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

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Why is there no +mac download for 32 bit systems or for GNOME?

When I was first toying with 64 bit Ubuntu I was led to try the +mac version of the installer and that solved some problems for me. Now however, I want to use GNOME; and want the 32bit version. ...
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Ubuntu installation on my system

I am installing Ubuntu OS in virtual box. I have 32 bit intel system with 3 GB RAM. So can I install i386 ubuntu OS?
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uninstall utorrent, installed the 64bit on 32bit

i am new to ubuntu, Just recently installed torrent using this link. Problem is i mistakenly downloaded the 64bit and after installing it i found out my OS is 32bit, As After going all those ...
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Cannot boot up computer

I installed ubuntu and burned the iso file to the d drive. After I reboot my computer, the ubuntu install menu shows up. I choose the first option (the "try ubuntu" thing) and then this happen. ...
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Can't open 32-bit Machinarium - can't read file type

I purchased machinarium and received my download links. The 64-bit version downloaded and opened fine, but the cursor was not aligned with where I clicked. I then checked my system settings and ...
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Can I reuse partitions for new instalations (without loosing data)?

Will I lose data if I make new a new installation of Ubuntu in the same partition of a previous UBUNTU distribution? I don't want to change my partitions table again. I have installed UBUNTU 12.04 ...
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Can't leave text mode once entered

Im using Ubuntu 14.10 32bit And I want to install Nvidia official driver as I've dome many time. But once I press Ctrl+Alt+F1, I enter a stucked command line where I cant press anything also not ...
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Ubuntu on Mac - use 32-bit or 64-bit image? [duplicate]

So, I'm about to install Ubuntu on my brand new Mac. Looking at the available release packages, though, I'm a bit confused: I believe all modern Mac's are 64-bit now, but I know for a fact that my ...
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Hard disk size limit for Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 32bit

How do I know how much of hard disk space system will recognize? I plan to build a file server and I am not sure whether the system is able to use 6TB hard disk drive. How can I find out limitations?
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Downgrading 64bit to 32bit [duplicate]

Is it possible to downgrade from 14.04.1 64-bit to 32-bit as an old PC is having real trouble running 64-bit.
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Can I totaly install Ubuntu 64bit on my computer? [duplicate]

I run the lscpu command on Ubuntu and this is the result: Architecture: i686 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit Byte Order: Little Endian CPU(s): 2 On-line ...
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Can't find whoopsie process

I have tried several find commands to find whoopsie but I can't find the process to disable it. I know it's not already disabled because when I do locate whoopsie I get: ...
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Can i use Ubuntu 14.04 32bit on 4GB ram? [duplicate]

like the title, if yes it can use all my RAM if needed ? or max just 2GB
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Viber through Wine, crash on calling with unexpected error

12.04 Precise 32 bit system, currently have Viber running under Wine due to system architecture. Gotten it to install and messaging works as a charm although upon firing a call it quits with an ...
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Which Ubuntu release should I use for an old Vista computer? [duplicate]

I am new to linux. I have installed the 14.04.1 i386 on an old computer (Intel Pentium due core E2180, 32bit, 2GHz, 2GB RAM). Install itself was smooth, but only some apps are working. Many will ...
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facing problems at ubuntu partitioning while installing 32-bit Ubuntu alongside a 32-bit windows 8.1

I'm new to Linux like i have used live Ubuntu but now i'm wishing to install it but the problem is when i approach at partition manager of Ubuntu it only shows my windows 8.1 installation dish and all ...
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My machine is 32 bit, but i have 64 bit processor. Should I install 64 bit ubuntu?

I was interested in what machine do i have so after sudo lshw I've got info, but there is one thing that puzzles me. It writhes that my laptop is 32 width, but for cpu that it is 64 width ...
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Why do we add i386 architecture to dpkg?

Why do we add i386 architecture to dpkg, for installing on a 64 bit OS? Is it because this is a i386 binary? sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 ...
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Microsoft Office 2010 Pro and Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I currently use x64 and I tried to install Microsoft Office 2010 Professional x86 & x64 and it failed with Wine and Play on Linux. It says that it needs MSXML 6 SP1, yet installation fails every ...
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Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 halts on bcmwl-kernel-source(i386)?

I've read through the relevant posts, and don't find an answer. Problem: I install from disk Ubuntu 14.04.LTS 32-bit. At boot, Ubuntu gives a wireless error [81.275055] b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware ...
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Sage installation failed on Ubuntu10.04 [closed]

I am trying to install sage-6.4.1-x86_64-Linux on my Ubuntu 10.04(32bit). But this installation failed: How can I install it? Please help.
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main i386 Packages [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and it seems that these packages are not installed. How can I install them as I need them for an application ? Err http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main i386 Packages 404 ...
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Installing IBM Installation Manager (32-bit) on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (64-bit)

Can someone help on Installing IBM Installation Manager (32-bit) on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (64-bit)? Here's the steps attempted so far: Installed 64-bit Installation Manager (IM) on 64-bit Ubuntu LTS ...
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Common drive for Ubuntu 32 bit and 64 bit

I have searched askubuntu before writing this but was confused. I have a hard disk which is having 320GB of space Now I partitioned it like 78 GB for 32 bit Ubuntu 78 GB for 64 bit Ubuntu 160 GB for ...
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Why does Ubuntu Download recommend 64-bit install?

