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

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Ubuntu 14.04 HP Pavilion DV6 2114sa Crashes constantly

First time here so apologise if I have made any formatting mistake or something. I have got a HP pavilion DV6 2114sa and I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit on it. It has taken me quite awhile to ...
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How to check if my Wine prefix is 32 bit or 64 bit?

I saw tons of threads explaining how to create a 32 bit prefix, but I want to check if the prefix I'm using is 32 bit or 64 bit. The reason I'm asking is that I'm using PlayOnLinux, and I've created a ...
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Trying to install Steam ERROR: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: not

I've already installed Steam, but when I click on the program I get this message ERROR- You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: not I don't know what to install or ...
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How do I upgrade from x86 to x64 without losing settings?

Is there an easy way to upgrade the system to x64 from x86 without losing settings and having to repartition etc?
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How do I convert a x86 RPM to a x86 DEB within a x64 system?

In my case the software I am trying to convert is the Lacie lightscribe labeler. 1.- I renamed the RPM mv LaCie\ LightScribe\ Labeler\ 1.0\ Linux.rpm lacie-lightscribe-labeler-1.0.rpm 2.- Convert ...
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Running Live with 4GB RAM. 32-bit or 64-bit?

I have a laptop with 4GB RAM and it is fully 64-bit capable. However I prefer to run Ubuntu from Live CD or USB. This takes 2GB of the RAM as the main drive. Does that leave me with 2GB of RAM? ...
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How to install PowerSaves 3DS

I'm a new user of Ubuntu 14.04. I've installed PowerSaves 3DS, but when I launch it nothing appears. Here's the log when I launch it from terminal: root@xXxFruityxXx:/home/fruity# wine ...
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Setting up Proxy vs VPN

I doubt that my ISP is eavesdropping while I am using Internet. So I want to get anonymous from them. Please provide me some information which is best to be anonymous, VPN or Proxy. Also I want them ...
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How to find why 64 bit application can run on 14.04 but not 12.04?

I have a 64 bits application (lmutil from Xilix Vivado tool). Which can run on 14.04, there's not problem. But when I run it on 12.04, I got the error: bash: ./lmutil: No such file or directory Is ...
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How to install compiz-plugin-extras and make it work correctly?

I'm still having problems with Compiz... I did everything that you imagine... but "animation add-on" still does not appear in Compiz... I have already done the command apt-get install ...
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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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“drm:[drm_crtc_helper_set_config] *ERROR* failed to set mode on [CRTC6]” during install

I have a desktop PC which I built a while back. It has an Athlon XP 2500+, 2.5GB RAM, and an Nvidia (PNY Verto) Geforce 6200. I removed the CD drive to add another hard drive so I install from a USB ...
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Unable to compile 32 bit Qt 4.8.6 libraries on 64 bit machine

I am trying to build 32 bit Qt 4.8.6 libraries on Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed additional libraries sudo apt-get install libx32gcc-4.8-dev sudo apt-get install libc6-dev-i386 sudo apt-get install ...
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Unable to install Steam 64bit - Wrong architecture (Lubuntu 12.04)

I'm on a new install of Lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer Aspire 5534 (specifications here, tl;dr: AMD dual-core 64bit) trying to install steam_latest.deb from the Steam website. When I open gdebi to install, ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.10 (64-bit) on a Windows 8 bay trail atom tablet

For those of you wondering, this is not actually a question, it's a guide. "How can I install 64-bit Ubuntu on my 32-bit UEFI Bay Trail atom tablet?"
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draftsight, ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Os type 32bit) on an AMD 64 X2. I would like to install Draftsight but it appears to be quite impossible: first it says that have the wrong architecture software version (i ...
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Installing Chrome OS Desktop Environment on my 32bit computer

This question says that it's possible to install Chrome OS as a desktop environment to Ubuntu but it's only available for 64bit PCs. Would it work on my 32bit PC? I just want to try it. It doesn't ...
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How do I create a 32-bit WINE prefix?

