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Installation fails when installing 64-bit version of Ubuntu but not 32 bit

I have a flash drive with Ubuntu 13.10 on it that I'm trying to install. When I try and install the 64 bit version on my computer I get this error: Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount ...
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What is the easiest way to fix a mixup of 32-bit and 64-bit? [duplicate]

I have a machine which I have accidentally install 32-bit 12.04 LTS on. (Yes, accidentally. I can't recall how I managed that.) What is the easiest way to fix this? Mucking about with the kernel ...
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window vista 32 bit installation [duplicate]

I am a not a computer geek, so I probably think this is dumb questions.. I have a vista 32 bit and trying to install Ubuntu, When I run the file with iso player, it said that I need to reboot PC and ...
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In first step of Ubuntu installation: crash screen [duplicate]

I am a Java programmer and I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 to use for my programming needs. But I have a problem. On my first step of installing Ubuntu X86 (I am a newbie) when I go to setup screen in ...
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Whether to go 64 bit or 32 bit on ubuntu 12.04 LTs? [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu OS, i am in confusion whether to go for 32 bit or 64 bit. Configuration : Processor : Intel® Core™ i3-3210 CPU @ 3.20GHz × 4 RAM : 4GB I mainly used my pc for office work. I ...
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I downloaded ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-i386 but can't install

I downloaded ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-i386.iso on a Windows 7 laptop with no disc-burner. When I double-click the file wubi.exe I get this message: "C:\ubuntu\wubi.exe is not a valid Win32 ...
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INSTALLING STEAM ON UBUNTU 1

How do I use steam on ubuntu? I have the icon on the desktop but when i click it, it shows this window "package install" and then asks for a password but then doesn't let me type in anything. Then ...
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Which one is better Ubuntu 12.04.3 (32 bit) or (64 bit)? [duplicate]

i am going to Download Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS, and i will Burn it to a DVD... i try it with USB and it was 64 bit.. and gives error in middle.. so this time i am using a DVD maybe it might work... But i ...
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installing 64 bit kernel on 32bit ubuntu

I compiled my own custom kernel in a 64 bit linux mint 16 installation. I've also heard that the 64 bit kernel could also run 32 bit applications too. Would it be possible to install it and use it in ...
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1answer
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Trouble installing Ubuntu onto an older intel Pentium 4 machine

I am completely new to Linux and that is why I am trying to do is set up an older PC with a 32bit version of Ubuntu. This computer has an Intel 4 cpu 3.20GHz, DRAM 400MHz, 1024 MB RAM. The issue I am ...
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How do I install libfribidi-bin in Ubuntu 12.04?

I've tried installing libfribidi-bin from Ubuntu Software Center, but I get this error: dpkg: regarding .../libfribidi-bin_0.19.2-3_i386 (2).deb containing libfribidi-bin: libfribidi-bin breaks ...
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How do I make the binary package of Adobe reader executable on my 64 bit ubntu, when the binary file is 32 bit? [duplicate]

Ive tried installing adobe reader using this commands in the terminal: sudo chmod +x AdbeRdr9.3.2-1_i486linux_enu.bin sudo ./AdbeRdr9.3.2-1_i486linux_enu.bin First line works fine, but the ...
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Ubuntu Windows Installer downloads 64 bit Kubuntu for my 32 bit system

I got the Ubuntu windows installer because I figured it would be the simplest way to try Kubuntu out with Windows 7 still present on the machine. Anyway, I started downloading then I noticed the name ...
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Error - I installed Ubuntu 64-bit on a 32-bit system

My problem is this: I want to install Ubuntu on a 32-bit netbook and a 64-bit notebook, so what do I do now? Install the 32-bit? Do I have to delete the 64-bit Ubuntu on the netbook? Or in the USB ...
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Correct MD5 sum but it is not installing

I have tried to burn my iso file of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 4 times but none of them booted successfully or installed successfully then I tried to make a boot able USB flash drive but again it dosen't ...
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How to install openmotif 2.3.1 on Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm having problems installing Openmotif 2.3.1 in order to run Citrix Receiver. In terminal when I type command sudo dpkg -i openmotif_2.3.1-2_i386.deb the following error message comes up: (Reading ...
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Why do i have 32b Ubuntu after installing the 64b version? [duplicate]

to keep things simple i downloaded the 64b version of Ubuntu to try out on a spare computer but it turns out i have a 32b version? i even made sure to double check with the website and sure enough i ...
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How to change from a 32-bit installation to a 64-bit one? [duplicate]

OK, I feel stupid. Full disclosure, brand new to Ubuntu. I have a five year old XP laptop that I assumed was a 32 bit OS and thus, I installed the 32 bit version of Ububntu 13.0.4. I now see under ...
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I am running 32 bit widows 7, which version of ubuntu do I need to install, 32 or 64 bit?

