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

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Is it possible to change the os type 32 bit to 64 bit? [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the os type 32 to 64 current os version is ubuntu 14.04 32 bit please help me
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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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How do I fix this Wi-Fi problem [closed]

I already have downloaded Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" on an ASUS εee PC and I am not able to connect in a Wi-Fi network. Just like the Wi-Fi adapter is not working . I had Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS and ...
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Installing 32-bit Wine 1.7.19 on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm having a bad time trying to install 32-bit version of Wine 1.7.19 on a 64-bit version of Ubuntu 14.04. I've got through all the questions related to that on AskUbuntu but I haven't found a working ...
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using 32 bit ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS but want 64 bit [duplicate]

So my computer architecture can support a 64-bit OS, but I guess I installed the 32 bit version of Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. I know you can upgrade from one version to another (i.e. 14.04 to 16.04), but ...
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How to place desktop icon titles in the center?

After a recent update (2 days ago) the names of icons on the Desktop are not aligned correctly. I am using Arc theme with Paper icon set but this problem persists even with default theme and icon set. ...
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iso image for i386 32 bit will not boot (16.04)

Multiple laptops with i7 intel cpu will not boot from DVD, it is not even listed as an option to boot from (both systems have previously booted from dvd)
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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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Wine Error Window Popping Up Without Further Issues

I can run Wine apps without issues. But each time starting them up I keep getting two of the same Wine error windows ("The program (unidentified) has encountered ... and needs to close. We are sorry ...
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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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Installing Ubuntu 14.10 (64-bit) on a Windows 8 bay trail atom tablet

"How can I install 64-bit Ubuntu on my 32-bit UEFI Bay Trail atom tablet?" To those of you who marked this question as off-topic, because it is related to a no longer supported version of Ubuntu... ...
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Video surveillance camera onvif

I have an IP camera with ONVIF 2.4 protocol(http://www.pni.ro/sisteme-securitate/supraveghere-video/camere-cu-ip/camera-supraveghere-video-pni-ip10mp-720p-cu-ip-de-exterior.html , the page is in ...
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Computer architecture - can I run a 64-bit OS?

I found this output from lscpu : Architecture: i686 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit Byte Order: Little Endian CPU(s): 2 On-line CPU(s) list: 0,1 Thread(s) per core: ...
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Lubuntu 32-bit, How to get Panoramio images to work in Google Earth

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 on a 32-bit ThinkPad T60. As a matter of course, Panoramio images won't show up in Google Earth; all solutions (one, really) around the Web concern 64-bit Linux. Is there a ...
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How can I install 64-bit Ubuntu 15.10 on my UEFI-IA32 Bay Trail tablet?

"I have a Windows 8-10 tablet with a 64-bit Bay Trail atom processor, and a 32-bit UEFI BIOS. How can I install 64-bit Ubuntu 15.10 on my tablet?" This tutorial is not a duplicate of this question ...
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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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“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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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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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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How to install 32 Bit Wine on 64 Bit Ubuntu?

Currently I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 64 Bit on my laptop and I want to install some Windows programs with Wine (Dreamweaver CS5/Starcraft II etc) but these programs require the 32Bit version of Wine to ...
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How to install google chrome browser on a i386 (32 bit) ubuntu 14.04?

I tried installing using these commands For 32-bit systems user can use this code: wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb but i got an error Resolving dl....
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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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Alsa chroot java program doesn't find microphone

I made a chroot environment from an architecture i386. Now I installed ALSA on it (alsa-base, alsa-utils, asound2). I mounted the proc,sys and dev directory too. Then I tested my microphone with the ...
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What is the difference between /usr/lib, /usr/lib32 and /usr/lib64 [duplicate]

Most of the answers I have seen say that /usr/lib32 is for 32 bit libraries and /usr/lib64 is for 64 bit libraries. Then what is /usr/lib for? Also I have read that 64 bit libraries are located /usr/...
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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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WebCam image is Fuzzy

I use a Samsung R519 Laptop with an integrated webcam (Webcam SCB-0320N). The image from the WebCam is fuzzy. How can I control the Webcam settings? . Version of Ubuntu Installed Version 16.04 LTS (...
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Monodevelop 5.1 doesn't start in ubuntu 14.04 32 bit

I recently downgraded from ubuntu 16.04 to ubuntu 14.04. For some reasons, I don't want to upgrade to 16.04. I did a clean install of 14.04, erased the root partition.. but now after I followed the ...
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how can I get Ubuntu 32-bit? It seems you can no longer get it off the Ubuntu website

I am trying to get Ubuntu 32 bit because the computer i am putting it on has 2 GB of RAM. I can no longer find the 32 bit download on Ubuntu's website. Can someone help me? Link or instruction how to ...
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How to make a 32 and 64 bit Ubuntu MATE iso?

I have been trying to create an iso containing both 32 bit and 64 bit versions of Ubuntu MATE. When I boot up o a VM, it shows the grub screen, but if i select anything, the VM hangs, if its 32 bit, ...
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How do I install 32 bit anaconda on my 64 bit machine?

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and use Python 2.7.11 |Anaconda 4.0.0 (64-bit) but in order to properly run pygame (which is only available in 32 bit) I need to have 32 bit Anaconda. I tried it with ...
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Issues while trying to run32bit application on 64bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server

I have a VM running 64bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server on which I'm trying to run an application which is 32 bit root@ubuntu-vm:~# file fastagrep fastagrep: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version ...
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Can I install Visual Studio Code on Ubuntu 32 bit?

Is it possible to install VS Code on 32 bit ubuntu machine? if yes please provide the steps.
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How do I get the latest Java JRE version? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and I need the latest version of Java JRE to run certain games but I have the old version and I do not know how I can update it. I tried downloading it from https://java.com/...
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32-bit or 64-bit for Dell Optiplex 780 [duplicate]

My Dell Optiplex 780 is blanccoed, how do I know whether I need a 32 or 64 bit ubuntu?
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Using flash player on a 32-bit machine

This is kind of two problems bundled together. I'll focus on only one and I'll try to be as specific as possible: I don't have flash player installed on Firefox, I started looking and it turns out ...
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Error loading shared library

I'm trying to run an old 32bit app on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I've installed basic 32bit support via sudo apt-get install libc6-i386, but I now get a confusing message about shared libraries. It seems to be ...
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How do I build a 32-bit Debian binary on 64-bit Ubuntu?

I would like to build a 32-bit binary for the Atom text editor on 64-bit Ubuntu by building Atom (with script/build) and then running script/grunt mkdeb). script/grunt mkdeb calls on this script to ...
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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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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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Error in execution of multi2sim simulator [closed]

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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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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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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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 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 ...