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

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Can I install a 32-bit Java in addition to a 64-bit version?

For normal development I'm using the 64-bit VM which comes when I install the Java development kit (OpenJDK) with the package manager. But there are some Java applications (containing native ...
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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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Cannot install Android 2.3 libs dies to missing ia32-libs-multiarch

I need to get my box up to par or android development, but cannot get ia32-libs to install for the life of me. Can anyone help? The error Android's tool gave me was Stopping ADB server failed (code ...
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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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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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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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Running 32-bit app under 64-bit linux

By mistake I have installed 64-bit linux(hey! it happens to every1!). How can I run 32-bit app under that linux?
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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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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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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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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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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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How to manage libstdc++.so.6: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64 at computer cluster [closed]

I have a problem with the libstdc++.so.6 library when I execute a program in MATLAB. The code works fine on my laptop and my desktop, which is why I'm sure the problem is a library or linking ...
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How do I apt-get a 32-bit package on a 64-bit installation? [duplicate]

I was trying to get a game working. But I have Lucid Lynx on amd64 running while the game binary was 32 bit (no 64 bit version available and nobody was in the mood for recompiling). It lacked ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Why does my laptop resume immediately after suspend? [closed]

I seem to be having some problem with suspend mode. Every time I try to suspend my laptop, it just locks the screen. Or maybe it successfully suspends just to resume only an instant after. What could ...
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install matlab 2013a with error

I tried to install Matlab2013a in my laptop (Ubuntu system). I download a ISO file (very big) and followed their instruction: mount it and run "install". But it returns me an error: Cannot locate ...
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Should I download the 32-bit version or the 64-bit version of Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have a 13" Macbook Pro 2010. Should I download the 32-bit version or the 64-bit version of Ubuntu?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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32-bit or 64-bit [duplicate]

I'm installing 12.04 on to my desktop. I just have a question on which version is better for my hardware. My specs are: Processor: Intel Core i5 2400 @ 3.10GHz Sandy Bridge 32nm Technology ...
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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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How do I force Wubi to install a 32-bit version?

I'm using Windows 8 (32bit) customer preview and installing WUBI Ubuntu 12,04.1. I down loaded 32 bit installer from ubuntu dot com, The wubi installer says AMD 64 xt. I had a previous 12,04 install ...
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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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Trouble with Ubuntu installation in VirtualBox

I'm having some problems getting Ubuntu to install. I'm running Windows XP Home (32bit) on an older Dell Dimension 2350 with 1GB ram, trying to install either Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32Bit) or 13.04 (32Bit) ...
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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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How to install libxml2-dev (32-bit) package on a 64-bit Ubuntu (11.10)

I want to run an binary for a 32-bit application which is dynaically linked to the libxml2 on a 64-bit Ubuntu (11.10). I have found and installed 32-bit libraries for most of the other libraries used, ...
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Which Ubuntu version to install (12.04 or 13.04) [duplicate]

I have windows 7 installed in my laptop. I have a lenovo G570 series laptop. I would like to install ubuntu. Can anyone tell me which version to install ( 32-bit or 64-bit and 12.04 or 13.04)
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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 ...