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How do I determine if I am running 32 bit or 64 bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I check if I have a 32-bit or a 64-bit OS? This question seems to come up quite regularly. The answer I know is to go to terminal and type uname -m if it says ...
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Google Chrome install problem [duplicate]

My computer is a Lenovo IdeaPad U410 Touch with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to install Chrome. When I tried to install Google Chrome I was asked what download package to choose: 32 bit deb (for ...
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How to know if my Ubuntu machine is running 32 or 64 bit OS [duplicate]

What command should I run to identify if I am running a 32 or a 64 bit OS
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How can I find out if my installed OS is a 32-bit or a 64-bit? [duplicate]

I am a newbie so maybe my question is not so shiny. I wont to install something (virtualbox) but I have to chose between the 32-bit version and the 64-bit version according to my OS. Problem is that I ...
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What are the differences between 32-bit and 64-bit, and which should I choose?

What is the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit Ubuntu? I've heard the 64-bit platform performs better and can detect more than 4GB of RAM. Also, while some apps haven't ported to 64-bit yet, ...
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What is the meaning of 'i686' in Ubuntu?

To check whether I am using 32bit or 64bit Ubuntu. I looked in How do I check if I have a 32-bit or a 64-bit OS? and found this answer uname -a. If it is shown as i386, it will be 32bit and amd64, it ...
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How to run an Android emulator in Ubuntu 13.04

Is there any way of doing this in 13.04? If so, can you also provide a step-by-step instruction on how to do it ?
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How to find architecture of my PC and Ubuntu?

When running uname -a, I get as output 41-Ubuntu SMP Mon Aug 13 17:59:54 UTC 2012 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux Can someone please explain to me why both i386 & i686 ? What exactly is my PC ...
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How do I mark a file as executable via a GUI?

How do I mark a file as executable using a graphical interface (GUI)?
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I get `failsafe-x main process terminated with status 1` while login, how to fix it?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I accidentally terminated the terminal during a sudo apt-get upgrade or sudo apt-get update. At least that seems to be the most logical explanation of my issue, as my ...
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How can I determine the OS architecture (32-bit or 64-bit) from a file on a disk?

Sadly my mobo went bad and I have to build a new machine from scratch. I don't recall if I originally loaded the 32 or the 64 bit version of the OS, (K)ubuntu 14.04. If I mount the existing HDD is ...
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How can I tell if I have 32-bit version of Ubuntu if I'm installing using the Windows installer?

I choose to install Ubuntu from Windows installer. My question is I don't know whether it is a 64-bit version 32bit version. Could any body tell me what version it is? What I want is 32-bit version ...
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How to install JDownloader 2?

There still isn't any post here in AskUbuntu about how to install the JDownloader 2 yet, so I decided to write this one. I googled a way to, and found one, but I sincerely think that there must be ...
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linux-3.14.4 kernel install problem in ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install the latest kernel 3.14.4 on my Ubuntu 14.04. But it gives me an error when I try to install using make file. I have also done the make oldconfig, it took more than 3 hours to ...

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