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

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What is the recommended release of Ubuntu for 32-bit Intel based Macs?

What is the recommended release of Ubuntu for 32-bit Intel based Macs? I see for 13.10 that there are specialised images for macs, (e.g. ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64+mac.iso). These only support ...
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For a 32-bit kernel, what are the pros/cons of PAE vs. non-PAE?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit. My kernels are PAE kernels. I know these are the kernels we can use for 32-bit OS which have 4 GB RAM, to utilize all 4GB of RAM. My system is a 32-bit system. So I ...
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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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Wired internet connect issue

When I first start up my PC it will not recognize the wired connection. If I run IFCONFIG this is what I get; Code: eth4 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:05:5d:29:4f:5b inet6 addr: ...
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How can I USB install Ubuntu 12.04.4 on my Macbook using the 32-bit image?

I've downloaded both the 32 and 64-bit images of Ubuntu 12.04.4 and used the startup disk creator in Ubuntu to create a both a 32 and 64-bit Ubuntu install USB. However, I am only able to boot from ...
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Ubuntu Installation of 64-bit on 32-bit OS [duplicate]

I have confusion of installing Ubuntu 12.04!. Actually my system is 32-bit with 4GB RAM. In the official page of Ubuntu its given as 32-bit(for machine less than than 2GB RAM). Can anyone please help ...
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Trying to install Steam ERROR: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: not

I've ALready installed Steam But when i click on the program i get this message ERROR- You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: not I dont know what to install or EVEN ...
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How do I install Steam on my ubuntu? [duplicate]

my PC installed Ubuntu12.04x86-64 but steam only for the 32bit, what should I do to run steam on my machine?
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How do you know if you can add 64 bit version of Lubuntu?

NOOB alert- I have an HP/Compaq nc6120 laptop. I just added the 32 bit version of Lubuntu, however I wondered what would tell me if I could use the 64 bit version? Here are my PC Specs Computer: ...
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what's the difference between lib32stdc++6 and libstdc++6 (i386)

As far as I know they both implement the same stuff. Is the lib32stdc++6 kind of emulated version of (i386) for 64 bit Linux?
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Will there be an option to upgrade from 32 bit to 64 bit [duplicate]

Will there be an option in the new Ubuntu 14.04 release to migrate from a 32bit to 64bit version of Ubuntu? Seems like many users require this functionality in a supported way without doing a fresh ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on VirtualBox? I Insert the ISO file, then I start the VBox, and then I get a battery and then I get a message [duplicate]

When I try to install ubuntu on Vbox, it shows an error that says to use x86-64 kernel but i already have one.
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I just noticed I Installed 64-bit system by mistake [closed]

I have a Gateway M-6804m Notebook with 3GB of RAM https://support.gateway.com/s/Mobile/2007/Tempest/1014839R/1014839Rsp2.shtml I installed ubuntu with the windows installer about 2 weeks ago, but I ...
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How to remove all i386 packages from Ubuntu 64bit?

Over the time I installed many i386 packages, which I no longer need. How can I clean up the system and stay only with the amd64 packages?
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libs versions when cross compiling [duplicate]

I'm trying to build an application. It requires the next libs: libev(x86-32) libev(x86-64) libev-devel(x86-32) libev-devel(x86-64) for Ubuntu I run: sudo apt-get install libev-dev and get libev4 ...
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i didn't found how or is it possible to install MAYA on a 32-bit ubuntu?

i need to know how i can install MAYA (any possible version) on a 32-bit Ubuntu!!.thanks
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Lubuntu doesn't detect all the RAM (just 1GB of 1,5GB

I installed Lubuntu in a Thinkpad X40 laptop. The OS runs pretty well but it's not detecting (and using) all the RAM installed. The X40 has 512MB of internal RAM memory and an additional module of ...
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How do I force Kubuntu 12.10 to boot in 32-bit mode (Linux 3.2.0-34-generic-pae)?

Just upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10, on my ancient 32-bit Dell Latitude C-400 laptop. After the install, I restarted my machine as directed by the OS and got a blank screen. The computer appeared to be ...
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AMD64 or i386 for Acer Aspire 5530G

I have laptop Acer aspire 5530G: AMD Turion X2 Ultra Dual-Core Mobile ZM-80 2.1 with 2GB RAM. So, What is Ubuntu better: amd64 or i386? if CPU amd, but RAM is 2 GB.
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apt-get update not working + ubuntu 32-bit Vs 64-bit

I am a newbie to linux platform.Please don't mark this question as duplicate before reading it completely.! My system is running on intel i5 processor and the OS I recently installed is 64-bit Ubuntu ...
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Installed 32-bit by accident, want to upgrade to 64 and keep W7 [duplicate]

I'm brand new to Linux/Ubuntu, and I have multiple flash drives with the latest release on it. Last night, I mistakenly installed the 32-bit OS while I intended to install the 64 bit. Just before ...
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Installation of i386 Deb(Hangul 2008) into AMD64 architecture; dpkg/library error - 2

This question is 2nd question following previous one posted but regarding installing 32bit library on 64AMD system of 13.10 From the first question, as Avinash Raj told I finished installing deb ...
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Running 32-bit Firefox with sun-jre in 64-bit Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am trying to run juniper networks connect program to vpn into work and it only works on 32bit sun jre. All the things I have found with google failed so far. I can't use any scripts, like ...
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window vista 32 bit installation [duplicate]

I am a not a computer geek, so I probably think this is dumb questions.. I have a vista 32 bit and trying to install Ubuntu, When I run the file with iso player, it said that I need to reboot PC and ...
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Can I install two Ubuntu versions on the same machine?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 32 bit already installed on my machine..I am using MongoDB and it does not work properly with 32 bit machine. So I want to install 64 bit Ubuntu 10.10 on my system on another ...
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In first step of Ubuntu installation: crash screen [duplicate]

I am a Java programmer and I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 to use for my programming needs. But I have a problem. On my first step of installing Ubuntu X86 (I am a newbie) when I go to setup screen in ...
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after installing ubuntu windows is not showing in grub

Recently for one project I installed 64-bit Ubuntu (initially it was Ubuntu 32-bit) in my college lab machine. But the problem is after installing 64-bit it is not showing me the windows in grub ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...