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

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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS stuck on 'Configuring bcmwl-kernel-source (i386)'

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my HP Pavilion dv5000, but it's stuck during the installation on 'Configuring bcmwl-kernel-source (i386)'. Where is the problem? How to fix it? I tried ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Installing 32bit wireless driver on amd64

I have a Dell Latitude 3330 laptop. After updates my wireless stopped working. Found the drivers, deb files. When I try to install using Ubuntu Software Centre, i am getting a message saying wrong ...
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32-bit OS on a 64 bit processor [duplicate]

I have a laptop with a 64-bit processor, but by accident i installed the 32-bit version of Ubuntu 14.04. i can always back my data up, and re-install Ubuntu, but i want to know if using 32-bit will be ...
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android development environment for ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have installed 32bit ubuntu 14.04 on my old laptop . i want to setup android development environment to build kernel. please guide which version of android kernel should i use and if there is easy ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 x64 HPmini 100-3100 getting stuck

here is the thing: I install last Ubuntu version in a Hp mini 110-3100 with n455 1.66ghz 64bit I-Atom processor and 2gb RAM, should i install Ubuntu 32bit? because, 64 bit is getting stuck for no ...
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Ubuntu with both 32bit and 64bit libcurl

Im running a c++ application and Asterisk in 64bit Ubuntu machine.My C++ application needs 32bit libcurl. And Asterisk needs 64bit libcurl to do some http calls in the dialpaln.Can I keep both 32bit ...
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Ubuntu Server 32-bit 14.04 hangs

I have been in IT for many years but I am also kind of new to Linux. I have installed Ubuntu on desktops a few times but never a server. I am trying to install 14.04 32 bit on a Dell Power Edge 600SC. ...
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determine if you have a 64bit processor [duplicate]

I would like to find out on the console if my processor is 64 bit capable. I can find out that I have installed the 32 bit version of Ubuntu with uname -a If it doesn't contain 64 at all, then I ...
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Am I using more than 4 GB on my 32-bit system?

I have a relatively clean installation of Ubuntu which reads this under system details: I've read everywhere that 32-bit OSs don't support more than 4 GB of RAM (some sources say 3 GB), so what's ...
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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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Can't open Skype or Steam (error with libxcb-dri3.so.0 and libxshmfence.so.1)

So I recently couldn't load up my desktop and after I fixed that by reinstalling unity I cant load up Skype or steam anymore! When I try opening skype from terminal I get the following error: 'Skype: ...
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Install php 32 bits on ubuntu 64 bit

I'm currently upgrading servers and I have a nasty bug with php and a database driver. Long story short using the 32 bit version of php should fix the issue. I'm unable to install php5-common:i386. ...
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logging into a LXC container

Trying to create LXC container to run 32bit Wine on my 64bit machine. I have done all as instructed. Then coming to the part, where to start the container: sudo lxc-start -n my32bitbox After a ...
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install 32bit or 64 for older pc [duplicate]

I got a hp/compaq presario c751nr, this laptop is a older computer with 2gb of ram i think it has a 64 bit processor but i believe it came with 32 bit vista,correct me if im wrong. im a tech savy ...
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Warning when using 32-bit library to build on 64 bit VM

I am trying to build a file using an application which uses this C library "libhadoop.so". When doing so, the following warning message appears: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM warning: You have loaded ...
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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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RapidMiner bit architecture

I downloaded a RapidMiner source file: "rapidminer-5.3.013.zip" from sourceforge...However I am having trouble extending R to it. I need to check the bit architecture of the RapidMiner software ...
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Steam on 64-bit 14.04: need some help, missing a few 32-bit libs

Steam says I'm missing the following libs, I'm hoping someone can help me get things in better shape: xyz@abc:~$ STEAM_RUNTIME=0 steam Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is disabled ...
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Installation taking a very long time, hangs at “Configuring bcmwl-kernel-source” [closed]

I am installing Ubuntu 14.04(32-bit) on my laptop (Compaq Presario V2000), and after about 7 hours, it is still in Configuring bcmwl-kernel-source (i386) mode. The messages I read are as follows: ...
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How to install 32-bit Windows apps on 64-bit Ubuntu (ver : 14.04)? [duplicate]

I am getting errors while running 32-bit windows applications via Wine 1.7 on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Please help.
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32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 support for Nvidia GeForce 5500

I have recently updated to Ubuntu 14.04 on an old 32-bit Dell Dimension with a GeForce 5500 video card. The update software suggested Nvidia Legacy Binary Driver - V 173.14.39 but loading it seemed ...
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Determining system architecture

Does anyone know of a program or script I can use to find out what architecture my Sony VAIO PCV-RS520 desktop computer is? I've been mulling over an upgrade to 14.04 64-bit, however I am not sure if ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS Adobe Flash Player

I have Adobe Flash Player installed on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 32-bit but there seems to be a few instances of the same player especially in Google Chrome. When I check through chrome://plugins/ I saw two ...
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Can I install 64 bit Ubuntu on my Intel Core i7 64bit PC? [duplicate]

I've an Intel Core i7 64 bit PC. I've seen that Ubuntu 14.04 LTS has the following two versions.. ubuntu-14.04-desktop-i386.iso (Intel 32 bit) ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso (AMD 64 bit) Can ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 install fails on Dell Inspiron B130 with Broadcom 4318

I have a Dell Inspiron B130 I am trying to install 32-bit Xubuntu 14.04 on. The install of 13.10 was AOK but the update failed catastrophically, so I am reinstalling from scratch. WiFi and the ...
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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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How to do build a 64-bit develop environment in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit? [closed]

I using the Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 32-bit. But now, I want to build 64-bit binaries & packages as same source of Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 32-bit on it. I think that, If I use CLFS(Cross Linux From ...
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Cannot load acpi_cpufreq module [closed]

I have been trying hard recently to scale my CPU Frequency from 1GHz (the current frequency) to 1.67 GHz (the maximum frequency) but it won't let me as when I execute sudo cpufreq-set -u 1.67GHz it ...
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How to install 64 bit program (deb) on my 32 bit ubuntu install?

I've got a deb which is for 64bit Ubuntu, but unfortunately I've got a 32bit installation (14.04). I tried installing from the command line with sudo dpkg -i theDebPackage.deb, but I get a message ...
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Can I install the 64 bit version?

Ok, I've always, for some reason, thought that my cpu had 32 bit registers... so I always installed the 32bit version of all OSs that I've used. Now though I ran a lscpu, and I get: fer@fer-lap:~$ ...
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Is there Ubuntu Server for 32bit systems?

Please help! I have 3 desktops and 1 laptop and bring the laptop everywhere and keep the 3 desktops at home and they all have Ubuntu on them and I would like to access media and any kind of files I ...
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how to get ubuntu to load via DVD onto pc on xp

Downloaded the 32bit Desktop 14.04 version using a Windows 7 laptop. I have checked the download using winMD5SUM - ok- and burned a DVD using Deepburner. After several tries at booting the pc 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?