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

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install ubuntu on laptop with windows 8 32bit

I saw in the instructions that if I wanted to install ubuntu on my PC wiht withdows 8 i should download the 64 bit version. My laptop is an older 32 bit laptop that I have put windows 8 on. Should I ...
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Problem with 32 bit lib files

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit version. Since I am web developer I have installed lampp server as well. For running lampp I downloaded a 32bit lib files package and installed it. But after ...
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Dependency error while installing own cloud on Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS [duplicate]

While truing to install owncloud client on ubuntu I am hiting the wall because of dependencies!! I googled it and checked everywhere but no remedy, can anyone help? Info: Tried everything on here: ...
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Install 32 bit JRE on 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 for Nokia SDK 2.0

I have successfully install java for my ubuntu through terminal but in mobile project want to include Nokia SDK 2.0 but this Platform is not able to run without 32bit jre. Error The SDK could not ...
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How do I install ia32 libs, the multi-arch packages? [duplicate]

I cannot install ia32 libs no matter how hard I try. Here is the error I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not ...
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Should I install 12.04 or 12.10?

I've been using 12.04 for a few months now, but today I began thinking about re-installing Ubuntu, and now I'm a bit confused. What should I Choose? Ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10 32 bit or 64 bit I want ...
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No such file or directory; not a dynamic executable

I'm trying to source a "*.login" file before I start a program in ubuntu 11.10, but I keep getting the No such file or directory response. The program is 32 bit and so is my version of Ubuntu so I ...
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Is it possible to convert a 32-bit ubuntu installation to 64-bit? [duplicate]

As in title, is it possible to convert a 32 bit Ubuntu installation to 64 bit to read additional memory after performing a memory upgrade?
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Installing Ubuntu I get: please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU

I've downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 and 9.04 - Desktop, respectively and burned a them on separate DVD and CD. But when I run setup.exe or booting from drive E: I get a welcome display, choose language, ...
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Installing 32 bit Ubuntu on a UEFI device

I have a Samsung XE500T1C-A01AU, I was wondering, If and how I could install Ubuntu on it while keeping Windows 8 installed, as it only has a 32 bit processor and it has UEFI instead of BIOS. Thanks ...
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How can I install 64 bit mongodb after installing 32 bit

I recently installed mongodb for a project for a data mining class I'm taking and while loading all the documents I needed I got an error specifying mongodb is out of memory and that I needed to ...
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Mousepad not working with 12.04

I am running 12.04 64-bit, and I have had a bit of trouble with Ubuntu. First, I installed 12.10 32-bit, and then I tried to install 64-bit, but it didn't work. Then, one of my friends, who has the ...
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Diffrence between amd64 and i386 version of ubuntu

Can anyone one explain what is the difference between both the versions of Ubuntu? I installed 11.10 i386 and wrote some C code that worked fine in that platform but failed to work in 11.10 amd64 on ...
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Is Ubuntu 12.04.2 64-bit the same for AMD too? [duplicate]

I have a ASUS K55VM-SX086D 64-bit. I was downloading Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit, but was confused the 64-bit version also includes AMD too, and I have an Intel motherboard. So: Is Ubuntu 12.04.2 ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 installation hang on console screen : “Output LVDS-1 is running on CRTC 1 using output A”

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 (32 bits) on a (rather old) HP Pavilion zd7010CA laptop. I'm running the install so it replace everything on the laptop. Everything went fine, I passed the various ...
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No luck on installing .bin file (For Dell 32-bit Diagnostics)

I'm trying to install Dell 32 Bit Diagnostics (Graphical User Interface version) To test my fans.. Now..I download a file from Dell which is meant for Linux. the file format is: GnuPG Signature ...
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Is it better to install 32bit Ubuntu for a EMT64 processor? [duplicate]

I got a Dell OptiPlex 9010 recently - it has an Intel® Core™ i7-3770 Processor. Intel declares in the specifications (http://ark.intel.com/products/65719/) that it's compatible with 64bit instruction ...
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how to remove a foreign architecture?

