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Can I install two Ubuntu versions on the same machine?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 32 bit already installed on my machine..I am using MongoDB and it does not work properly with 32 bit machine. So I want to install 64 bit Ubuntu 10.10 on my system on another ...
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What Free Ubuntu-Compatible Software Exists for the 3D Visualisation of Biologic Proteins and Peptides?

What Free Ubuntu-Compatible Software Exists for the 3D Visualisation of Biologic Proteins and Peptides? I asked this question http://chemistry.stackexchange.com/questions/4543/what-free-linux-...
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How to switch from 32 bit to 64bit without reinstalling? [duplicate]

I have a laptop supports 64bit. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit by a mistake I installed 32bit. Now I want to switch from 32 bit to 64 bit and a new version of Ubuntu 12.10 is also available so I want ...
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How to resolve package conflicts installing LibreOffice 3.6.4?

The latest release of LibreOffice is 3.6.4, however only 3.6.2 is available in the software centre. I have installed the file available at http://www.libreoffice.org/download/?type=deb-x86&lang=en-...
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Why can't I install Windows 8 in Virtualbox on 12.04? [closed]

Note: This appears to be a problem with Windows 8, no matter what host OS Virtualbox is running on. I recently tried to install Windows 8 RP 32-bit in Virtualbox using Ubuntu 12.04 as the host. I ...
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Ubuntu 32 bit or 64 bit on windows virtual pc on 64 bit windows 8?

I'd like to install ubuntu 12.04 on windows virtual pc on 64 bit windows 8. My laptop has corei7 processor, so I know that it can support 64 bit ubuntu. But I'm not sure what would be the best choice, ...
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Why (again) Ubuntu's recommended version (for 11.04) is 32bit, not 64bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why not use 64-bit Ubuntu? 11.04 is already available. But why 32bit is again recommended and what's "wrong" with x64 ? P.S. I know about this question, but this is kinda ...
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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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Switching from 32 to 64 bit via upgrade [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I switch a 32-bit installation to a 64-bit one? I was quite sure myself that it's not possible to switch from a 32-bit to a 64-bit Ubuntu without a clean re-install,...
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Is 32 bit Ubuntu installation necessary to install 64 bit Ubuntu?

I'm going to install Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin(x64) and this article says it requires clean install from 32 bit. Does it mean -- forgive me, I'm Turk and my English is not perfect -- "First ...
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Can't install wine (or ia32-libs) in Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit

As already pointed out here, people seems to have issues with installing wine in the latest version of Ubuntu. I'm suspecting this only happens with 64 bit users. For example, when trying to install ...
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Running 32-bit Firefox with sun-jre in 64-bit Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am trying to run juniper networks connect program to vpn into work and it only works on 32bit sun jre. All the things I have found with google failed so far. I can't use any scripts, like ...
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I have a 32-bit machine, can I use programs that are meant for 64-bit processors?

I am using a 32-bit machine, but I am having to use a relatively obscure semantic database which only comes in 64-bit versions. What are my options for running it in my local dev environment? ...
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Install 32 bit from USB, not a COM32R, then no PAE, 64 bit doesn't work either

I hope someone can help me install a linux system of some sort please, have gotten a bit stuck. I have an old laptop (DEll Latitude D500, currently running Windows XP professional version 20012, Intel(...
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When using Ubuntu on a Live CD or USB, how can I determine if a different, inactive install is 32 vs 64 bit?

I was not able to determine by searching whether this question has already been asked and answered. My search always turned up some other 32 versus 64 bit question. I want to know if it is possible ...
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How to install a Lexmark z600 series printer?

It has been a headache trying to install this printer. All the tutorials I found are for older versions of Ubuntu, and none of them work. How can I install this printer? Edit: HOWTO: Install PITA ...
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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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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 32-...
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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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Can I install `libssl-dev:i386` on x86_64 system without losing important packages?

On my x86_64 12.10 system, when I try to apt-get install libssl-dev:i386 apt wants to remove a bunch of things: The following packages will be REMOVED: build-essential dkms g++ g++-multilib gcc ...
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Printing problem , Canon LBP2900

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 , 32bit . when I'm printing nothing happen. I actually install my printer drivers , canon LBP2900 from canon site , its contain 2 *.deb file : cndrvcups-common_2.60-1_i386....
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Is it true that there will not be 32-bit Ubuntu Server 12.10 ?

Is it true that there will not be 32-bit versions of Ubuntu Server anymore? If so, that's really unfortunate.
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Can't mount external laptop HDD on laptop

I'm running a vanilla instance of 32bit Ubuntu 11.04 installed on the k53e laptop. The machine is up to date. I have an external laptop HDD that I'm accessing via the rocketfish RF-HD3025. The ...
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where is the 32 bit ubuntu snappy core image

The Ubuntu Website states that Ubuntu Core is Now available on a wide range of 32 and 64-bit ARM and X86 platforms. The following page says 64-bit PC (AMD64) snappy image Choose this to ...
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Install 64-bit kernel in 32-bit Ubuntu

I want to use an application that is only available in 64-bit, but my Ubuntu installation is 32-bit. The application is proprietary, so I can't even recompile it for 32-bit. I've read that I should ...
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Upgrading ubuntu 12.04 from 32 to 64 bit

