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

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i can't access any webpage on my chromium browser using proxy connection

i am using a 32 bit operator but installed a 64 bit Ubuntu. i couldn't install chrome no matter what the way i tried(command in terminal,Ubuntu software center). so i installed a chromium via Ubuntu ...
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Trine 2 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy 64-bit

Having bought Trine 2 on the Humble Indie Bundle, I can play the game on Ubuntu 13.04 after having installed the ia32-libs package. This package has been deprecated in Ubuntu 13.10 and the game no ...
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Whether to go 64 bit or 32 bit on ubuntu 12.04 LTs? [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu OS, i am in confusion whether to go for 32 bit or 64 bit. Configuration : Processor : Intel® Core™ i3-3210 CPU @ 3.20GHz × 4 RAM : 4GB I mainly used my pc for office work. I ...
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How to install VMWare Player on 32-bit 13.10 without 64-bit virtualisation

I'm having a nightmare of a time trying to install VMWare Player on my 32-bit 13.10. Apparently my CPU doesn't have 64-bit virtualisation support (I enabled CPU virtualisation in the bios but no joy). ...
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How do I install 32-bit packages on 64-bit Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am using the 64-bit version of Ubuntu, but I need to install a 32-bit version of a package to use with a proprietary extension for it, which is only available in 32-bit. How can I install the 32-bit ...
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32bit program on 64bit Ubuntu fails when using linux 32 before setup.sh

When I try to install a 32 bit program on ubuntu 13.10 64bit it falis. My command is as follow: linux32 ./setup.sh Output is: The setup program seems to have failed on x86/unknown Fatal ...
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How to use 32-bits libraries in 64-bits R? [duplicate]

I built a server with ubuntu 64-bit and installed R 64-bit and a function.so 32bit library, every time I try to load this library in R, it shows me this error: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32 Is there ...
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packaging Error for amd64

I am trying to package lttoolbox-3.2 for ubuntu , I successfully created ppa and built 32-bit packages. but it always fails for 64 bit failed log ...
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I downloaded ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-i386 but can't install

I downloaded ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-i386.iso on a Windows 7 laptop with no disc-burner. When I double-click the file wubi.exe I get this message: "C:\ubuntu\wubi.exe is not a valid Win32 ...
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INSTALLING STEAM ON UBUNTU 1

How do I use steam on ubuntu? I have the icon on the desktop but when i click it, it shows this window "package install" and then asks for a password but then doesn't let me type in anything. Then ...
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Compile 64 bit kernel in 32 bit

I have an installation of 13.10 Ubuntu 32bit. Also, I've also found a way to install 64 kernel into the system (of 32bit applications). So, could I compile a 64 bit kernel in the 32 bit system with a ...
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32-Bit UEFI Boot Support

I recently purchased a Dell Venue 8 Pro. I have read online about what it needs in order to boot into Ubuntu or any other Linux distro. From what I have gathered, what really needs to happen is ...
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Ubuntu x64 on x32 processor [closed]

My question is about if i can install (Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit) on my machine if my processor is 32-bit core2duo 2,20GHz, 4GB RAM?
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Can I upgrade to 13.10 within 12.04 LTS

I want to install the 12.04 LTS version (because it has windows installer instead of having to burn to disk and all the other stuff), but I want to use 13.10 because it's newer. But can I dual-boot ...
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Which one is better Ubuntu 12.04.3 (32 bit) or (64 bit)? [duplicate]

i am going to Download Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS, and i will Burn it to a DVD... i try it with USB and it was 64 bit.. and gives error in middle.. so this time i am using a DVD maybe it might work... But i ...
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What is being done to support 32bit apps on 13.10 64bit?

