NVIDIA GEFORCE 740M
    RAM: 6 GB

    I installed the latest version of Kali. (kali-linux-1.0.6-amd64.ISO)For handshake cracking want to use Hashcat.
    So for using GPU handle need to Install NVIDIA Drivers on Kali before ruining the Hashcat. I used this document that explains how to make use of NVIDIA video hardware and install the drivers on a Kali Linux.
    system.

    I followed documents step by step:

    1-sudo apt-get update

    root@kali:~# sudo apt-get update
    Get:1 http://security.kali.org kali/updates Release.gpg [836 B]
    Get:2 http://security.kali.org kali/updates Release [11.0 kB]
    Hit http://security.kali.org kali/updates/main amd64 Packages
    Get:3 http://security.kali.org kali/updates/contrib amd64 Packages [20 B]
    Get:4 http://security.kali.org kali/updates/non-free amd64 Packages [20 B]
    Ign http://security.kali.org kali/updates/contrib Translation-en_US
    Ign http://security.kali.org kali/updates/contrib Translation-en
    Ign http://security.kali.org kali/updates/main Translation-en_US
    Ign http://security.kali.org kali/updates/main Translation-en
    Ign http://security.kali.org kali/updates/non-free Translation-en_US
    Ign http://security.kali.org kali/updates/non-free Translation-en
    Fetched 11.8 kB in 1min 38s (120 B/s)
    Reading package lists... Done
    root@kali:~#


    My problem is here second part does not working.

    2- sudo apt-get install -y linux-headers-$(uname -r)
    root@kali:~#sudo apt-get install -y linux-headers-$(uname -r)
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    E: Unable to locate package linux-headers-3.12-kali1-amd64
    E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'linux-headers-3.12-kali1-amd64'

    root@kali:~#

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    You are missing some repositories, update your source.list from the official documentation and try again.

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