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

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Error in execution of multi2sim simulator

cust@cust:~$ cd ~/Desktop/multi2sim-5.0 cust@cust:~/Desktop/multi2sim-5.0$ g++ matx.cpp -o matx cust@cust:~/Desktop/multi2sim-5.0$ ./matx Enter the order of matrix (must be n*n) 1 * 1 ...
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Where can I find 32-bit version of Ubuntu?

I need to find the 32-bit version, and all I keep finding is the 64-bit. Can anyone provide me with a link?
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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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Ubuntu 16.04 32 bit. Problems with PyCharm Community

I've got a same problem as a guy here. But I have 32 bit system. I've tried to fix it as the top answer advices, but instead of working pycharm I catch much more problems, which are wroten at this ...
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Steam won't start on Ubuntu 16.04

After it was reinstalled, updates downloaded but it won’t start even from the terminal. This is the error message it gives: Running Steam on ubuntu 16.04 32-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled ...
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14.04 to 16.04 upgrade : Huge slowdown, why?

I have an older laptop with 2GB RAM. I have been running Kubuntu 32-bit installations for a number of years. I decided to move from 14.04 to 16.04. I had the option of 32-bit or 64-bit. I do have the ...
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How to fix slow Ubuntu 14.04

I have the Acer Aspire 5532. The stats are: •AMD Athalon™ 64 processor TF-20 (1.6 GHz) •ATI Radeon™ HD3200 Graphics •3 GB Memory •160 GB HDD I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 to Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Why Won't Rhythmbox Coverart Plug-in Work? (Lubuntu 32 bits )

I have a similar question to the one asked here : Why Won't Rhythmbox Coverart Plug-in Work? (Kubuntu) I am running a Lubuntu 16.04 32 bits OS on my old laptop that I want to use as a ...
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Only 1 GB of RAM. Should I go for 32-bit Lubuntu, or 64-bit?

I know this has been explained very well in general, but I want to ask for advice on this particular situation. I hope it's not considered a duplicate. My friend has this old netbook with only 1 GB ...
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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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Keyboard works in bios but not Lubuntu

Works in bios, but not 14.04.4 login screen. Any ideas why? No installing other OSs please (looks at my dad) and I have a spare keyboard to use. It is a small netbook.
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Ubuntu on 32bit UEFI(only) based tablet pc

I've created a bootable USB of Ubuntu 16.04 64bit with Rufus, setting the drive to be a GPT for UEFI. Then I booted my tablet pc and I ran the UEFI BIOS, from which I turned secure boot off. I then ...
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how to install 32bit support in Ubuntu 16.04 64bit? [duplicate]

sudo apt-add-architecture i386 The above command does not work in Ubuntu 16.04 64bit I need 32bit support, how can I do?
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15.10 - unable to run 32bit wine

I have been trying to install wine on my 64bit Ubuntu 15.10 today and ran into some problems. I installed simply by running sudo apt-get install wine Now the issue is that I can't run the wine ...
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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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Installing Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 x64, 32 bit Package Problems

When I try to install Steam on my Ubuntu 16.04 x64, I see these errors. The following packages have unmet dependencies: steam:i386 : Depends: libc6:i386 (>= 2.15) but it is not going to be ...
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VirtualBox Manager says “Ubuntu (64-bit)” while OS prompt says 32-bit

My VirtualBox Manager says my OS is 64-bit. The command prompt says otherwise, however, and "About This Computer" confirms it's 32-bit. I wanted to go 64-bit all the way and I have no idea how this ...
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Authentication Error in 16.04 while opening a drive

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 32 bit whenever I want to open my drives it says: Everytime I get this error. Please tell me how I can access my other drives.
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(Ubuntu 15.10 64bit) Missing :i386 dependencies libglib2 and libgtk2

when I try to install certain 32bit programs like in this case Wine, from the Software Center or from the WineHQ repository, or for example PCSX2 I get errors for missing dependencies. When I try to ...
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How should I go about installing Chrome on ubuntu 14.04 32bit?

I would like to install Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04 32bit, but it's no longer supported.
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Steam says I am missing 32-bit libraries

When I install Steam I get: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6. How do I run
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install IRAF on Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit. Now I want to install programme IRAF, which is running on 32 bit system. And I can not install ia32-libs. sudo apt-get install ia32-libs this is not working What ...
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install ubuntu and windows xp from lan

In my local LAN I have 25 systems which I'm looking to install all from LAN. In each system I would like to install Ubuntu and Windows XP. Maybe for some systems I'll install only Windows XP and each ...
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After Ubuntu 16.04 installation can't install almost anything

I fresh installed Ubuntu 16.04 to my laptop recently and since that I can't install lots of things. I know there is a bug in the Software Center but the problem is not limited to that. I can't install ...
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I installed Lubuntu 32 bit on 64 bit system. How should I go about upgrading to 64 bit?