I see that we can no longer simply "apt-get install ia32-libs" to gain 32bit application support under 13.10. I'm working with a restricted environment where we can ONLY install 13.10 64bit, but ...
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What architecture to use in my pc

I'm new to Ubuntu, I have a dell Inspiron n4010 with Intel core i5 540m 2.5 ghz (1st generation), 5gb RAM. This machine have from factory Windows 7 Professional x64. My question is, which is the ...
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installing 64 bit kernel on 32bit ubuntu

I compiled my own custom kernel in a 64 bit linux mint 16 installation. I've also heard that the 64 bit kernel could also run 32 bit applications too. Would it be possible to install it and use it in ...
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Error about Environmental Variables

I have installed the program ROOT from the website of CERN nearly a year ago and later tried to manually uninstall it; however there are problems lingering and I get the error: bash: ...
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Cross-compile to 32-bit with bfd support

Is there any method to cross-compile application for 32-bit (under 64-bit host) with bfd support. # compiles fine for host $ g++ -m64 test.cpp -liberty -lbfd # can't find 32-bit iberty and bfd $ g++ ...
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Run a 32 bit software on a 64 bit architecture under Ubuntu 13.10

I need to use a software which already works fine in a 32 bit Ubuntu 10.10 virtual machine, with my 64 bit Ubuntu 13.10. I found all the executable files and copy/pasted them into the same directory ...
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Gnuplot does not work as Intended

I have installed Gnuplot 4.6.4 after downloading it from sourceforge.net and it does not have the wxt terminal. How can I remedy this issue? In addition to that the cursor position is not displayed in ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu onto an older intel Pentium 4 machine

I am completely new to Linux and that is why I am trying to do is set up an older PC with a 32bit version of Ubuntu. This computer has an Intel 4 cpu 3.20GHz, DRAM 400MHz, 1024 MB RAM. The issue I am ...
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Install 32 bit ubuntu along side 64 bit windows 8

I need to install Ubuntu 32 bit alongside windows 8 64 bit. Can anyone tell me how to get windows/UEFI to run the 32 bit disk? I have disabled secure boot and gotten a 64 bit disk to run, but I need ...
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will a 6GB of RAM will be fine and efficiant to run in 32-bit Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 in a Intel Dual Core 3 GHz processor with 2 GB of RAM and I would like to buy a 4 GB of RAM extra and what best I can use it more efficiently and how I am supposed to achieve ...
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VLC can't read DVDs even after I installed things to read them

Moment ago and I got this from VLC media player Playback failure: DVDRead could not open the disc "/dev/dvd". Your input can't be opened: VLC is unable to open the MRL 'dvd:///dev/dvd'. Check the log ...
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install IRAF on Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit. Now I want to install programme IRAF, which is running on 32 bit system. And I can not install ia32-libs. sudo apt-get install ia32-libs this is not working What ...
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Can't install primus:i386 package on Ubuntu 13.10 x86_64

When I try to install primus:i386 on my Ubuntu 13.10 x86_64 machine, I get this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: primus:i386 : Depends: bumblebee:i386 but it is not going to be ...
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how to use a projector with Lubuntu 13.10

My teacher has an Lubuntu 13.10 Laptop and he needs to use it on his projector, but there is no signal. Does anyone know how to use a projector in Lubuntu 13.10? Thanks
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Ubuntu 12.04 fails to start after installing ia32-libs

I was following the question and instruction in this post to run 32bit applications on my Ubuntu 12.04. ia32-libs broken package (Ubuntu 12.04 x64) In particular, I did the followings: sudo apt-get ...
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can unbuntu 13.03 be loaded with flash drive? USB

I am wanting to do a split pc, half win xp, half unbuntu 13.04, want to use the linux for internet surfing, youtube, crackle, hulu videos viewing. My pc is a older DELL C521, 1.87ghz, 1.5 gb ram, ...
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My CPU is 32 bit, but I have 3Go of ram, should I take ubuntu 32 bit or 64 bit? [duplicate]

Because on the front page it says 32 bits is for less than 2Go...
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What should I install on 12.04 for a school?