How do I create a 32-bit Wine prefix on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit?
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Can't install Guitar Pro 6 on 64-bit Ubuntu on laptop, but I could on desktop

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit on both my laptop and my desktop. I managed to install Guitar Pro 6 on my desktop by using 32-bit dependencies, following the instructions here to install: I ...
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I don't have a graphics card in my machine. Can I still use Ubuntu?

I want to install Ubuntu 15.04 on my pc. My PC specs- 500 GB HDD Intel i3 2.93Gz processor No graphic card is present. Can I use Ubuntu with this Hardware configuration?
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How to build a 32-bit deb file on a 64-bit machine?

I have followed this answer to get the build dependencies for what I am building, and then actually compile the source and build it into a deb file, however I am needing to create a deb file for ...
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ERROR: 32-bit Linux Android emulator binaries are DEPRECATED when attemping to run the Android emulator

I have set the android development environment in Ubuntu 10.10, 32 bit. After creating the AVD when I launched the emulator I have received the following error. ERROR: 32-bit Linux Android ...
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Can't install wine (or ia32-libs) in Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit

As already pointed out here, people seems to have issues with installing wine in the latest version of Ubuntu. I'm suspecting this only happens with 64 bit users. For example, when trying to install ...
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Trying to install ubuntu on VMware Player

I'm trying to create virtual machine with Ubuntu. I have VMware Player in version 3.1.6 build-744570. When I'm trying to install 64 bit version, I'm getting error: when I tried install 32bit version ...
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libpcap 32 bit on 64 bit Ubuntu

I'm trying to install Gulp. As the author says it needs 32-bit libpcap-dev libs for building the application, but when I try to download 32bit version it says NO INSTALL CANDIDATE AVAILABLE ...
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Ubuntu on 32-bit UEFI - optimal solution

I have a computer (Asus T200TA) with 2G RAM and 32-bit UEFI [Yep, what a wonderful idea to put 32-bit UEFI!]. I have two options: Install a 64-bit system, boot manually and install grub-efi-ia32. ...
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Error while installing Kompozer

I am trying to install kompozer by following http://askubuntu.com/a/423070/283650. But in last step it shows following error: dpkg: error processing package kompozer (--install): dependency ...
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Unable to install QT5 .run file on ubuntu

I know that to install .run files, I need to do chmod +x qt.run ./qt.run But it seems the ubuntu is not trying or able to run the executable. I even tried appending the sudo but it doesn't work. ...
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How to install package from 12.04 on 14.04?

I am on 14.04 (64-bits) and I want to install some <package>:i386 packages from 12.04. The reason I want to do this is because some of my 32-bit applications work well on 12.04 but not on ...
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Installing Spotify via 32 bit lubuntu, processor supports 64 bit. Is it possible to get it to work?

I'm running a laptop that has the ability to run 64 bit (It's dual-booting 32 bit Lubuntu and 64 bit Vista, reason being is it has a mere 2 GB ram) and I'm attempting to install Spotify. My machine is ...
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How I can create a 32-bit version of Atom?

The new Atom 1.0 text editor is now available. But only to 64-bit processors. How I can create a 32-bit version?
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Installing Atom text editor on 32-bit Ubuntu

The Atom text editor, newly introduced by the GitHub team, looks like "a hackable text editor for the 21st Century", and I must say, the screenshots have lured me. Official binaries are only available ...
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Can i make 64 - bit Firefox use 32 - bit Java and how?

I am a newbie when it comes to Ubuntu, so please endure my ignorance... I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 for safety reasons and to have a desktop with no distractions for study. The Study I am attending ...
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For a 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 install, How to install Broadcom wireless 32 bit drivers offline

I have found the steps for doing this with the 64 bit installation of Ubuntu, and I assume that the steps are the same for the most part with the exception of the actual files used. I need some ...
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Samba recycle bin on ubuntu 14.04 doesnt put the file in only folders

When I delete something in Samba on a Windows system the file goes to recycle bin by default. That works on the share on anywhere in that / filesystem but when I try the same thing on another drive ...
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Why am I getting 'file not found' when trying to run CEWE Fotobuch / Kruidvat fotoservice on my 64 bit system?

