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Make sure gcc, make, and the kernel headers for the current version of your kernel are installed. The following commands will install the necessary software.
> sudo zypper install gcc > sudo zypper install make > sudo zypper install kernel-headers=<kernel version>
Now you need to enter super user mode and configure the kernel headers.
> su > cd /usr/src/linux-<kernel version> > zcat /boot/symvers-<kernel version> > Module.symvers
> make cloneconfig
> make modules_prepare
You are now ready to install the NI-VISA drivers. Navigate to the NI-VISA install directory in the terminal. If you are using CD media it is located at /media/2011LV-LinuxPro/NI-VISA
> cd /media/2011LV-LinuxPro/NI-VISA
Run the command sudo ./INSTALL
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