I am in charge of installing Linux on all Windows XP laptops in my school. I chose Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, but I am not sure what I should install on it. Do you guys have any suggestions? Thanks
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Digital Ocean LAMP stack z-panel installation “cannot execute binary file” on Ubuntu 12.04

Having an issue installing z-panel on a Digital Ocean VPS running Unbuntu 12.04. Specifically, when I try to execute the installer I get the following error: installer-10-1-0-ubuntu-64.sh.x: ...
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Install Ubuntu 13.10 on EeePC, 32-bit or 64-bit?

I have a 32-bit EeePC with 4GB RAM. Can I install Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on it? I want to know whether I should install Ubuntu 32-bit or 64-bit before I download the iso.
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Ubuntu x64 installation

So my computer tells me that the processor is 64-bit capable, but it has 32-bit Windows Vista installed on it. Would it be okay to install 64-bit Ubuntu alongside 32-bit Windows or would it have big ...
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I have downloaded Ubuntu 13.04 amd64.iso but ended up with 32bit OS

I did ask this question before, I know, but as a newbee couldn't find my question again. Anyway, I have downloaded (twice) what I thought was the 64 bit version of 13.04 but when I check 'About this ...
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Error - I installed Ubuntu 64-bit on a 32-bit system

My problem is this: I want to install Ubuntu on a 32-bit netbook and a 64-bit notebook, so what do I do now? Install the 32-bit? Do I have to delete the 64-bit Ubuntu on the netbook? Or in the USB ...
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What 32-bit version of Ubuntu will work fast on my laptop? [closed]

I have an old Dell Inspiron 1000. Here are the specs: • CPU type: Mobile Intel Celeron • CPU frequency:2.20 GHz • Hard drive size: 30GB • Shadow RAM:384KB • Cache RAM:256KB • RAM speed:226MHz • ...
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How do you run a 32-bit program on a 64-bit version of Ubuntu?

I have a 64-bit version of Ubuntu 13.10. I want to run a 32-bit version of a program. However I see ia32-libs is not included in 13.10. Is there a replacement package for this or what?
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Installing Kingsoft on 13.10

I am trying to install Kingsoft in 13.10. However, a32-libs multi arch support is not longer available. What do I need to install to run Kingsoft. I have kingsoft installed, but it will not start ...
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Graphics card driver issues

Hi I am writing this out of desperation. I've spent the last 3 days trying to get Ubuntu to work on a new machine I just built. Here are my specs for the hardware. ASUS P5N-E SLI MOBO intel core 2 ...
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Microsoft silverlight not in Ubuntu 13.04 Netflix desktop app [duplicate]

I thought it would be fun to put Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit on my PC, I have been told Netflix would work on 64-bit, bit it didn't. I checked terminal, long story short with 64-bit was I don't know what ...
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How to change icon size?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 32bit on a dell netbook, and the icons are way too huge. I've tried clicking on the cog and logging in as "ubuntu" instead of "ubuntu 2d" but that doesn't work. what do i do?
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Will a 64 bit operating system ran as fast and smooth from a flash drive as the 32 bit version does? [closed]

I have a bootable flash drive that i use ubuntu from. The computer i use it on is powerful enough to run a 64 bit operating system(windows is installed). Does the fact that it is 64 bit matter in ...
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How can I find out if my installed OS is a 32-bit or a 64-bit? [duplicate]

I am a newbie so maybe my question is not so shiny. I wont to install something (virtualbox) but I have to chose between the 32-bit version and the 64-bit version according to my OS. Problem is that I ...
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Install i386 package on armhf system?

Is it possible? And if yes, how to install them properly?
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which version have better support to use in integrated services router, Ubuntu 12.04 or 13.04? [closed]

I will convert pc to router by using Ubuntu. I didn't know which version is better? Thanks
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Steam not running on Ubuntu 13.04 32-bit

Steam just stopped to work. It worked fine until a couple of days ago, but now it won't launch. I've tried both to restart the computer and reinstall Steam, but it makes no difference. When I tried to ...
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dpkg remove, dependencies problems

I have just reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04. I was sure I was installing the 32 bits version, however it turns out (wt* ???) it is actually a 64 bits version. In the meantime, I tried to install some library ...