Why would Ubuntu as a generalized statement recommend its 64 bit “flavour”? As far as I understand a 64-bit OS can only be installed on a 64-bit hardware (CPU), i.e. 32-bit and 64-bit OS can be ...
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Will Ubuntu run on my laptop? [duplicate]

I want to try ubuntu out because my laptops (3 years old) been running slow on windows 8.1 lately. So i just have a few questions. 1) Which version of Ubuntu should I instill? (14.0.4.1 LTS or 14.10) ...
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Unable to locate package libc6-dbg:i386 in docker

I am trying to install libc6-dbg:i386 inside a docker container based on Ubuntu because I need it for Valgrind, but I can't. Given the following Dockerfile: FROM ubuntu:14.04 MAINTAINER Me ...
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Is a 32 bit OS sufficient for Ubuntu [duplicate]

I've got an old pc with windows XP 32 bit, and I wanted to turn it into a home based server. I am thinking of installing ubuntu as an OS. I'm a networking novice so I'm not quite sure if it will ...
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If I have an x64 capable CPU, but install a x86 Ubuntu distribution, can I still run 64bit executables? [duplicate]

Also, would it be possible to install a x64 kernel, to transform it to a full 64bit installation?
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Ubuntu on an Asus X205 Subnotebook?

Anybody succeed in loading Ubuntu on the new Asus X205 subnotebook? I am not certain if the UEFI is 32 bits or 64 bits.
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Ubuntu GNOME 14.04.1 LTS Minimum Requirements

Is it possible to install Ubuntu GNOME 14.04.1 LTS (32 bit) on My System 1 GB of RAM AMD Athlon 64 processor (32bit) 100 GB of hard-drive space What are the Minimum Requirements For Ubuntu GNOME ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 slow

I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my Dell Latitude D600. It has the Pentium M CPU so, I had to forcepae in order for it to install. Now that it's installed I'm noticing the ui is extremely slow. When a ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 x64 and i386

I'm a pretty new user to Ubuntu. I downloaded the 14.10 x64 iso for my new laptop and it installed and dual booted fine. I was super pleased with how fast it ran so I decided to install it on my 8 ...
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64-Bit installation only gives my a 32-bit OS

I recently decided to install Ubuntu on my computer for a project I'm doing, I downloaded the 64 bit version of Ubuntu from the official website and burned it onto a DVD, however, after the ...
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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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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, ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 doesn't list my network [duplicate]

I have tried to open nm-applet but it doesn't list my/any networks. I thus can't connect to the internet. $ lspci | grep -i Network network controller: Broadcom corporation BCM4321 802.lla/b/g/n ...
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Is there a difference in Ubuntu 32 bit vs. 64 bit? [duplicate]

Because I accidentally installed 32 bit, and I used 64 bit last time. I'm not sure, it bugs me. Any reassurance?
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draftsight on ubuntu 14.04 (32 bit OS)

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Os type 32bit) on an AMD 64 X2. I would like to install Draftsight but it appears to be quite impossible: first it says that have the wrong architecture software version (i ...
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Is my data safe during system installation?

I want to move from 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 to 64-bit Ubuntu 14.10 (or 14.04). I've already read Is it possible to "upgrade" from a 32bit to a 64bit installation? I DO NOT care about the ...
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How to install lib32-gnutls in Ubuntu 14.04 32bit

I have a login problem with a game (league of legends - the login server did not respond).I found somewhere that I need to install lib32-gnutls to fix this problem, but I don't know how to do this. I ...
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How can I use Wine in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit installed. I installed wine from PPA 1.7.28 64 bit. How can I have a second instance of Wine in 32-bit? How can I launch some programs only in 32-bit? I won't delete my ...
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How to get easy tether to install on samsung chromebook 2 in ubuntu which was installed using crouton?

When trying to install easytether, I get a wrong architecture 'i386' message. Is there a way to get this to install?
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ubuntu 32 bit vs 64 bit when using lots of windows applications

I have acer laptop with processor capable of running 64 bit programs. I also love windows applications and would be using wine to install lots of them. So in your opinion should I use 32 bit OS to ...
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ERROR: 32-bit Linux Android emulator binaries are DEPRECATED when attemping to run the Android emulator

I have set the android development environment in Ubuntu 10.10, 32 bit. After creating the AVD when I launched the emulator I have received the following error. ERROR: 32-bit Linux Android ...
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Stuck on “Configuring bcmwl-kernel-source (i386)” while installing Ubuntu 14.04

So, as the title says, installation get stuck while Configuring that package. Now, I am aware that this question has already been asked, but the solution requires internet connection and I don't have ...
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32 bit or 64bit ubuntu based distro for my machine [duplicate]

I am relative new user and i like ubuntu based distros (since i can google everythng up and make it work without overheating my brain) and i was wandering what ubuntu based distro would you recommend ...
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Old zt computer tower isn't booting from xubuntu minimal cd

When I'm trying to boot my PC from the Xubuntu minimal CD, it fails. It just goes straight to the other operating system, windows vista. I don't have admin access is that occurring the problem? My ...
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Has anybody been able to install Acestream on Ubuntu 14.04 32bit?

I'm trying to follow the instructions on wiziwig.eu but I can't find the dependency packages python2.7-apsw and so forth...
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Installed 32 bit

so I am kind of new to the UBuntu thing and I installed 32 bit instead of 64 bit ( my pc has 8gb of ram , but did not realize that at the time) . My question is should I re-install the 64-bit or live ...