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

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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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Ubuntu refuses to shut down

I am very new to Ubuntu. Yesterday, I uninstalled and re installed Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit on my Acer TravelMate laptop (Windows XP). When I clicked to shut down Ubuntu, it refused to do so and I had to ...
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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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Ubuntu reboot suddenly

Its the second day I have this issue, and Ubuntu still reboot suddenly. nothing significatif in syslog. salim@SalimPC:~$ tail -f /var/log/syslog<br> Nov 7 12:34:53 SalimPC dbus[873]: [system] ...
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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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libXss.so is missing when I run Google Chrome

I installed Google Chrome (32-bit) and got an error when I run Google-Chrome on Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit. It shows me that "error while loading shared libraries: libXss.so.1: cannot open shared object ...
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What do I do when it says disk failed to mount no mountable file systems

I am trying to dual boot 12.04 with Mac OS X on my PowerBook g4 and I am stuck with that message can some one please help
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Missing UI Components [duplicate]

I just installed 32 bit Ubuntu 13.10 on my old Dell computer. After setting everything up (besides internet) and logging in, my important UI components are missing! That includes my status bar at the ...
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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 do I install libfribidi-bin in Ubuntu 12.04?

I've tried installing libfribidi-bin from Ubuntu Software Center, but I get this error: dpkg: regarding .../libfribidi-bin_0.19.2-3_i386 (2).deb containing libfribidi-bin: libfribidi-bin breaks ...
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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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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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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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Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Dual-boot Configuration

I am considering helping my friend install Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS on her laptop. Windows 8 is pre-installed (I do not know which version) and my plan is to install 12.04 LTS in dual-boot configuration ...
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How do I make the binary package of Adobe reader executable on my 64 bit ubntu, when the binary file is 32 bit? [duplicate]

Ive tried installing adobe reader using this commands in the terminal: sudo chmod +x AdbeRdr9.3.2-1_i486linux_enu.bin sudo ./AdbeRdr9.3.2-1_i486linux_enu.bin First line works fine, but the ...
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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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ia32-libs on Ubuntu 13.10, where is it? How do you run programs that depend on it? [duplicate]

ia32-libs on Ubuntu 13.10, where is it? How do you run programs that depend on it? Please minimal terminal, make it simple. A few haven't a clue about the depths of Ubuntu beyond the software ...
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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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Ubuntu Windows Installer downloads 64 bit Kubuntu for my 32 bit system

I got the Ubuntu windows installer because I figured it would be the simplest way to try Kubuntu out with Windows 7 still present on the machine. Anyway, I started downloading then I noticed the name ...
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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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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 ...
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Can I install 32-bit Ubuntu in a 64-bit host using VirtualBox?

After countless problems trying to program NASM Assembly in a 64-bit Ubuntu install in VirtualBox, I figured I'd just go to 32-bit programming for now. I'm no expert - can I install 32-bit Ubuntu in ...
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Ubuntu system totally freezes 12.04 12.10 13.04 [duplicate]

This problem is an ongoing issue for me. Maybe someone has an idea out there. I've been using Ubuntu 32 bit for years with much pleasure. It all stopped when I upgraded to version 12.04. Since ...
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Why do i have 32b Ubuntu after installing the 64b version? [duplicate]

to keep things simple i downloaded the 64b version of Ubuntu to try out on a spare computer but it turns out i have a 32b version? i even made sure to double check with the website and sure enough i ...
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How to change from a 32-bit installation to a 64-bit one? [duplicate]

OK, I feel stupid. Full disclosure, brand new to Ubuntu. I have a five year old XP laptop that I assumed was a 32 bit OS and thus, I installed the 32 bit version of Ububntu 13.0.4. I now see under ...
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How do I install IBM Lotus Symphony after receiving the error in the description?

Warning: Skipping conversion of scripts in package symphony: postinst postrm preinst prerm Warning: Use the --scripts parameter to include the scripts. mkdir: cannot create directory `symphony-3.0.1': ...
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I am running 32 bit widows 7, which version of ubuntu do I need to install, 32 or 64 bit?

I am currently running 32 bit widows 7 on a Acer Aspire D270 netbook (Atom CPU, 1GB RAM), which version of Ubuntu do I need to install, 12,04 32 or 64 bit version? Please help and be gentle with me, I ...
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Is Ubuntu compatible with my 32 bit windows 7 system?

I'm brand new to Ubuntu and not tech savvy like the rest of this group apperantly is. I have an older machine (32 bit windows 7) and I'm curious about Ubuntu and want to try it out, if it works well ...
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32-bit to 64-bit migration using virtualbox

I have a 32-bit Ubuntu installation which I would like to migrate to 64-bit. To minimize risk and to ensure that the installation is working I would like to first do the install on a virtualbox VM. I ...
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Which version do I need to download? [duplicate]

I'm currently running a Windows 7 computer, but it says I have a 64-bit OS, and I'm confused as to whether or not I need to download the 32-bit version of Ubuntu, or the 64-bit, since it says to ...
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How to install 32 bit Ubuntu on 64 bit machine [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS (64bit) in 64 bit machine. But I want to use a 32-bit operating system (either 12.04 or 8.04), I tried to do it using bootable pen drive but it failed, while I have alreay ...
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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, ...