On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64, we'd like to remove the i386 foreign architecture it comes with, but I don't see a "dpkg" command to do this cleanly. In Stuck with foreign-architecture=i386 when using ...
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Can't get passed the welcome screen

I have a Acer Aspire 5553 Quad Core 64 bit Windows 7. I can boot Ubuntu 12.10 from a Live CD, but when I get to welcome screen (language choice,try Ubuntu or install Ubuntu). I have no response from ...
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Installing 64bit as 32 bit

I had downloaded Ubuntu the 64-bit version of 12.04 but I have an old computer which does not meet the minimum requirements for 64bit. Can I Install the 32bit version from this download or will I ...
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fglrx works on Ubuntu 12.10 (32-bit), but not Ubuntu 12.10 (64-bit) on the same computer. How do I fix it on the 64-bit install?

I have followed instructions for every option listed here (uninstalling in between attempts, of course), but each one results in Unity not loading; no sidebar, no desktop icons, and no window borders. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.02 freezes an ungodly number of times in a day. [duplicate]

I'm at wit's end. My computer freezes very, very frequently. I'm using 12.04 (32bit, though my computer supports 64 bit, but I had freezes with that too), I've had the same trouble on 12.10. I've ...
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Microphone not working with Steelseries 5HV2 Ubuntu 12.10

I have recently updated my Packard Bell Easynote LM-81 to Ubuntu 12.10 32-Bit. I tried to start a Skype conversation (installed from the software center, without problems), when I found that my ...
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I chose to download the 32-bit version, but it downloads the 64-bit version instead. Why?

I had it installed and running last night, but I could tell it wasn't 32-bit cause when installing the Adobe Flash player, it said I had a 64-bit OS. I uninstalled it, then downloaded it again, then ...
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Bios unable to find Ubuntu 64bit CD, with 32bit installed already

My friend and I are having a problem, where his PC won't find Ubuntu 64bit CD, after having installed 32 bit already by accident. He gets a BIOS message saying "Media test failed. Check cable" and ...
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Tor browser: Vidalia exited abnormally. Exit code: 139 (32 bit)

I downloaded Tor Browser Bundle (tor-browser-gnu-linux-i686-2.3.25-4-dev-en-US) for 32-Bit Linux. Whenever I start to run it on my Ubuntu 12.04 OS it shows me; Vidalia exited abnormally. Exit code: ...
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How to analyze why “Try Ubuntu” does not launch?

I downloaded the latest version of Ubuntu Desktop for i386 since I like to run it on an older computer which does not support 64bit. I successfully following this tutorial on how to create a bootable ...
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How do I get a Radeon 9200 Pro graphic card recognized and working? [closed]

This question is an extension of another a few days ago: Video card not found First I try to install Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop removing Windows XP Home Edition. Everything was nearly ok, just that graphic ...
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Deleted the Ubuntu file in Windows, but i am still prompted to choose between Ubuntu and Windows on boot

I installed Ubuntu using Wubi. I got version 12.10 32-bit. After all was done I noticed a file on my C: drive labeled Ubuntu so i figured when i wanted to uninstall this would be the file to delete. ...
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How to install lib1394 i386 (32bit) version on ubuntu 11.10 amd64

I have an old acquisition program for a firewire that seems to need the 32bits version of the library libraw1394.so . Some notes, about the problem: I think that the output of uname -m indicates ...
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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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Wrong architecture 'i386'

I have 64-bit Ubuntu (this is weird, because I can't install 64-bit Windows). I wanted to install Skype, but Ubuntu Software Center returns an error Wrong Architecture 'i386'. I tried to install other ...
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Going from a dual boot (win7 64bit/ubuntu 12.04 32 bit) to win7/ubuntu64 using wubi

I am unable to install over the top of my 32bit ubuntu 12.04 successfully. I start out with win7 64bit and ubuntu 12.04 32 bit installed and working/booting without a problem . I decided to go to ...
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Installed wrong OS need to install 32 bit

Like the title states I installed the 64 bit which was the wrong one to install. How do I go back and install the 32-bit version instead?
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What is the technical reason preventing a simple upgrade (non-destructive) from 32 to 64-bit?