I already downloaded the 64bit iso. I just don't know what's gonna happen, is it gonna make a third partition on my disk drive (currently have 2, one Windows one Lubuntu)? Do I have to delete the ...
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Is there a way to make 32-bit Mozilla Seamonkey work in a 64-bit XUbuntu 14.04?

My previous computer ran a 32-bit XUbuntu version 14.04 and 32-bit Mozilla Seamonkey as my default web browser. Now my new computer runs a 64-bit Xubuntu version 14.04, but there's no official 64-bit ...
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Internal microphone issue

Since flashing 32 bit Ubuntu 16.04 onto a rather aged Mac-Book, I've lost the use of the internal (analogue) microphones. I did a search which came up with two suggestions: Adding the lines alias ...
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Wake-on-LAN broken on 64 bit, works on 32 bit

How can I get WOL to work on 64 bit Ubuntu? It's a wierd situation. The hardware is a heavily modified ASUS G75VW 3D. Windows and 32 bit Ubuntu work fine for Wake on LAN. The motherboard has a minor ...
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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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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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Where can you download 32 bit edition of Google Chrome for Ubuntu OS?

Where can you download 32 bit edition of Google Chrome for Ubuntu OS?
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32-Bit UEFI Boot Support

I recently purchased a Dell Venue 8 Pro. I have read online about what it needs in order to boot into Ubuntu or any other Linux distro. From what I have gathered, what really needs to happen is ...
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32 bit vs. 64 bit Ubuntu on a Samsung Netbook NC-210

does anyone know if it is possible to run a 64-bit Ubuntu on a Samsung Netbook NC-210? And would there be advantages of using a 64 bit Ubuntu over the 32 bit version? In the MS Windows world this ...
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Is it possible to “upgrade” from a 32bit to a 64bit installation?

As per title, I wish to know if I can, after a successful 32bit setup and consequent software installations, update to a 64bit version. I know how to partition (actually one of the solutions is to ...
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ngrok installation in ubuntu 12.04

Having trouble to install ngrok in ubuntu, I went to https://ngrok.com/download and download it for ubuntu but it always give binary file which does not allow us to run in ubuntu, Can anyone suggest ...
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Add additional 32bit repositories

Can somebody let me know how I can add additional 32bit binaries in my ubuntu machine. or please let me know how I can create new repository.
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Multiple points of failure running World of Warcraft with Wine 1.8?

I am trying to get World of Warcraft 6.2.4 to run on Ubuntu 16.04. I've solved a couple of problems already by updating Wine to 1.8. I have tried using Wine in XP and Windows 7 "compatibility" mode. ...
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Where can I download the chrome i386 deb file? [duplicate]

Where can I download the Chrome i386 deb file? Google does not allow installing Chrome 32 bit from its web anymore. I am running xubuntu 15.10
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Making my 32-bit program code compile on 64-bit Ubuntu (looking for safe path)

I have for the first time installed a 64-bit Ubuntu on my laptop. Now I am looking for a way to compile my old biology C++ project on this OS. I have a .sh file that installs all necessary packages ...
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How to install Qt 5.x 32 bit on 64 bit ubuntu/debian?

How to install Qt 32 bit and correctly build an application on 64 bit ubuntu/debian? Are there i686 or 32 bit packages like in SUSE? Which repositories?
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Install 32 bit OpenJFX in 64Bit Ubuntu

I'm still not sure of this will fix my printing problem, but I'm trying to revert my Java into a 32 bit version, after finding out my 64 bit Java doesn't communicate with CUPS. (Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit) ...
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Does Ubuntu support old Windows games?

I wanted a alternative for the Windows XP, its crashing a lot in Vmware Workstation
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Differing kernel versions for 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the same OS?

I have a laptop with side by side installation of 32-bit and 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04. I have just noticed that I have different kernel versions on these OS (see logs below): The 32 bit has kernel: ...
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Change from Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 32 bit to Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 64 bit on Intel Core i5-2410M

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 32 bit on a Toshiba Satellite P755-S5265 laptop and it works fine. The processor is an Intel Core i5-2410M (64 bit). I am preparing to install AutoQ3D and ...
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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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Need Chromium/Adobe Flash player on 32 bit syatem

I'm new to ubuntu(ubuntu 14.04) and have an ancient 32-bit system.I need the flash player to run(latest version).SO,for that,How do i install chromium?.i already tried using the command terminal(sudo ...
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error: package architecture (amd64) does not match system (i386)

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 and by the way my wireless is not working. So, I'm trying to fix this problem manually. I have installed the 64 bit Ubuntu already. The problem is I cannot install ...
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Lubuntu 15.10 32-bit, Can I install Windows 10 or Ubuntu 64-bit without installation media?

Long story short, I lost the hard drive that contained my windows 10 64-bit installation, and at the same time I lost my windows installer USB. I had been working on an older computer for a friend, so ...
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Can I download ubuntu 64bit on my windows 7 32bit?

As the topic says I'm pretty sure that I want to replace my windows 7 with ubuntu but I need to know if I can upgrade my OS to 64bit from 32bit windows 7. Thanks
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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 ...