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

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Stuck on “Configuring bcmwl-kernel-source (i386)” while installing Ubuntu 14.04

So, as the title says, installation get stuck while Configuring that package. Now, I am aware that this question has already been asked, but the solution requires internet connection and I don't have ...
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32 bit or 64bit ubuntu based distro for my machine [duplicate]

I am relative new user and i like ubuntu based distros (since i can google everythng up and make it work without overheating my brain) and i was wandering what ubuntu based distro would you recommend ...
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Old zt computer tower isn't booting from xubuntu minimal cd

When I'm trying to boot my PC from the Xubuntu minimal CD, it fails. It just goes straight to the other operating system, windows vista. I don't have admin access is that occurring the problem? My ...
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Has anybody been able to install Acestream on Ubuntu 14.04 32bit?

I'm trying to follow the instructions on wiziwig.eu but I can't find the dependency packages python2.7-apsw and so forth...
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Installed 32 bit

so I am kind of new to the UBuntu thing and I installed 32 bit instead of 64 bit ( my pc has 8gb of ram , but did not realize that at the time) . My question is should I re-install the 64-bit or live ...
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Installing Nemo file manager on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

How to install Nemo file manager on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 Bit Please anyone help me. Which repositories should I use for installing Nemo On Ubuntu.
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why is my ubuntu 14.04 32 bit fresh install painfully slow on my fitpc2

I have 14.04 64 on another machine running well on another machine. I installed 14.04 32 bit on this Fitpc2 mini pc with an intel 40 gig ssd drive because it has 1 gig of ram. I erased the SSD drive ...
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Can we have both 32 bit & 64 bit architecture on a single machine

Most softwares support 32 bit architecture. Some high end software need 64 bit architecture. Can we have both architecture on a single distro ?
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Developing 32 bit application and using it in 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to develop 32 bit c++ applications on an Ubuntu 14.04, 64 bit machine and use it on both 32 bit and 64 bit machines. One of the main difficulties I face is that I use some library which ...
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Unable to execute binary file. Exec format error

I recently heard about Breach, a Node.js based browser. I was following the instructions on http://codeforgeek.com/2014/08/download-install-breach-browser-ubuntu-14-04/ to install it but got the ...
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“CPU is not supported” when I attempt to run .sh files on a 32bit version of Ubuntu

I have an Ubuntu 32bit virtual machine. I am trying to install intel composer on to this machine (having downloaded it for non commercial use from the intel website). However when I try and run any of ...
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is it possible to run a VM on 64 bit host imported from a 32 bits host?

Goal: Export and import an Ubuntu VM Original System: -Host machine (Windows 7 32 bits) -Virtualization sysem (VirtualBox) New System: -Host machine (Ubuntu 14.04, 64 bits) -Virtualization sysem ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS stuck on 'Configuring bcmwl-kernel-source (i386)'

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my HP Pavilion dv5000, but it's stuck during the installation on 'Configuring bcmwl-kernel-source (i386)'. Where is the problem? How to fix it? I tried ...
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64 v amd64 distribution [duplicate]

This must have been asked many times, but for some reason it's not clear from about ten mins looking into it why is there a separate 64bit and amd64? does this mean 32 bit code won't run on the ...
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32bit or 64bit version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu for about a year now, and have recently got a 2nd hand laptop, the specs are as follows Dual Core 1.46gb Intel Pentium Dual CPU T2310 (64bit), 1.99 GB Ram, and a 160gb hdd ...
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Which ubuntu to install on 32 bit machine having 4 gb ram [duplicate]

I have a 32 bit machine and had planned to install ubuntu 14.04 on it. I am confused because on the ubuntu download page it says 32 bit (for machines less than 2 gb ram) , since I have 4 gb of ram on ...
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I can I install a 32 bit version of libsdl1.2debian on a 64 bit machine?

