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

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64-bit Ubuntu Runs very slow

I recently replaced my 32-bit 12.04-LTS by 64-bit 13.04, but the 64-bit version runs VERY slow on my current computer (compared with the speed when I run 32-bit). Here is the info of the hardware: ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I determine what packages I had installed before a new install?

Situation: want to move from 32-bit to 64-bit environment (taking advantage of >4GB RAM) bought new HDD and installed new OS mounted old HDD as a secondary device Question: How can I determine ...
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Rebooting Problem

After experiencing these problems Why is my desktop background blank after upgrade to 13.04?, Unity isn't working after running `unity --replace` I realised my best bet would be to uninstall ...
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My ubuntu 13.04 keeps freezing [closed]

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my PC dual-booting it with Windows 7, then reboots but when I start to use Ubuntu for about 20 mins it freezes every thing but the mouse. The keyboard doesn't ...
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Possible using 64-bit on 32-bit processor?

I have a PC (yet old) using AMD processor. I've tried booting Ubuntu x64 from LiveUSB, but it works! Larger image Why? But in my Windows Device Manager it shows x86...
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How to change Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit to 32 bit without loosing data or changing settings

i accidentally installed Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit on my 32 bit Pc and already installed a lot of important things. How can I change it to 32 bit OS without loosing data or settings?
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How to build Ubuntu Touch in 32-bit computer

I was trying to port Ubuntu Touch for my HTC Incredible S. I had setup the source code and drivers. During build, I am getting error that the build can be executed only on 64-bit computer. When I ...
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12.04, 12.10 - how can i install Java 32-bit and Java 64-bit?

I have my project which requires to run with Java - 64-bit for the main application. And for some other libraries it requires Java - 32-bit version. On 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 when i install java it ...
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Are there any 32-bit version for ubuntu server 13.04?

Are there any 32-bit version for ubuntu server 13.04? Since I can only download 64-bit version from ubuntu.com
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what does it mean by if If you have a PC with the Windows 8 logo or UEFI firmware, choose the 64-bit download

I have dual booted my Acer aspire one d257 which has an Intel atom n570 1gb of ram net book with windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.04. Which operating system shall I upgrade my PC to the 32 bit or 64bit, my ...
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HP 2000 Notebook PC freezes [duplicate]

I'm not sure the of the model name, nor if that would help, but I believe it is this: Hp 2000 Notebook PC 2000-2b09wm. For some reason it likes to freeze randomly. I tried using the proprietary ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 showing a kernel panic at the startup

I'm using a Acer Laptop 5100 (Athlon 64 TK-53, ATI 1100, 320GB HD, 4GB RAM, Broadcom 4311 Wifi), and I was using for some time Ubuntu 10.04 and later 10.10 64-bit versions without a single freeze. I ...
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How do I overcome the problem with Opera I have screenshot in the body?

The problem is that I can't see a thing when I try to edit preferences because of the following screen: Click on the image to open a full resolution version. I am running 32 bit 12.10 and using ...
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How do I install ORAC?

ORAC is a 3D chemical modelling software designed for UNIX OS and I have downloaded the tarball http://www.chim.unifi.it/orac/orac.5_3_3.tags.rel_5.3.3.r1963.tar.gz and extracted it but now I have no ...
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pinning a :i386 package

I have gcc-4.7 installed from the ubuntu-toolchain-r ppa. Since gcc-4.8 was recently added to that ppa, I've run into a problem. Acroread wants libstdc++6:i386, but I can't figure out how to pin that ...
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Is there any place on the internet that houses window themes (as Ubuntu tweak calls them) and gtk themes for ubuntu?

I'm wonder if there is like a one-stop place on the internet where I can find all the window themes and gtk themes I could possibly want for Ubuntu. I would like these themes to be compatible with 32 ...
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How do I get LibreOffice to make titles for columns such that as I scroll down I see the titles instead of “A,B,C,…” for columns?

By instead of "A,B,C,..." I mean the column letters you see in this screenshot: I am using LibreOffice 4.0.2 that I installed from the tarball of debian packages that I downloaded from the ...
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32 bit Wine in 64 bit PC running Ubuntu 64 bit Precise

As I'm using dotnet20, I've setup a WINEPREFIX=~/.wine32 with WINEARCH=win32 (as per question 'Installing dotnet2,0 on 64 bit machine'). I saw in above question (How to install 32 Bit Wine on 64 Bit ...
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How do I install qBittorrent 3.0.9 from the tarball?

Source Tarball. I started with the instructions found in the "INSTALL" file found in the extracted tarball and after I typed ./configure after which I received the error: Configuring qbittorrent ... ...
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run-init /sbin/init exec format error after reinstalling Ubuntu 32-bit with Ubuntu 64-bit

Today I wanted to install Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit, because I need it for certain programs. However during installation, the installer offered me to reinstall my old system (32-bit), so did (I know, I must ...
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Questions about architecture

So, I've been trying to learn as much as I can about linux operating systems, and something is currently confusing me. uname -a Linux L655 3.5.0-27-generic #46-Ubuntu SMP Mon Mar 25 19:58:17 UTC ...
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How do put two operating systems on one DVD-R? [duplicate]

How would I go about installing Ubuntu 32 and 64 bit 12.10 on the same disk? I would really like to do this if you could help. I'm on Ubuntu 12.10 64bit ATM if that helps. Edit: What I meant was ...
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Updated answers for 32 bit vs 64 bit Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have Intel 3rd gen processor i5 & ATI Radeon 7670m GPU in my 64 bit Laptop. I want to install Ubuntu. But I am not able ti understand which version to Install. The answers for this question are ...
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WUBI doesn't work with 32 bit windows

Well as the title says I can't use Wubi with 32 bit windows, it produces an error. Is there any fix?
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How do I get Jmol to show implicit Hydrogens?

For some reason when I use Jmol it fails to show implicit hydrogens even when I have the box labelled, "Show Hydrogens" ticked. How do I overcome this problem? I am running 32 bit 12.10 on a Dell ...
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How to replace Ubuntu 32-bit with 64-bit in dual boot?

I just got a new Lenovo Ideapad y580 running Windows 8. Today I took my first crack at dual booting Ubuntu on it. Since 32 bit is marked recommended, that is what I downloaded, but apparently it is ...
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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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What Free Ubuntu-Compatible Software Exists for the 3D Visualisation of Biologic Proteins and Peptides?

What Free Ubuntu-Compatible Software Exists for the 3D Visualisation of Biologic Proteins and Peptides? I asked this question ...
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BCM43142 drivers for Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit [duplicate]

related to How do I install BCM43142 wireless drivers for Dell Vostro 3460/3560? . That question is not reflecting a solution for Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit.
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Can ubuntu 64 bit run ubuntu 32 application? [duplicate]

Can ubuntu 64 bit run ubuntu 32 application? Now all our pcs and laptop are i7, 16GB memory.
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Install ubuntu 32 bit on windows 8 uefi [duplicate]

I have just bought a new laptop with WIndows 8(uefi) preinstalled. I want to Install Ubuntu 32 bit as a second partition, but the ubuntu 32 bit doesnt recognise uefi. Is there anyway i can install ...
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error: package architecture (amd64) does not match system (i386)

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 and by the way my wireless is not working. So, I'm trying to fix this problem manually. I have installed the 64 bit Ubuntu already. The problem is I cannot install ...
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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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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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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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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 ...