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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Upgrading OLD model Mac Mini A1176 (32bit firmware) to Ubuntu 14.04

I'm looking for answers here. I've tried a number of options. I have an A1176 mac, I'd like it to run the latest stable version of Ubuntu (Trusty Tahr) on account that it will only run Snow Leopard, ...
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League of Legends “Unhaled exception: error assertion failed in 32-bit code”

OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit, launching "League Of Legends" game through PlayonLinux It worked nicely before last updates. I have problem after logging into client, it crashes each time almost ...
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Ubuntu Server - Is something wrong with the 32 Bit version of it?

I want to set up my very first server (yay) and I chose Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS (Trusty Tahr) for it because I have used it a little as Desktop software. I'm using an old PC for this Server with an ...
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Steam missing the following 32-bit libraries : libc.so.6 [duplicate]

I installed Steam through the Ubuntu Logitec and got the following messages: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6 Some people advised in previous ...
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How Can I reinstall 64 bit ubuntu over 32 bit

I installed 32 bit ubuntu on my vista because it ran 32 bit windows however with 3 gigs of ram I think I can push the 64 bit. My pc is freezing a lot which it never did with vista. How can I wipe ...
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“You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6” Standard fixes not working

Recently set myself up with 14.04 LTS and when I install steam and try to run it, I get this message in terminal. Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, ...
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Run both 32-bit and 64-bit Java runtimes Ubuntu 15.04

Unfortunately my vpn connect for work requires a 32-bit Java runtime, so is there a way that I can run both 32-bit and 64-bit without needing to manually switch back and forth?
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Apache Mesos on Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit

I am trying to install Apache Mesos from this link : http://mesos.apache.org/gettingstarted/ I did it for first time was stuck on this step : # Start mesos master (Ensure work directory exists and ...
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grub error: /boot/grub2/i386-pc/normal.mod not found

I use USB flash memory (Ubuntu 14.04 amd64) for booting my PC (win 7 x64), i get the following error: error: file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found. grub rescue> But use this USB flash memory ...
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Ubuntu 32 Bit boot from USB

I'm having trouble getting to boot to 32 bit Ubuntu from a 64 bit machine. Everything I'm reading says there shouldn't be an issue. I've been able to boot from the 64 bit version when installed on a ...
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Installing 15.04 on 32 bit machine under VMWare Workstation 10

I am trying to install ubuntu 15.04 on a laptop running VMware workstation 10. It is a 32bit machine with 1GB memory (Yes it's really old). I get through the install without issue and system boots ...
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How to build i386 PPA packages on a 32 bit system

My PPA package won't cross build its i386 binary on a 64-bit machine. I have tried it, and there are many low level system headers missing, although it will build in a 32-bit system, I have tried it ...
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How to run bin file on 14.04?

I have a .bin file I want to install. I have 14.04 64bit. I think the bin file is 32 bit. I already installed all the 386 libs as below: sudo apt-get install libc6:i386 libx11-6:i386 libasound2:i386 ...
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64 bit Ubuntu on 32 bit windows xp by daemon tools

I am currently using a 32 bit processor with xp and wanna dual boot it with Ubuntu. Should I download 32 bit Ubuntu or 64 bit Ubuntu? I also wanted to ask if I can use daemon tools instead of burning ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 HP Pavilion DV6 2114sa Crashes constantly

First time here so apologise if I have made any formatting mistake or something. I have got a HP pavilion DV6 2114sa and I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit on it. It has taken me quite awhile to ...
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Running Live with 4GB RAM. 32-bit or 64-bit?

I have a laptop with 4GB RAM and it is fully 64-bit capable. However I prefer to run Ubuntu from Live CD or USB. This takes 2GB of the RAM as the main drive. Does that leave me with 2GB of RAM? ...
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How to find why 64 bit application can run on 14.04 but not 12.04?

I have a 64 bits application (lmutil from Xilix Vivado tool). Which can run on 14.04, there's not problem. But when I run it on 12.04, I got the error: bash: ./lmutil: No such file or directory Is ...
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Unable to compile 32 bit Qt 4.8.6 libraries on 64 bit machine

I am trying to build 32 bit Qt 4.8.6 libraries on Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed additional libraries sudo apt-get install libx32gcc-4.8-dev sudo apt-get install libc6-dev-i386 sudo apt-get install ...
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I don't have a graphics card in my machine. Can I still use Ubuntu?

I want to install Ubuntu 15.04 on my pc. My PC specs- 500 GB HDD Intel i3 2.93Gz processor No graphic card is present. Can I use Ubuntu with this Hardware configuration?
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How to build a 32-bit deb file on a 64-bit machine?

I have followed this answer to get the build dependencies for what I am building, and then actually compile the source and build it into a deb file, however I am needing to create a deb file for ...
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Trying to install ubuntu on VMware Player

I'm trying to create virtual machine with Ubuntu. I have VMware Player in version 3.1.6 build-744570. When I'm trying to install 64 bit version, I'm getting error: when I tried install 32bit version ...
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libpcap 32 bit on 64 bit Ubuntu

I'm trying to install Gulp. As the author says it needs 32-bit libpcap-dev libs for building the application, but when I try to download 32bit version it says NO INSTALL CANDIDATE AVAILABLE ...
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Ubuntu on 32-bit UEFI - optimal solution

I have a computer (Asus T200TA) with 2G RAM and 32-bit UEFI [Yep, what a wonderful idea to put 32-bit UEFI!]. I have two options: Install a 64-bit system, boot manually and install grub-efi-ia32. ...
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Error while installing Kompozer

I am trying to install kompozer by following http://askubuntu.com/a/423070/283650. But in last step it shows following error: dpkg: error processing package kompozer (--install): dependency ...
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Unable to install QT5 .run file on ubuntu

I know that to install .run files, I need to do chmod +x qt.run ./qt.run But it seems the ubuntu is not trying or able to run the executable. I even tried appending the sudo but it doesn't work. ...