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I want "file" binary which is usually located at /usr/bin/ . I want it from 32-bit ARM. I got only 64-bit ubuntu installed on my computer. Can someone please upload me that binary?

thanks in advance

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You have a 64-bit system and you need a 32-bit binary, is that what you are looking for? But why do you need that? – i08in Apr 13 '14 at 18:45
"file" binary from 64-bit ubuntu won't work on android. I want to use it on android. That's why. – AungThiha Apr 13 '14 at 18:49
and you can not download it from the packages directory why? see – Rinzwind Apr 13 '14 at 18:51
oh, thank you sir. I didn't know it is available there. sorry. my bad. – AungThiha Apr 13 '14 at 18:53
$ dpkg -S /usr/bin/file
file: /usr/bin/file

So the package which provides the /usr/bin/file executable file is file.Install file by running,

sudo apt-get install file
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This won't recreate the binary since apt thinks this package is already installed and would leave the system as it is. – i08in Apr 13 '14 at 18:46

I assume you have accidentaly deleted the /usr/bin/file binary. You could actually reinstall file using

sudo apt-get install --reinstall file

though this would download the entire package rather than the binary itself, this is the cleanest easiest way to get back the binary.

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sorry. I have edited my request, sir. – AungThiha Apr 13 '14 at 18:47

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