I am currently running 32 bit widows 7 on a Acer Aspire D270 netbook (Atom CPU, 1GB RAM), which version of Ubuntu do I need to install, 12,04 32 or 64 bit version? Please help and be gentle with me, I ...
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1answer
446 views

How to install 32 bit Ubuntu on 64 bit machine [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS (64bit) in 64 bit machine. But I want to use a 32-bit operating system (either 12.04 or 8.04), I tried to do it using bootable pen drive but it failed, while I have alreay ...
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858 views

Switch from Ubuntu 13.04 64bit to 32bit

Actually after reading my problem, most of you will laugh at me. I myself am, for such a stupid mistake. What exactly happened was, I was downloading 32-bit version of Ubuntu 13.04 for my old PC. ...
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1answer
405 views

Can I install Ubuntu 32 bit in a 64 bit machine? [duplicate]

I have a Windows 8 64 bit machine (Asus N56VJ) and I was asked to install a 32 bit Linux OS at the university for a programming course. The main problem is that I'm not able to boot from CD (already ...
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1answer
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Install 32-bit version of Oracle JDK 7 on a 64-bit Ubuntu?

I am using http://askubuntu.com/a/61873/23678 to install the 64-bit version of Oracle JDK 7 under Ubuntu 64-bit. Is there a way to tweak this mechanism to install the 32-bit JDK instead? If not, how ...
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Upgrading ubuntu 12.04 from 32 to 64 bit

So I know this has been asked alot on this site, but I want to be a 100% sure if I am doing it correct (seeing as I don't want to break my notebook or what not). I read several questions and I think ...
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Should I download the 32-bit version or the 64-bit version of Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have a 13" Macbook Pro 2010. Should I download the 32-bit version or the 64-bit version of Ubuntu?
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Can't get 32 bit Ubuntu to boot on a macbook

I have tried 12.04 and 13.04 and neither one creates a bootable disk. I already have 64 bit Ubuntu but need 32 bit for a specific program that I need to run. I have tried Startup Disk Creator on ...
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165 views

Ubuntu freezes at installation-dialog and at live-boot

i´m quite new to ubuntu/linux, because i prefered using windows, yet. Now i have a older notebook that runs very slow with windows xp and consumples a lot of battery. So i choosed to use a more ...
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1answer
134 views

I want to change from 64 bit Ubuntu 12.10 to 32 bit [closed]

I had installed Ubuntu 12.10 amd64 Desktop on my laptop, but I realized my laptop's hardware is not meant for 64 bit Ubuntu. (I also have Windows 7 installed in another partion) Is there any way to ...
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1answer
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installation i386 Ubunto desktop 13.04

I am trying to install "ubuntu-13.04-desktop-i386.iso" on a Dell optiplex gx270. I used "Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.3.5" to get it on an external Seagate Freeagent USB harddrive. No problem. I ...
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1answer
896 views

Installed 64-bit ubuntu on 32-bit windows vista [duplicate]

I am not very knowledgeable about computing, so pardon me if I am asking a stupid question. I installed ubuntu on my 32-bit windows vista via http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/windows-installer ...
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147 views

How to update Ubuntu to i386 from terminal or a .ISO file?