I was under the impression that upgrading from 32-bit to 64-bit required a new kernel. This would mean replacing the kernel is all that would be needed. Perhaps drivers and libraries need to be ...
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ubuntu-12.10-desktop “amd64” and “i386” .iso [duplicate]

Now when i tried to download Ubuntu for win7 installer, it gave me an iso with "amd64" in it, assuming that it's based on the processor, so i decided to check for any other downloads and found "i386", ...
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How to know if my Ubuntu machine is running 32 or 64 bit OS [duplicate]

What command should I run to identify if I am running a 32 or a 64 bit OS
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configure: error: Libhuti wasn't found

I am trying to compile Elmer on my but I am receiving this very error & cant find the required to package to remedy it.
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Touchapd undetected fresh 12.04 install on Dell Vostro 1710

Decided to install 12.04LTS on my vostro 1710, but the touchpad is not recognized at all. I found some similar bug reports but the solutions given did not help me out. Here is my xinput list: ...
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Wubi (32 bit ISO) freezes on “almost finished copying files” [duplicate]

Basically what it says on the tin. After accidentally installing the 64 bit version, I uninstalled it and tried to install the 32 bit version, but the installation freezes. I've seen some answers ...
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How do I overcome the chm2pdf error in the description?

The error is: ERR011: Unable to parse HTML element on line 13! PAGES: 2854 BYTES: 9759142 Something wrong happened when launching htmldoc. exit value: 256 Check if output exists or if it is good. ...
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How can I install both 32 and 64 bit versions of the same -dev package?

I'm trying to install libsqlite3-dev for both i386 and amd64 on the same Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I'm developing an application that uses sqlite3, and want to compile and test both the 32-bit and 64-bit ...
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Compile AMD athlon-xp 32 bit kernel in intel 64 bit machine

Can someone tell me how to compile linux 3.7 kernel for amd athlon-xp in a 64 bit intel environment through chroot? I tried setting up a chroot environment but compilation gives me error. Thanks to ...
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Assign more than 1 CPU/core to a process

I lost the password to open a PDF file I need to access, so I installed pdfcrack with the hope to recover my password. Actually it's one month that pdfcrack is running but I still am waiting for the ...
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How do I call FreeMat that was installed via Alien?

How do I call FreeMat that was installed via Alien? I'm running 12.10 32 bit. I have tried freemat, freemat4.1.1 and freemat4 and none have worked.
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Can I install `libssl-dev:i386` on x86_64 system without losing important packages?

On my x86_64 12.10 system, when I try to apt-get install libssl-dev:i386 apt wants to remove a bunch of things: The following packages will be REMOVED: build-essential dkms g++ g++-multilib gcc ...
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Is it Possible to create a desktop shortcut for the Sage Notebook?

Sage is a python-based mathematics software that integrates a wide range of mathematics software into a single python interface. Calling sage from the terminal (which is how you call it) creates a ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 64bit no /usr/lib32/?

I am currently trying to setup wine properly in Ubuntu 12.10. The error that I am trying to fix is: p11-kit: couldn't load module: /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/pkcs11/gnome-keyring-pkcs11.so: ...
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Problem in pbuilder-dist raring create

When I run the command pbuilder-dist raring create In 32-bit Ubuntu 12.04 it gives this output: http://pastebin.com/QNqpjV6F and the error at the end of the file. I am able to install all ...
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Graphic driver problem with Ubuntu 12.10

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 by upgrading from 11.10 32-bit and I am unable to display anything within any windows open when I load Ubuntu. My computer has the following video card: G86 [GeForce 8300 GS] ...