I'm trying to install a 32 bit version of libsdl1.2debian as a program I'm trying to run, Powder Toy, returns this when launched: /home/kyle/golly/powder-89.2-lin32/powder: error while loading shared ...
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How to install build-essential:i386 to compile a 32-bit executable on a 64-bit system?

apt-get install build-essential:i386 doesn't work at all: The following packages have unmet dependencies: build-essential:i386 : Depends: gcc:i386 (>= 4:4.4.3) but it is not going to be installed ...
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Citrix Receiver on Lubuntu 14.04 32-bit

I see that Citrix Receiver is currently available for Ubuntu 13.10, and there are threads about installing it on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Is there any way to install it on Lubuntu 14.04 32-bit?
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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit - Provides in a package not working

I have recently switched over to 14.04 64bit from 12.04 32bit. I use packages that are built by my company and I have added architecture dependency in the sources.list file like: deb [arch=i386] ...
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Problem in Ubuntu Installation

Recently I decided to start using Ubuntu. I have a Lenovo S10-3t laptop. It has no CD drive, so I tried to install Ubuntu via Universal USB installer. The problem I am facing is, that I do the process ...
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32-bit PAE - Only 2 GB of ram recognized, 4 GB installed

Ok, there are a lot of this question and still I don't have an answer, so maybe I give it a shot asking the question. I recently bought a 2 Gb RAM and put it into another DIMM slot. So now I have 4 ...
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Acer Aspire One, system slow. Graphics problem?

I have a Acer Aspire One Intel Atom CPU N280 1.66GHz 2gb RAM Video: Intel Mobile 945GSE Express Integrated Graphics Controller It was running Windows Vista before, and was very slow. I tried to ...
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TrueCrypt container sluggish data transfer only in Ubuntu

I downloaded two setup files for truecrypt namely truecrypt-7.1a-linux-x86.tar.gz & TrueCrypt Setup 7.1a.exe one for linux & one for my windows8 I installed both the files in respective OSes ...
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Do I need to upgrade my kernel?

my first post here, so be kind, lol, I know you will be. I run a dual boot between Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and the Linux is a whole new learning curve for me. I bought an ...
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Going from 32-bit to 64-bit, will “Reinstall Ubuntu” in the installer break my system?

I'm trying to go from a 32-bit Xubuntu 14.04 to a 64-bit Xubuntu 14.04. In the installer, I get this option: Reinstall Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. My /home is already on a separate partition, so my ...
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How to check if my Wine prefix is 32 bit or 64 bit?

I saw tons of threads explaining how to create a 32 bit prefix, but I want to check if the prefix I'm using is 32 bit or 64 bit. The reason I'm asking is that I'm using PlayOnLinux, and I've created a ...
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Installing 32bit wireless driver on amd64

I have a Dell Latitude 3330 laptop. After updates my wireless stopped working. Found the drivers, deb files. When I try to install using Ubuntu Software Centre, i am getting a message saying wrong ...
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32-bit OS on a 64 bit processor [duplicate]

I have a laptop with a 64-bit processor, but by accident i installed the 32-bit version of Ubuntu 14.04. i can always back my data up, and re-install Ubuntu, but i want to know if using 32-bit will be ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 x64 HPmini 100-3100 getting stuck

here is the thing: I install last Ubuntu version in a Hp mini 110-3100 with n455 1.66ghz 64bit I-Atom processor and 2gb RAM, should i install Ubuntu 32bit? because, 64 bit is getting stuck for no ...
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Ubuntu with both 32bit and 64bit libcurl

Im running a c++ application and Asterisk in 64bit Ubuntu machine.My C++ application needs 32bit libcurl. And Asterisk needs 64bit libcurl to do some http calls in the dialpaln.Can I keep both 32bit ...
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determine if you have a 64bit processor [duplicate]

I would like to find out on the console if my processor is 64 bit capable. I can find out that I have installed the 32 bit version of Ubuntu with uname -a If it doesn't contain 64 at all, then I ...
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Am I using more than 4 GB on my 32-bit system?

