Questions about the 32-bit architecture also known as x86 , the common processor for netbooks and old computers.

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x86 or 64bit on a system at 2GB

New to the world of Ubuntu, and I've been poking around the last few days because I finally got around to trying it! It's awesome so far but it's really sluggish on this PC... I received a 'busted ...
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what is the difference between x86_64 amd64 and 64 bit

what is the difference between x86_64 amd64 and 64 bit ? I think its a stupid question but still. I use a x86_64 bit Ubuntu, but when ever I try to do a live boot of any other 64 bit images like the ...
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Memory leaks with zeitgeist-fts. It takes 1.2 GiB of memory

I have a memory leak with zeitgeist-fts which takes up 1.2 GiB of memory. A screen capture can be found here: When I kill process, memory is released and everything is working fine. Then again, ...
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PlayOnLinux 32 bit OpenGl missing ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

system info: cpu: AMD FX(tm)-8350 Eight-Core Processor × 8 ram: 8 gig of 1866 ram duel channel set up gpu: GeForce GTX 970/PCIe/SSE2 Os: ubuntu 14.04 lts 64 bit Everytime i open PlayOnLinux i get a ...
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How can I fix Ubuntu 14.10 glitching screen after a suspend?

I recently switched over to using Ubuntu 14.10 32 bit after getting a new (to me) Acer Aspire 5100. I have everything up to date in the OS. When I close the lid, everything suspends just fine and my ...
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/proc/net/dev on ubuntu 12.04 x86

How can i prevent reset byte count in /proc/net/dev when there is higher than 4gb of transfert? The 'bytes' counter in /proc/net/dev wraps after bytes > 2^32. I understand that there are other ...
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error installing steam on ubuntu 14.04 fatal error loading steamui.so

When I try to install steam it crashes and provides an error message that says: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libGL.so.1 and after i press ok steam ...
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Installing java for 32 bit on a 64bit OS on terminal

I am using Ubuntu trusty tar 64 bit and I want to install Java 32bit. I have removed the previous java runtime environment which was 64 bit. Now i need help how can I do this on the command line? I ...
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What is the difference between machine, processor and hardware platform?

I was just going through uname and found that -m and -p gave same result, but -i returns a different result. What is the difference between i686 and i386 ? $ uname -mpi gives i686 i686 i386.
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Error installing needed libraries for Steam

So I installed Steam from the steampowered.com download. Now that Steam's installed, when I try to run it I get the following: Steam needs to install these additional packages: ...
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VMWare Player 3.1.6 32 bit installed with Ubuntu 14.04

Dear Ubuntu spezialists, I use Ubuntu 14.04 on an old 32 bit netbook. Now I installed VMWare 3.1.6, since this is the last real 32bit VMWare Player (although there seem to be newer versions of the ...
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How to create a specific wine version and a new prefix [duplicate]

I want to create a second wine prefix 32-bit and I want a specific wine version for example 1.4 I have wine installed with the official ppa So can I create second wine prefix with specific wine ...
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My Ubuntu Is 64 Bit On 32 Bit PC? [closed]

My (probably 32bit) PC is low on RAM but the version of Ubuntu is 64-bit. Is there a way to change the architecture without losing my files. My PC sometimes freezes but Ubuntu Serach Transparent ...
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Failed to install sqlite3 for Asterisk 11

I'm trying to install Asterisk 11 in Ubuntu Server 14.04 32 bits, and I can't to install sqlite3 for I use Asterisk 11 in this machine. Please see below the message: ...
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Lost data because of Installation of Ubuntu 14.04 Amd-64 [duplicate]

First I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 32Bit as dual boot with Windows 8. After That I replaced it with Ubuntu 14.04 64Bit in my Sony VAIO SVE15137CNW System. While installation my BIOS is set to in ...
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Having trouble running setup-environment (YOCTO) in a ubuntu 32-bit VM

I am running a 32-bit Ubuntu in VirtualBox on my i7-64 bit System and was following steps to build YOCTO; In the process, I have to run the following command $ MACHINE=smarch-samx6i ...
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Error while installing 32 bit Library on 64 bit Ubuntu [duplicate]

$ sudo apt-get install package-name:i386 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package package-name:i386 $ sudo apt-get ...
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Not able to boot 32bit from 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04 for installation

My machine runs on 2GB RAM since the 64bit is hungry for more memory i thought of downgrading to 32bit to avoid slowness. I downloaded 32 bit iso file and extracted the same to pendrive. When ...
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Why is there no +mac download for 32 bit systems or for GNOME?

When I was first toying with 64 bit Ubuntu I was led to try the +mac version of the installer and that solved some problems for me. Now however, I want to use GNOME; and want the 32bit version. ...
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Ubuntu installation on my system

I am installing Ubuntu OS in virtual box. I have 32 bit intel system with 3 GB RAM. So can I install i386 ubuntu OS?
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Recording 32-Bit Applications on a 64-Bit System with GLC

I'm stumped. Or I'm stupid. Let's go with the second one. I installed GLC, the game recorder, on my 64-Bit Ubuntu 14.04 hoping to record games like CSGO and other source games on Ubuntu like I did ...
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uninstall utorrent, installed the 64bit on 32bit

i am new to ubuntu, Just recently installed torrent using this link. Problem is i mistakenly downloaded the 64bit and after installing it i found out my OS is 32bit, As After going all those ...
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Cannot boot up computer

I installed ubuntu and burned the iso file to the d drive. After I reboot my computer, the ubuntu install menu shows up. I choose the first option (the "try ubuntu" thing) and then this happen. ...
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How do Install Python 32 bit on Ubuntu 64 bit using Pyenv

How can I install 32 bit version of Python 2.7 using Pyenv, on my 64 bit Ubuntu.
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Difference in scheduler, 64-bit vs 32 bit

So I am working on a fairly new linux kernel (3.10.9), and I was wondering if there was a difference in the way the scheduler works from 32 bit to 64 bit. I am wondering because I am running a ...
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Effectiveness of virtualization in bios on virtualbox

I downloaded virtualbox to run Ubuntu. I ran into an issue with running 64 bit virtualbox, as my PC seems to not have the option to run virtualization in bios. Because of this, I only have the option ...
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Can't open 32-bit Machinarium - can't read file type

I purchased machinarium and received my download links. The 64-bit version downloaded and opened fine, but the cursor was not aligned with where I clicked. I then checked my system settings and ...
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Can I reuse partitions for new instalations (without loosing data)?

