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

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ubuntu 32 bit vs 64 bit when using lots of windows applications

I have acer laptop with processor capable of running 64 bit programs. I also love windows applications and would be using wine to install lots of them. So in your opinion should I use 32 bit OS to ...
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Stuck on “Configuring bcmwl-kernel-source (i386)” while installing Ubuntu 14.04

So, as the title says, installation get stuck while Configuring that package. Now, I am aware that this question has already been asked, but the solution requires internet connection and I don't have ...
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Which version (32 Bit/64 bit) Version of Ubuntu 14.x will better for my Desktop (1.3 GB RAM, Pentium 4 Processor)? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu on my desktop having configuration: Intel Pentium 4 (Single Core) Processor with Hyper-Threading enabled 1.3 GB RAM: Slot I: 1GB & Slot II: 256 MB Intel Extreme Graphics ...
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How to install 64-bit .deb file on a 32-bit machine?

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I recently downloaded Viber. The Viber .deb file has 64-bit architecture. I want to install it on my computer, but my computer only supports 32-bit. The output of running lscpu ...
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Pentium 4 CPU with 4 GB installed, showes 3 GB

Please don't mark as duplicate unless you are SURE!! I've checked dozens of posts and found no solution. I have a Pentium 4 32-bit CPU with 4 GB installed. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit and made ...
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32 bit or 64bit ubuntu based distro for my machine [duplicate]

I am relative new user and i like ubuntu based distros (since i can google everythng up and make it work without overheating my brain) and i was wandering what ubuntu based distro would you recommend ...
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Citrix Receiver on Lubuntu 14.04 32-bit

I see that Citrix Receiver is currently available for Ubuntu 13.10, and there are threads about installing it on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Is there any way to install it on Lubuntu 14.04 32-bit?
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Which ubuntu to install on 32 bit machine having 4 gb ram [duplicate]

I have a 32 bit machine and had planned to install ubuntu 14.04 on it. I am confused because on the ubuntu download page it says 32 bit (for machines less than 2 gb ram) , since I have 4 gb of ram on ...
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Old zt computer tower isn't booting from xubuntu minimal cd

When I'm trying to boot my PC from the Xubuntu minimal CD, it fails. It just goes straight to the other operating system, windows vista. I don't have admin access is that occurring the problem? My ...
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failure linking 32bit app using libexpat on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I'm trying to build the i386 version of the fontconfig packages, and the configure script fails to find the expat library, which is installed for both architectures. The failing test app build ...
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32/64-bit shared persistence LiveUSB possible?

Along the lines of this earlier question, I'm wondering if it's possible to create a LiveUSB that has both 32-bit & 64-bit Ubuntu installed, sharing the same (oversized) persistence partition. In ...
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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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Can't install Ubuntu 12.04 32bits on a modern PC - So slow!

I'm working on a project that only works on Ubuntu 12.04 32 bits. I've been given a modern computer to work with but the installation of Ubuntu is driving me nuts. The machine specs are: MoBo: ...
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How to check if my software is 32 or 64 bit

I want to check if my software is x64 or x32 bit (not os) this software is a executable file and when I check about no information is given if it is 64 or 32 so does anyone knows how to check if my ...
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How do I get 32/64 bit Open GL libraries?

I'm a complete n00b so bear with me. I'm trying to install League of Legends and I have PoL 4.2.4, Wine 1.7.25 and NVIDIA's proprietary driver 340.32. I'm running 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04. I've tried so ...
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Has anybody been able to install Acestream on Ubuntu 14.04 32bit?

I'm trying to follow the instructions on wiziwig.eu but I can't find the dependency packages python2.7-apsw and so forth...
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display issue when opening Firefox - 32-bit vs 64 bit

I have a Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5300 that I originally installed the 64-bit version of 13.10 on. Ocasionally, when I opened Firefox the screen would get blurry with colored lines quickly moving ...
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Installed 32 bit

so I am kind of new to the UBuntu thing and I installed 32 bit instead of 64 bit ( my pc has 8gb of ram , but did not realize that at the time) . My question is should I re-install the 64-bit or live ...
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Installing Nemo file manager on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

How to install Nemo file manager on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 Bit Please anyone help me. Which repositories should I use for installing Nemo On Ubuntu.
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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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Can we have both 32 bit & 64 bit architecture on a single machine

Most softwares support 32 bit architecture. Some high end software need 64 bit architecture. Can we have both architecture on a single distro ?
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Developing 32 bit application and using it in 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to develop 32 bit c++ applications on an Ubuntu 14.04, 64 bit machine and use it on both 32 bit and 64 bit machines. One of the main difficulties I face is that I use some library which ...
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Unable to execute binary file. Exec format error

I recently heard about Breach, a Node.js based browser. I was following the instructions on http://codeforgeek.com/2014/08/download-install-breach-browser-ubuntu-14-04/ to install it but got the ...
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“CPU is not supported” when I attempt to run .sh files on a 32bit version of Ubuntu

I have an Ubuntu 32bit virtual machine. I am trying to install intel composer on to this machine (having downloaded it for non commercial use from the intel website). However when I try and run any of ...
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is it possible to run a VM on 64 bit host imported from a 32 bits host?