So I know this has been asked alot on this site, but I want to be a 100% sure if I am doing it correct (seeing as I don't want to break my notebook or what not). I read several questions and I think ...
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How do put two operating systems on one DVD-R? [duplicate]

How would I go about installing Ubuntu 32 and 64 bit 12.10 on the same disk? I would really like to do this if you could help. I'm on Ubuntu 12.10 64bit ATM if that helps. Edit: What I meant was ...
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WebEx audio doesn't work on 12.04 LTS 32-bit

I got "The Audio Device is Unaccessible Now" when trying to connect audio to WebEx session using computer. It's known issue for 64-bit installations and common workaround is to setup 32-bit browser ...
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build wine 32bit from source on ubuntu 12.04 64bit

I'm trying to build wine from source. apt-get build-dep wine installed some dependency packages. When running the configure script, following error occurs: checking for X... no configure: error: X ...
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Installing 32 bit java now that ia32-sun-java6-bin is not available [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Sun/Oracle's proprietary Java 6/7 JRE or JDK? Prior to 11.10, I could install a 32 bit java side by side with the 64 bit versions using the package ...
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Can I install Visual Studio Code on Ubuntu 32 bit?

Is it possible to install VS Code on 32 bit ubuntu machine? if yes please provide the steps.
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Can I switch from 64bit to 32bit?

Is their anyway I can switch from Ubuntu 64-bit to Ubuntu 32-bit easily without replacing the whole OS.
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Upgrade from 32 bit to 64 Bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to "upgrade" from a 32bit to a 64bit installation? I would like to know if it is possible to upgrade from 32 bit to 64 bit. Say currently I am ...
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Upgrading ubuntu 12.04 32 bit to 64 bit [duplicate]

I have recently installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS i686.I want upgrade it to 64 bit.How can I do it via terminal?
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How do I get LibreOffice to make titles for columns such that as I scroll down I see the titles instead of “A,B,C,…” for columns?

By instead of "A,B,C,..." I mean the column letters you see in this screenshot: I am using LibreOffice 4.0.2 that I installed from the tarball of debian packages that I downloaded from the ...
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Why does Wubi.exe for Ubuntu 11.10 not run on Windows 7 32bit?

I installed Ubuntu 11.04 32bit before with the Wubi installer.I therefore completely uninstalled ubuntu and downloaded the new Ubuntu 11.10 32bit.But now When I execute the Wubi.exe it doesn't start....
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avant window navigator still starts at startup after i uninstalled

I have recently installed Avant Windows navigator for openbox and when I go to other gui interfaces like Ubuntu Classic or Ubuntu it also starts so I uninstalled everything I installed to make it ...
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Firefox youtube flash player shows as grey box?

Firefox and Youtube videos were working after upgrading from 10.04 to 10.10 but a couple of weeks ago, my Youtube flash video player shows up as a grey box. The sound still works and I can hear the ...
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Can Ubuntu 32-bit access 8GB RAM?

I need to use a large software package (Xojo) that requires the 32-bit architecture to run. Try as I might, I can't seem to install the 32-bit libraries on my 64-bit installation of 15.04. I don't ...
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is x86_64 a x86 or x64?

my ubuntu version is 12.04, and when cat /proc/version, it shows Linux version 3.2.0-23-generic (buildd@crested) (gcc version 4.6.3 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.6.3-1ubuntu4) ) #36-Ubuntu SMP Tue Apr 10 20:39:...
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On a Win 7 machine, can I have BOTH 32 and 64 bit Ubuntu boots?

I have a machine that is Win 7 Enterprise. I installed an Ubuntu 64-bit on a dual boot. However, it turns out that I have software requiring 32-but Ubuntu. Can I install another instance of Ubuntu as ...
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Windows 7 Blue Screen then restart after loading from GRUB

I have Ubuntu dual booting Windows 7 and after repairing GRUB and a few Windows Updates, now Windows 7 just goes to blue screen upon loading from GRUB then restarts. Is there any way to fix this? I'...
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Cannot install Gimp 64 bit

I am trying to install Gimp on a 64 bit PC with Ubuntu 14.10. I have added the dedicated PPA ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp but I am not able to install Gimp due to its reliance on a lot of 32 bit ...
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Python 2.7: no documentation found when typing help('print')

I have just installed Python 2.7 and Python 3.2 on my Ubuntu 12.04 (32 bit). sudo apt-get install python python-doc python3 python3-doc I opened a Python 3 shell (is it called like that) typing ...
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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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running a 32 bit .bin file on 64 bit Kubuntu

I am running a 64-bit version of Kubuntu 12.04. When trying to run a 32-bit .bin file I am getting the following error: $ ./jdevstudio11121install.bin ./jdevstudio11121install.bin: No such file or ...
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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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Installing 32-bit libbz2.so.1 in 64-bit Ubuntu

I'm trying to install LabView on my computer (Ubuntu 15.04, 64-bit), but I need the 32-bit libbz2.so.1 library, based on these instructions on the NI website and googling elsewhere. However, the link ...
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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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How do I get Jmol to show implicit Hydrogens?

For some reason when I use Jmol it fails to show implicit hydrogens even when I have the box labelled, "Show Hydrogens" ticked. How do I overcome this problem? I am running 32 bit 12.10 on a Dell ...