Will I lose data if I make new a new installation of Ubuntu in the same partition of a previous UBUNTU distribution? I don't want to change my partitions table again. I have installed UBUNTU 12.04 ...
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Can't leave text mode once entered

Im using Ubuntu 14.10 32bit And I want to install Nvidia official driver as I've dome many time. But once I press Ctrl+Alt+F1, I enter a stucked command line where I cant press anything also not ...
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Instaling matlab for Ubuntu 14.04 running on 32 bit machine

As the title suggests, I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a 32-bit machine. I wish to install matlab. After searching for hours I found that last compatible version of matlab for 32-bit is 2012a. But it ...
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IcedTea Java-plugin displays a warning, how can I define the application as trusted?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit and when I launch the VPN client which allows me to use university resources outside the campus I always get warned by the IcedTea Java-plugin, how can I add the ...
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Ubuntu on Mac - use 32-bit or 64-bit image? [duplicate]

So, I'm about to install Ubuntu on my brand new Mac. Looking at the available release packages, though, I'm a bit confused: I believe all modern Mac's are 64-bit now, but I know for a fact that my ...
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Hard disk size limit for Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 32bit

How do I know how much of hard disk space system will recognize? I plan to build a file server and I am not sure whether the system is able to use 6TB hard disk drive. How can I find out limitations?
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Downgrading 64bit to 32bit [duplicate]

Is it possible to downgrade from 14.04.1 64-bit to 32-bit as an old PC is having real trouble running 64-bit.
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Use 32 Bit java plugin in 64 bit firefox

I am unable to run a self signed applet in firefox that had 64 bit java installed. I understood that it may be the case with my java being 64 bit as the same was working in windows environment which ...
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Can I totaly install Ubuntu 64bit on my computer? [duplicate]

I run the lscpu command on Ubuntu and this is the result: Architecture: i686 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit Byte Order: Little Endian CPU(s): 2 On-line ...
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Skype camera not working

I have a 32-bit system and Ubuntu 14.04. My Skype camera isn't working. I've tried editing /usr/share/applications/skype.desktop and: starting skype with ...
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Can't find whoopsie process

I have tried several find commands to find whoopsie but I can't find the process to disable it. I know it's not already disabled because when I do locate whoopsie I get: ...
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Can i use Ubuntu 14.04 32bit on 4GB ram? [duplicate]

like the title, if yes it can use all my RAM if needed ? or max just 2GB
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ddd does not work on Ubuntu 14.04

I have used ddd (Data Display Debugger, ubuntu package "ddd") successfully in the past. Currently, on 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04, the program seems not usable: the GUI arrows are all out of place, the ...
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Viber through Wine, crash on calling with unexpected error

12.04 Precise 32 bit system, currently have Viber running under Wine due to system architecture. Gotten it to install and messaging works as a charm although upon firing a call it quits with an ...
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Which Ubuntu release should I use for an old Vista computer? [duplicate]

I am new to linux. I have installed the 14.04.1 i386 on an old computer (Intel Pentium due core E2180, 32bit, 2GHz, 2GB RAM). Install itself was smooth, but only some apps are working. Many will ...
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Mouse and KYBD fail after initial install of 14.04 i386 on a clean HDD in a Legacy i386 system

Installed 14.04 i386 fine. After removing the CD and rebooting, when it opened the Main screen and an unexpected shortcuts page appeared, I found both my mouse and keyboard were no longer operable. ...
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How to develop for LeJOS on Linux 64 bit

I have 64-bit Ubuntu, and I want to run Eclipse for developing LeJOS NXJ. As I have learned, this requires Eclipse 32-bit, or the firmware can not be uploaded to the NXT brick. I tried running ...
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facing problems at ubuntu partitioning while installing 32-bit Ubuntu alongside a 32-bit windows 8.1

I'm new to Linux like i have used live Ubuntu but now i'm wishing to install it but the problem is when i approach at partition manager of Ubuntu it only shows my windows 8.1 installation dish and all ...
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My machine is 32 bit, but i have 64 bit processor. Should I install 64 bit ubuntu?

I was interested in what machine do i have so after sudo lshw I've got info, but there is one thing that puzzles me. It writhes that my laptop is 32 width, but for cpu that it is 64 width ...
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mod_access_compat.so only 32bit

I am trying to copy and past all the configuration file of apache2 32bit to 64bit OS but it wont I always get this error : Syntax error on line 2 of /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/access_compat. ...
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Why do we add i386 architecture to dpkg?

Why do we add i386 architecture to dpkg, for installing on a 64 bit OS? Is it because this is a i386 binary? sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 ...
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Microsoft Office 2010 Pro and Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I currently use x64 and I tried to install Microsoft Office 2010 Professional x86 & x64 and it failed with Wine and Play on Linux. It says that it needs MSXML 6 SP1, yet installation fails every ...
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Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 halts on bcmwl-kernel-source(i386)?

I've read through the relevant posts, and don't find an answer. Problem: I install from disk Ubuntu 14.04.LTS 32-bit. At boot, Ubuntu gives a wireless error [81.275055] b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware ...