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So I am totally new to Ubuntu and saw that someone said that I need to install the 32bit libraries. Can someone tell where do I find them? I know I can get them with sudo apt-get install but I don't know what they are called. Hope this explains and solves the problem. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 64bit version.

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Which version of Ubuntu are you using? – thefourtheye May 7 '13 at 14:54
I am using Ubuntu 12.04 64bit version. – jasaleja May 7 '13 at 15:06
Is there any chance you have nvidia optimus? If so, that makes a huge difference. – Nathan Aug 1 '13 at 1:22

Run these commands from terminal

apt-get install nvidia-glx
apt-get install nvidia-glx-legacy-96xx
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Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package nvidia-glx is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from another source E: Package 'nvidia-glx' has no installation candidate This is what i get. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 64bit version. – jasaleja May 7 '13 at 15:02
1.sudo apt-get install nvidia-glx-ia32, 2.apt-get install nvidia-glx-legacy-96xx-ia32 3.sudo apt-get install nvidia-current, try these one after the other – hs.chandra May 7 '13 at 15:05
are you sure that are the package names? it says unable to locate package, for all of them – jasaleja May 7 '13 at 15:12
since you are using 64-bit version you try installing this sudo apt-get install ia32-libs, this install will give full compatibility with 32bit applcations, long back i used the above commands so i may be miss spelled them , for sure they worked for me when i had these issues. – hs.chandra May 7 '13 at 15:19
ok thanks anyway i did learn a little. i installed that a while back. – jasaleja May 7 '13 at 16:06
sudo dpkg -i freeglut3_2.6.0-1ubuntu2_i386.deb

These commands will install 32 bit version of OpenGL library.

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that was a very good answer but didnt fix the problem on playonlinux, it just keeps saying unable to locate 32bits libraries and after that it can't find cURL whatever that is. – jasaleja May 7 '13 at 15:18
Can you please post the complete error message which you are getting? – thefourtheye May 7 '13 at 15:18
i will when i get back from college – jasaleja May 7 '13 at 16:05
Why not just use the package manager? sudo apt-get install freeglut3:i386 – David Foerster Oct 15 '14 at 14:38

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