When I install the CEWE Fotobuch (rebranded as "Kruidvat fotoservice" in the Netherlands) software on my 64 bit system, the application does not start. Instead, I'm getting a 'file not found' error. ...
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Replacing Windows 7 64 bit with Ubuntu 32 bit

I have an old laptop with 1.5gb RAM and am running Windows 7 64-bit. It is slow. Can I replace this with Ubunut 32-bit or are there problems ie do I need to install Ubuntu 64-bit?Thanks
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Steam won't run ubuntu 14.04 libc.so.6

Steam worked perfectly until a few weeks ago. After an upgrade whenever I want to run steam I get this error: Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Error: You ...
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Cannot run mongodb v3.0.3 on ubuntu 14.04 32 bit

(I know there are a lot of questions about this on stackoverflow and this site but no one fits my problem.). I am a new recruit of mongodb. I am trying to install the v3.0.3 on my ubuntu 32 bit ...
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Can't install Ubuntu without PAE

I have a laptop with a Pentium M, I need to know how to enable PAE. I have already tried forcepae it messed up somethings like the cursor.
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Install 32 bit from USB, not a COM32R, then no PAE, 64 bit doesn't work either

I hope someone can help me install a linux system of some sort please, have gotten a bit stuck. I have an old laptop (DEll Latitude D500, currently running Windows XP professional version 20012, ...
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Installing Ubuntu on an Asus Vivotab Smart Windows 8 32-bit processor tablet

Good day, I just got an Asus Vivotab Smart with Windows 8 but the processor is actually a 32-bit type. I am kinda confused with the Ubuntu version to install (32-bit or 64-bit). I have read all the ...
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build wine 32bit from source on ubuntu 12.04 64bit

I'm trying to build wine from source. apt-get build-dep wine installed some dependency packages. When running the configure script, following error occurs: checking for X... no configure: error: X ...
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Installing 32-bit libbz2.so.1 in 64-bit Ubuntu

I'm trying to install LabView on my computer (Ubuntu 15.04, 64-bit), but I need the 32-bit libbz2.so.1 library, based on these instructions on the NI website and googling elsewhere. However, the link ...
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Install 64-bit kernel in 32-bit Ubuntu

I want to use an application that is only available in 64-bit, but my Ubuntu installation is 32-bit. The application is proprietary, so I can't even recompile it for 32-bit. I've read that I should ...
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Java environment variable in Wine (32 bit prefix)

I need to run a Windows executable that requires Java 32 bit. Since Java 8 is still unstable in Wine, I installed a 32-bit Java (7u76) in a 32-bit WINEPREFIX. Now, when I run the Windows executable, ...
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how to get steam to install on exagear desktop chromebook

I'm having hard times with this one does anyone know how to fix this i gives me this error libc.so.6 and the 3 missing packages (libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, libc6:i386) some help
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Am I running 32-bit or 64-bit?

I know this question has been asked a number of times, but my system seems to contradict itself… Following the answer to this question, I have run the following: $ uname -a Linux manaha ...
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Export chrooted logs from a pbuilder-dist build

I'm using pbuilder-dist to test a build against a specific Ubuntu release and architecture. When I build SiLK 3.10.2 for i386 on 14.04 (trusty), one of the make tests fail: make[5]: Entering ...
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Problem installing lisbdl2 amd64 and i386 together

I'm using 64-bit Ubuntu 15.04. If I compile simple apps to 32-bit, with -m32, it works, I've installed the multiarch stuff. I've installed libsdl2-dev and libsdl2-image-dev. Now I want to compile it ...