I have a relatively clean installation of Ubuntu which reads this under system details: I've read everywhere that 32-bit OSs don't support more than 4 GB of RAM (some sources say 3 GB), so what's ...
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failure linking 32bit app using libexpat on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I'm trying to build the i386 version of the fontconfig packages, and the configure script fails to find the expat library, which is installed for both architectures. The failing test app build ...
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logging into a LXC container

Trying to create LXC container to run 32bit Wine on my 64bit machine. I have done all as instructed. Then coming to the part, where to start the container: sudo lxc-start -n my32bitbox After a ...
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install 32bit or 64 for older pc [duplicate]

I got a hp/compaq presario c751nr, this laptop is a older computer with 2gb of ram i think it has a 64 bit processor but i believe it came with 32 bit vista,correct me if im wrong. im a tech savy ...
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Installing 32-bit Wine 1.7.19 on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm having a bad time trying to install 32-bit version of Wine 1.7.19 on a 64-bit version of Ubuntu 14.04. I've got through all the questions related to that on AskUbuntu but I haven't found a working ...
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Installation taking a very long time, hangs at “Configuring bcmwl-kernel-source” [closed]

I am installing Ubuntu 14.04(32-bit) on my laptop (Compaq Presario V2000), and after about 7 hours, it is still in Configuring bcmwl-kernel-source (i386) mode. The messages I read are as follows: ...
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How to install 32-bit Windows apps on 64-bit Ubuntu (ver : 14.04)? [duplicate]

I am getting errors while running 32-bit windows applications via Wine 1.7 on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Please help.
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Determining system architecture

Does anyone know of a program or script I can use to find out what architecture my Sony VAIO PCV-RS520 desktop computer is? I've been mulling over an upgrade to 14.04 64-bit, however I am not sure if ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS Adobe Flash Player

I have Adobe Flash Player installed on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 32-bit but there seems to be a few instances of the same player especially in Google Chrome. When I check through chrome://plugins/ I saw two ...
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Can I install 64 bit Ubuntu on my Intel Core i7 64bit PC? [duplicate]

I've an Intel Core i7 64 bit PC. I've seen that Ubuntu 14.04 LTS has the following two versions.. ubuntu-14.04-desktop-i386.iso (Intel 32 bit) ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso (AMD 64 bit) Can ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 install fails on Dell Inspiron B130 with Broadcom 4318

I have a Dell Inspiron B130 I am trying to install 32-bit Xubuntu 14.04 on. The install of 13.10 was AOK but the update failed catastrophically, so I am reinstalling from scratch. WiFi and the ...
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Installing Atom text editor on 32-bit Ubuntu

The Atom text editor, newly introduced by the GitHub team, looks like "a hackable text editor for the 21st Century", and I must say, the screenshots have lured me. Official binaries are only available ...
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Can I install the 64 bit version?

Ok, I've always, for some reason, thought that my cpu had 32 bit registers... so I always installed the 32bit version of all OSs that I've used. Now though I ran a lscpu, and I get: fer@fer-lap:~$ ...
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Is there Ubuntu Server for 32bit systems?

Please help! I have 3 desktops and 1 laptop and bring the laptop everywhere and keep the 3 desktops at home and they all have Ubuntu on them and I would like to access media and any kind of files I ...
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how to get ubuntu to load via DVD onto pc on xp

Downloaded the 32bit Desktop 14.04 version using a Windows 7 laptop. I have checked the download using winMD5SUM - ok- and burned a DVD using Deepburner. After several tries at booting the pc in ...
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How to downgrade from 64-bit to 32-bit

I have a 2gb chromebook with 64-bit ubuntu 12.04 and it runs extremly slow and often crashes so how to I downgrade it to 32-bit or is their another solution?
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can I upgrade ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit from 13.10 32 bit [duplicate]

Currently I am using ubuntu 13.10 32 bit version. Can I upgrade it to ubuntu 14.04 64 bit version?
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Upgraded my 32 bit machine with 64 bit live image of Ubuntu 14.04 by accident!

I just upgraded my 64 bit laptop successfully to Ubuntu 14.04 using a 64 bit live image and then upgraded my Desktop with the same 64 bit image forgetting that my desktop is a 32 bit machine. Now my ...