All right. I re-install my Ubuntu 64bits, but now it's very slow. I'm downloading the 32bits .iso from Transmission and I want know if has any possibility to "update" from this iso file. If don't, can ...
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New computer installation problems

I've just bought a new desktop computer: Gigabyte 970A-DS3 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 AMD FX8350 RAM: 16 Gb I'd like to install 13.04 64-bit, but when I try to install, mouse doesn't work at all ...
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install matlab 2013a with error

I tried to install Matlab2013a in my laptop (Ubuntu system). I download a ISO file (very big) and followed their instruction: mount it and run "install". But it returns me an error: Cannot locate ...
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Trouble with Ubuntu installation in VirtualBox

I'm having some problems getting Ubuntu to install. I'm running Windows XP Home (32bit) on an older Dell Dimension 2350 with 1GB ram, trying to install either Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32Bit) or 13.04 (32Bit) ...
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what does it mean by if If you have a PC with the Windows 8 logo or UEFI firmware, choose the 64-bit download

I have dual booted my Acer aspire one d257 which has an Intel atom n570 1gb of ram net book with windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.04. Which operating system shall I upgrade my PC to the 32 bit or 64bit, my ...
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How do I install ORAC?

ORAC is a 3D chemical modelling software designed for UNIX OS and I have downloaded the tarball http://www.chim.unifi.it/orac/orac.5_3_3.tags.rel_5.3.3.r1963.tar.gz and extracted it but now I have no ...
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How do I install qBittorrent 3.0.9 from the tarball?

Source Tarball. I started with the instructions found in the "INSTALL" file found in the extracted tarball and after I typed ./configure after which I received the error: Configuring qbittorrent ... ...
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run-init /sbin/init exec format error after reinstalling Ubuntu 32-bit with Ubuntu 64-bit

Today I wanted to install Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit, because I need it for certain programs. However during installation, the installer offered me to reinstall my old system (32-bit), so did (I know, I must ...
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How do put two operating systems on one DVD-R? [duplicate]

How would I go about installing Ubuntu 32 and 64 bit 12.10 on the same disk? I would really like to do this if you could help. I'm on Ubuntu 12.10 64bit ATM if that helps. Edit: What I meant was ...
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670 views

WUBI doesn't work with 32 bit windows

Well as the title says I can't use Wubi with 32 bit windows, it produces an error. Is there any fix?
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2answers
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32-bit or 64-bit [duplicate]

I'm installing 12.04 on to my desktop. I just have a question on which version is better for my hardware. My specs are: Processor: Intel Core i5 2400 @ 3.10GHz Sandy Bridge 32nm Technology ...
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1answer
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How do I install ia32 libs, the multi-arch packages? [duplicate]

I cannot install ia32 libs no matter how hard I try. Here is the error I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not ...
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Is it possible to convert a 32-bit ubuntu installation to 64-bit? [duplicate]

As in title, is it possible to convert a 32 bit Ubuntu installation to 64 bit to read additional memory after performing a memory upgrade?
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Installing Ubuntu I get: please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU

I've downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 and 9.04 - Desktop, respectively and burned a them on separate DVD and CD. But when I run setup.exe or booting from drive E: I get a welcome display, choose language, ...
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How can I install 64 bit mongodb after installing 32 bit

I recently installed mongodb for a project for a data mining class I'm taking and while loading all the documents I needed I got an error specifying mongodb is out of memory and that I needed to ...
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Is Ubuntu 12.04.2 64-bit the same for AMD too? [duplicate]

I have a ASUS K55VM-SX086D 64-bit. I was downloading Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit, but was confused the 64-bit version also includes AMD too, and I have an Intel motherboard. So: Is Ubuntu 12.04.2 ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.10 installation hang on console screen : “Output LVDS-1 is running on CRTC 1 using output A”

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 (32 bits) on a (rather old) HP Pavilion zd7010CA laptop. I'm running the install so it replace everything on the laptop. Everything went fine, I passed the various ...
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1answer
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I chose to download the 32-bit version, but it downloads the 64-bit version instead. Why?

I had it installed and running last night, but I could tell it wasn't 32-bit cause when installing the Adobe Flash player, it said I had a 64-bit OS. I uninstalled it, then downloaded it again, then ...
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1answer
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Bios unable to find Ubuntu 64bit CD, with 32bit installed already

My friend and I are having a problem, where his PC won't find Ubuntu 64bit CD, after having installed 32 bit already by accident. He gets a BIOS message saying "Media test failed. Check cable" and ...
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Installed wrong OS need to install 32 bit

Like the title states I installed the 64 bit which was the wrong one to install. How do I go back and install the 32-bit version instead?