Goal: Export and import an Ubuntu VM Original System: -Host machine (Windows 7 32 bits) -Virtualization sysem (VirtualBox) New System: -Host machine (Ubuntu 14.04, 64 bits) -Virtualization sysem ...
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64 v amd64 distribution [duplicate]

This must have been asked many times, but for some reason it's not clear from about ten mins looking into it why is there a separate 64bit and amd64? does this mean 32 bit code won't run on the ...
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Problems installing 32bit program on 64bit system Kubuntu 14.04

I have problems installing GuitarPro 32bit on a 64bit system! I knew that the ia32-libs package will install most 32bit programs, so when I run : sudo apt-get install ia32-libs The response is: ...
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32bit or 64bit version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu for about a year now, and have recently got a 2nd hand laptop, the specs are as follows Dual Core 1.46gb Intel Pentium Dual CPU T2310 (64bit), 1.99 GB Ram, and a 160gb hdd ...
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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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I can I install a 32 bit version of libsdl1.2debian on a 64 bit machine?

I'm trying to install a 32 bit version of libsdl1.2debian as a program I'm trying to run, Powder Toy, returns this when launched: /home/kyle/golly/powder-89.2-lin32/powder: error while loading shared ...
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How to install 32-bit version of libstdc++.so.6 on a 64 bit machine

I need to install the 32-bit version of libstdc++.so.6 on a 64 bit Ubuntu 8.04.2 server. when i tried apt-get install ia32-libs, it says root@devserver:~/downloads# apt-get install ia32-libs ...
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Chroot into a 32-bit version of Ubuntu from a 64-bit host

Xilinx webPack 10.1 requires 32-bit Linux. Only this old version is compatible with their boards. How to make 32-bit applications work on a 64-bit operating system lists: Installation of 32-bit ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit - Provides in a package not working

I have recently switched over to 14.04 64bit from 12.04 32bit. I use packages that are built by my company and I have added architecture dependency in the sources.list file like: deb [arch=i386] ...
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Problem in Ubuntu Installation

Recently I decided to start using Ubuntu. I have a Lenovo S10-3t laptop. It has no CD drive, so I tried to install Ubuntu via Universal USB installer. The problem I am facing is, that I do the process ...
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32-bit PAE - Only 2 GB of ram recognized, 4 GB installed

Ok, there are a lot of this question and still I don't have an answer, so maybe I give it a shot asking the question. I recently bought a 2 Gb RAM and put it into another DIMM slot. So now I have 4 ...
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How can I get 32-bit program to run on 64-bit Ubuntu?

Sorry to be asking this, but I have read quite a few posts and articles a lot of places wrt the issue I am having, to no avail. I am trying to get a Second Life Viewer (Firestorm) to run, and just ...
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Ubuntu Server on 5 year old PC

I was recently downloading Ubuntu server to put on an old machine to serve media around my house. I was wondering why they recommend the 64-bit version of there server? Does this affect anything if ...
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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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Steps to install 32 bit wine on 64 bit 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

Any help on this matter would be appreciated. I have 64 bit 12.04 LTS installed, I am looking for everything needed, step by step order to install 32 bit wine in order to run windows 32 bit software ...
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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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Acer Aspire One, system slow. Graphics problem?

I have a Acer Aspire One Intel Atom CPU N280 1.66GHz 2gb RAM Video: Intel Mobile 945GSE Express Integrated Graphics Controller It was running Windows Vista before, and was very slow. I tried to ...
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TrueCrypt container sluggish data transfer only in Ubuntu

I downloaded two setup files for truecrypt namely truecrypt-7.1a-linux-x86.tar.gz & TrueCrypt Setup 7.1a.exe one for linux & one for my windows8 I installed both the files in respective OSes ...
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Printer supporting ubuntu 14.04 lts

Scope: Ubuntu 14.04 lts 32bit, installed from DVD (onto an old Shuttle computer) Hello, I am looking for an ink or laser home printer, working without problems for ubuntu 14.04. My search for a list ...
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Do I need to upgrade my kernel?

my first post here, so be kind, lol, I know you will be. I run a dual boot between Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and the Linux is a whole new learning curve for me. I bought an ...
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How can I tell whether my Firefox is 32 bit or 64 bit?

I have a 64-bit Ubuntu. For the preinstalled Firefox I had to download the 64-bit plugins (Flash, Java); the 32 bit plugins didn't work. Then I downloaded Firefox from mozilla.org, which just has one ...
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Going from 32-bit to 64-bit, will “Reinstall Ubuntu” in the installer break my system?

I'm trying to go from a 32-bit Xubuntu 14.04 to a 64-bit Xubuntu 14.04. In the installer, I get this option: Reinstall Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. My /home is already on a separate partition, so my ...
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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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linphone-3.3.2 installation error

I'm trying to install linphone-3.3.2 (must be this version) for 32 bits in ubuntu-12.04. I've exported the following flags: CFLAGS=-m32. LDFLAGS=-m32. CXXFLAGS=-m32 I ran: ./configure --disable video ...
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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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WiFi Problems Trusty i386

Recently I’ve been messing with my wifi card trying to connect to my wifi in Ubuntu server Precise LTS. I couldn't get it to connect so I uninstalled it and installed Trusty. It is a little laggy with ...