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

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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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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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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 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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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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(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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./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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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I can't install i386 arch on ubuntu 14.04.3

I've the same problems with Trusty. Can I receive the commands to resolve my problem ? I can't install Skype, wine and all software with 386 libraries.(Always problems of depends). I'm sorry for my ...
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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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Issues in installing Popcorn Time 32bit in Ubuntu 14.04LTS

everyone, I've had the previous Popcorn time, where everything went just fine until it didn't. Now, I've erased that one and I'm utterly trying to install the new one, but always unsuccessfully. I'...
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Wrong system architecture detected

I have recently reinstalled my Ubuntu 14.04 (after introducing some changes to the disk) and I have run into a strange problem. I have 64 bit processor and I've installed 64 bit system (as shown in ...
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VMware on 32 bit machine

Can VMware-Player-6.0.2-1744117.i386.bundle run on 32-bit laptop? I have tried installing it on ubuntu 14.04 on 3.18.3-031803-generic kernel version but the vmnet package is unable to build? If yes ...
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Installing 32bit app on 64bit Ubuntu 15.10

I tried to install 32bit linux app (Cadsoft Eagle) on 64bit Ubuntu 15.10 via terminal. This was the result: error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.0.9.8: cannot open shared object file: No ...
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Ambari agent installation on ubuntu 14.04 32 bit

Is it possible to install Ambari agent/server (any version) on 32Bit Ubuntu 14.04? Tryed to install it using the instructions on ambari.apache.org but the ambari-agent or ambari-server is not show up ...
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Is it possible to install 64 bit ubuntu desktop/server to a Compaq Mini 110? [duplicate]

I have a Compaq Mini 110. I can install 32bit version of Ubuntu desktop and it works fine. But when I try to install Ubuntu server 32Bit/64Bit or Desktop 64Bit, the screen freeze after choosing "...
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Move apps and configurations from 64-bit to 32-bit

I have Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit with a bunch of apps and configurations. I want to move all that to another computer with a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit. Is this possible? Can I simply use ...
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Why are i386 packages automatically installed on a 64bit machine?

I run Trusty Desktop on a 64 bit machine, so if I query installed packages, e.g.: $ dpkg-query -l gcc* | grep 'ii ' ii gcc 4:4.8.2-1ubuntu6 amd64 GNU C compiler ii ...
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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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install ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 13 - Windows version - 59431031

I wish to install Ubuntu on a new Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 13 (Windows version - 59431031) which has 4GB RAM and windows 8 Home 32 bit. I assume that the BIOS is configured for 32 bit OS. Is there a ...
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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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I need lib32 on my 64-bit machine to install Android Studio [duplicate]

I'm trying to install lib32 on my laptop (64-bit), but I get the following error: sudo apt-get install ia32-libs Error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How can I try Unity 8 using Ubuntu Desktop?

Following these steps, I have attempted to set up Unity8 with my Ubuntu Desktop 15.10 32 bit installation running on an Intel Atom system. sudo apt-add-repository ppa:unity8-desktop-session-team/...
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missing dependencies for qtdeclarative-dev:i386 on Ubuntu 64 bit 14.04.3

I want to install the 32 bit qt libraries on ubuntu 64 bit, but apt-get can not resolve the dependencies. first I ran: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Then I ...
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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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Ubuntu caused my machine to boot to a blank screen!

Tested the most recent Ubuntu 32bit on my old Windows xp desktop from the DVD I burned. Everything ran smoothly, so I rebooted. My aim was to extract the last handful of files off the drive before ...
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install connect add in

I need connect add in app . when I try install "32bit" version on "Ubuntu 14 LTS 64bit" I see an error that say if you install it may harm your PC . Is that possible ? and when I try to install 64bit ...
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Running 32bit program on 64bit ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

> proxychains skype > ProxyChains-3.1 (http://proxychains.sf.net) > ERROR: ld.so: object 'libproxychains.so.3' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (cannot open shared object file): ignored. ...
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Why/How is it possible to copy 32 bit librarys form Ubuntu to an ARM machine?

This is not too ubuntu specific but kind of. I wanted to setup a dedicated game server for Don't Starve together which is only avaiable in 32 bit. I installed it on ubuntu and it worked perfectly ...
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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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Why are there so many 32-bit dependencies for Skype?

When installing Skype, whether it's by running (after enabling the partner repository): sudo apt-get install skype Or installing it from the .deb file that you get from the Skype website. I always ...
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use *only some* 64-bit packages on 32-bit Ubuntu

This is not a question about switching every one of my packages, or ubuntu-desktop (which I don't even use) to 64-bit. I want to build just a couple programs in 64-bit. Is the answer different to the ...
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libglu1-mesa-dev, how to keep both i386 and amd64 packages

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit I want to build both 32-bit and 64-bit app under 64-bit Ubuntu. I have a problem with package libglu1-mesa-dev, when I install i386 package, it removes amd64, and ...
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Ubuntu MATE 15.10 USB issue

Why is it that Ubuntu Mate 15.10 i386 Live CD can view USB devices, but if it is installed on the HDD as in a standard installation, the USB storage device can mount but doesn't appear in the file ...
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can I check a i386 disk on key on a computer with 12GB?

My friend has a computer with 2GB of memory so I would like to install ubuntu i386. I downloaded the iso file and used startup disk creator to burn it to a 8GB disk on key. I keep getting a boot error ...