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

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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, libgl1-mesa-...
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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 32-...
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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. ...
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How to install package from 12.04 on 14.04?

I am on 14.04 (64-bits) and I want to install some <package>:i386 packages from 12.04. The reason I want to do this is because some of my 32-bit applications work well on 12.04 but not on 14.04....
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Installing Spotify via 32 bit lubuntu, processor supports 64 bit. Is it possible to get it to work?

I'm running a laptop that has the ability to run 64 bit (It's dual-booting 32 bit Lubuntu and 64 bit Vista, reason being is it has a mere 2 GB ram) and I'm attempting to install Spotify. My machine is ...
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Can i make 64 - bit Firefox use 32 - bit Java and how?

I am a newbie when it comes to Ubuntu, so please endure my ignorance... I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 for safety reasons and to have a desktop with no distractions for study. The Study I am attending ...
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For a 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 install, How to install Broadcom wireless 32 bit drivers offline

I have found the steps for doing this with the 64 bit installation of Ubuntu, and I assume that the steps are the same for the most part with the exception of the actual files used. I need some ...
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Samba recycle bin on ubuntu 14.04 doesnt put the file in only folders

When I delete something in Samba on a Windows system the file goes to recycle bin by default. That works on the share on anywhere in that / filesystem but when I try the same thing on another drive ...
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How I can create a 32-bit version of Atom?

The new Atom 1.0 text editor is now available. But only to 64-bit processors. How I can create a 32-bit version?
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Replacing Windows 7 64 bit with Ubuntu 32 bit

I have an old laptop with 1.5gb RAM and am running Windows 7 64-bit. It is slow. Can I replace this with Ubunut 32-bit or are there problems ie do I need to install Ubuntu 64-bit?Thanks
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Steam won't run ubuntu 14.04 libc.so.6

Steam worked perfectly until a few weeks ago. After an upgrade whenever I want to run steam I get this error: Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Error: You ...
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Can't install Ubuntu without PAE

I have a laptop with a Pentium M, I need to know how to enable PAE. I have already tried forcepae it messed up somethings like the cursor.
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Export chrooted logs from a pbuilder-dist build

I'm using pbuilder-dist to test a build against a specific Ubuntu release and architecture. When I build SiLK 3.10.2 for i386 on 14.04 (trusty), one of the make tests fail: make[5]: Entering ...
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Why does the installation of a 32-bit package remove 64-bit packages?

It's not clear to me why the installation of a 32-bit package would necessitate the removal of a 64-bit package. For example, if I try to install the 32-bit development package of libcurl apt-get ...
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Which architecture should I use? [duplicate]

Which architecture os do I use? I have a 32-bit processor, but I also have 4GB of RAM, the download page says the 32-bit system is for computers with less than 2GB of RAM.
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Installing libgirepository-1.0-1:i386 leads to strangeness

This apt-get exchange leaves me befuddled (on a 64-bit CPU): $ lsb_release -a ...
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Does Andriod Development obviate 32 - bit Linux

Recently I encountered the following error while trying to emulate android using cordova: ERROR: 32-bit Linux Android emulator binaries are DEPRECATED when attemping to run the Android emulator ....
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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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install v4l2ucp: unmet dependencies

I run: sudo apt-get install v4l2ucp I got this error message: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
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Cannot run mongodb v3.0.3 on ubuntu 14.04 32 bit

(I know there are a lot of questions about this on stackoverflow and this site but no one fits my problem.). I am a new recruit of mongodb. I am trying to install the v3.0.3 on my ubuntu 32 bit ...
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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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For an old machine with 4 GB of RAM, is a 32-bit or 64-bit system faster? [duplicate]

I installed the 64-bit version of Ubuntu 14.04 for the first time, and I think it is heavier than the 32-bit version. While it was installing it got stuck. I tried four times to install. Is it true ...
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Is Ubuntu desktop 32 bit source code the same as Ubuntu desktop 64 bit source code

Is Ubuntu desktop 32 bit source code the same as Ubuntu desktop 64 bit source code? I recently had occasion to go backwards from 64 bit to 32 bit and they seems subtlety different.
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Esterel Compiling in Ubuntu 64 bit

The latest version of esterel is available only in 32 bit. Installed it in 64 bit ubuntu. When compiling esterl to C. I haven't get any errors. esterel -simul foo.strl cc -c foo.c While running: ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.10 (64-bit) on a Windows 8 bay trail atom tablet

"How can I install 64-bit Ubuntu on my 32-bit UEFI Bay Trail atom tablet?" To those of you who marked this question as off-topic, because it is related to a no longer supported version of Ubuntu... ...
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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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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 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 ...