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

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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: 3.19....
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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 ...
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Fixing “The following packages have been kept back” - without install?

I've ended up with the Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "overlay-scrollbar" due to needing 32-bit overlay-scrollbar-gtk2 on a 64-bit amd64 Ubuntu - which is better described in How do I ...
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Printer driver cant install: /usr/bin/lpq: Error - unknown destination “/tmp”

I am trying to setup Xerox 7120 office printer on Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit machine but am unable to install drivers. After downloading linux drivers, extracting and executing (sudo ./setup) I get the ...
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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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Firefox not detecting Flash 11

I installed the Flash 11 plugin using the software center (and have also removed the reinstalled it via command-line in the terminal), yet Firefox still claims the latest version of the plugin I have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit & Webex. Standalone 32bit Firefox & JRE, but still Audio is Unaccessible

I've tried to get this to work in many different ways. The audio DID work for me a month ago, but after an LDAP installation and user change I had to start over again. My goal is to have it as a ...
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Installing Snappy core on alix 3d3

So, i want to put my Alix 3d3 board to work and i wonder if i can install Snappy on it. It's a Amd Geode based embedded board which is x86. The install info for snappy lists images that are only for ...
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Where can I download chrome-stable-current?

I installed Chrome Version 42.0.2311.90 from an old .deb package, but now I get ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR when trying to load any Google site (*.google.com, where * can be mail, plus, contacts, etc.). ...
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steam fails to start because of missing 32bit libraries

on a fresh install of steam on kubuntu 14.04 getting this Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is disabled by the user Error: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam ...
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Need help installing ubuntu on my Lenovo 100s cheap netbook

Hey so I have a Lenovo 100s which runs a 32 bit operating system and is limited in a lot of features such as editing the boot order in the bios. I am trying to install Ubuntu on this rather than ...
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My Ubuntu dies over night

It's on 24/7 and sometimes overnight, say once a week, it does this. The mouse will move, caps lock led toggles, screen still displayed but no click does anything. Pretty soon, clicking and tapping ...
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32bit firefox on 64bit ubuntu freezes

Currently I was trying to install juniper vpn on Ubuntu 15.10 64bit. Our site's juniper client requires 32bit. I installed 32bit firefox + 32bit oracle-jre8 on linuxmint previously. It was working. ...
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Ubuntu 32bit or 64bit on a laptop with 4gb ram? [closed]

My laptop has 4Gb of ram and the processor can suport 64bit. What should I install, 32bit or 64bit? And why? As far as I know the 32bit version will use less ram but at max 4gb of ram.
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How to install build-essential:i386 to compile a 32-bit executable on a 64-bit system?

apt-get install build-essential:i386 doesn't work at all: The following packages have unmet dependencies: build-essential:i386 : Depends: gcc:i386 (>= 4:4.4.3) but it is not going to be installed ...
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How to enable dpkg on 64-bit to install 32-bit packages? [duplicate]

I want to install software designed for 32-bit computers, however I am currently running a 64-bit one and am not sure if dpkg supports 32-bit packages, so how can I check if it does? And make it ...
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Installing 32 bit libraries on 64 system, libz.so.1 missing

I have tried several alternatives from answers to similar questions (1, 2 and 3) (see also below) to get the libraries I need. It still doesn't work and I get this error message when trying to run my ...
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How to install lib32-gnutls in Ubuntu 14.04 32bit

I have a login problem with a game (league of legends - the login server did not respond).I found somewhere that I need to install lib32-gnutls to fix this problem, but I don't know how to do this. I ...
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Installing 32 bit App Inventor 2 on 64 bit Lubuntu 15.10

I have installed App Inventor 2 using a Debian package and these instructions. The software is 32 bit and my computer is 64. Apparently also needed Oracle JRE for App Inventor and finally got it to ...
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LPCXpresso 8 on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

I'm trying to install LPCXpresso IDE 8 on ubuntu 14.04 64 bit but I receive an error: No protocol specified invalid command name "bind" while executing "::unknown bind Text <Tab>" ("...
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How to downgrade from 64-bit to 32-bit

I have a 2gb chromebook with 64-bit ubuntu 12.04 and it runs extremly slow and often crashes so how to I downgrade it to 32-bit or is their another solution?
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How to install VMWare Player on 32-bit 13.10 without 64-bit virtualisation

I'm having a nightmare of a time trying to install VMWare Player on my 32-bit 13.10. Apparently my CPU doesn't have 64-bit virtualisation support (I enabled CPU virtualisation in the bios but no joy). ...
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./run.sh: line 1: java: command not found

I'm trying to install worksnaps client so I can start working on a project. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32bit system. Installation and Configuration for worksnaps are simple : Download the ...
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How to install Ubuntu Core to x86 (actually ARMv7) architecture board (BPi-M1)?

I have Banana Pi (BPi-M1) with Allwinner A20 SoC, this one (ARM Cortex-A7 dual-core, 1GHz, Mali400MP2 GPU) But in this manual, here, about starting on x86 architecture there are note: We only ...
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Using x32 Program on x64 Architecture Ubuntu 15.10

So I'm trying to get my Realtek RTL8812AU USB Wireless to work. I came across this package for it: https://github.com/gnab/rtl8812au I'm about to install it, but it says it's built for x86 and I am ...
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When using atom editor screen turns off on UBUNTU 12.04 LTS?

Tried installing the editor from Ubuntu software center same things happens(screen turns off), especially when i open settings view. OR If i don't use the opened editor for sometime and try to type ...
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Could I put both the AMD64 and i386 Ubuntu images on one usb drive?

Basically, the PC I use at home is 64-bit and the computers at my school are 32-bit. I'm kind of doubting it, but I'm wondering if I can make a persistent liveUSB of Ubuntu with the startup disk maker ...
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32 bit program won't install but dependencies are satisfied

Trying to install a 32 bit .deb on Kubuntu 15.10 but it says dependency problems. Despite this, all the programs listed are installed, in both 64 bit and i386. Any ideas? pkg: dependency problems ...
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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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why is my ubuntu 14.04 32 bit fresh install painfully slow on my fitpc2

I have 14.04 64 on another machine running well on another machine. I installed 14.04 32 bit on this Fitpc2 mini pc with an intel 40 gig ssd drive because it has 1 gig of ram. I erased the SSD drive ...
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32bit UEFI better support than a year ago?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu or any other Linux on my Bay Trail based tablet and following 32-Bit UEFI Boot Support advice. Internal display is supported only if I add nomodeset to installation boot ...
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I installed a 64-bit OS in a 32-bit processor

As the title suggest, I accidentally installed 64-bit Ubuntu 13.04 in a 32-bit processor, and it is working fine for now (actually I feel my PC became more responsive). Will there be any problem in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 32bit OS with 4g physical ram and pae still shows 3.2g ram

I upgraded 2gb memory to 4gb on Lifebook 6025. I followed instructions for pae to recognize the 4gb by doing sudo apt-get install linux-headers-server linux-image-server linux-server edit grub by ...
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Is it safe to install old libraries? Wine issue

I'm trying to run Medal of Honor Allied Assault on my xubuntu 14.04 box. Yet, I get the following error: error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such ...
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Best architecture for me

I've been using Linux for a couple of years now. My first Linux OS was Ubuntu, and since then I used Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Arch Linux, openSUSE and Debian. My computer specs are the following (really bad ...
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Ubuntu Server Guests on esXi - x32 or x64?

So I currently have about ~10/15 Ubuntu Server linux guests on my esXi host machine. I read that XenServer reccomends x32 if you are going to give the guest less that 4gb ram. Specifically it ...