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

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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, ...
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Switch from Ubuntu 13.04 64bit to 32bit

Actually after reading my problem, most of you will laugh at me. I myself am, for such a stupid mistake. What exactly happened was, I was downloading 32-bit version of Ubuntu 13.04 for my old PC. ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 32 bit in a 64 bit machine? [duplicate]

I have a Windows 8 64 bit machine (Asus N56VJ) and I was asked to install a 32 bit Linux OS at the university for a programming course. The main problem is that I'm not able to boot from CD (already ...
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Kubuntu 12.10 - Do I have to install all the i386 packages in order to run wine on an amd64 machine?

Actually I have several questions here, but the main problem I want to solve is that, I need to run wine1.6 on my amd64 machine, which installed Kubuntu 12.10 for now. First thing I noticed was that, ...
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Printing problem , Canon LBP2900

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 , 32bit . when I'm printing nothing happen. I actually install my printer drivers , canon LBP2900 from canon site , its contain 2 *.deb file : ...
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Install 32-bit version of Oracle JDK 7 on a 64-bit Ubuntu?

I am using http://askubuntu.com/a/61873/23678 to install the 64-bit version of Oracle JDK 7 under Ubuntu 64-bit. Is there a way to tweak this mechanism to install the 32-bit JDK instead? If not, how ...
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How to install compiz-plugin-extras and make it work correctly?

I'm still having problems with Compiz... I did everything that you imagine... but "animation add-on" still does not appear in Compiz... I have already done the command apt-get install ...
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How do I convert a x86 RPM to a x86 DEB within a x64 system?

In my case the software I am trying to convert is the Lacie lightscribe labeler. 1.- I renamed the RPM mv LaCie\ LightScribe\ Labeler\ 1.0\ Linux.rpm lacie-lightscribe-labeler-1.0.rpm 2.- Convert ...
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Ubuntu 32 to 64 bit [duplicate]

I've installed ubuntu 12.04 in a dual boot with a windows 7. I've got the ISO months ago to use in another pc (32bit). Now I've got an laptop with windows 7 64-bit, and installed the 32-bit ubuntu. ...
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Difference between installing libx:i386 and lib32x

There's a series of libs available in the Ubuntu repositories like lib32stdc++6 and lib32ncurses5. You can either install these on a 64 bit system, or go for installing libstdc++6:i386 and ...
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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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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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Can't get 32 bit Ubuntu to boot on a macbook

I have tried 12.04 and 13.04 and neither one creates a bootable disk. I already have 64 bit Ubuntu but need 32 bit for a specific program that I need to run. I have tried Startup Disk Creator on ...
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I Installed 64 bit OS in 32 bit Processor

As the title suggest, I accidentally installed 64bit Ubuntu 13.04 in 32bit Processor, and it is working fine for now (actually I feel my PC became more responsive). Will there be any problem in the ...
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Ubuntu freezes at installation-dialog and at live-boot

i´m quite new to ubuntu/linux, because i prefered using windows, yet. Now i have a older notebook that runs very slow with windows xp and consumples a lot of battery. So i choosed to use a more ...
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I want to change from 64 bit Ubuntu 12.10 to 32 bit [closed]

I had installed Ubuntu 12.10 amd64 Desktop on my laptop, but I realized my laptop's hardware is not meant for 64 bit Ubuntu. (I also have Windows 7 installed in another partion) Is there any way to ...
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32 bit or 64 bit for 13.04

Can I change from 64 bit to 32 bit without re-installing 13.04? I believe that I installed it as a 64 bit, and am wondering if that is causing all of the problems that I am having since the ...
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installation i386 Ubunto desktop 13.04

I am trying to install "ubuntu-13.04-desktop-i386.iso" on a Dell optiplex gx270. I used "Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.3.5" to get it on an external Seagate Freeagent USB harddrive. No problem. I ...
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Installed 64-bit ubuntu on 32-bit windows vista [duplicate]

I am not very knowledgeable about computing, so pardon me if I am asking a stupid question. I installed ubuntu on my 32-bit windows vista via http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/windows-installer ...
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How to update Ubuntu to i386 from terminal or a .ISO file?

All right. I re-install my Ubuntu 64bits, but now it's very slow. I'm downloading the 32bits .iso from Transmission and I want know if has any possibility to "update" from this iso file. If don't, can ...
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How to publish a game that requires native libraries on the Ubuntu Sofware Center

Very recently I published a proprietary game on the Ubuntu Software Center. I uploaded a Debian package containing the binary files. Since the game is written in Java I used 'any' architecture in the ...
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Can a partition table be edited from a LiveUSB of another architecture?

My purpose is to re-partition a dual-boot machine (running Ubuntu 13.04 / Windows 7), i.e. the current table is as follows: ----------------------------------------------------------- | | ...
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Maas enlist nodes with pxe timeout

I am testing maas on ubuntu 13.04 32-bit, when booting a node with pxe for enlisting it times out after loading initrd.gz: Loading i386/generic/raring/commisioning/linux........ Loading ...
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My computer boots to a black screen [duplicate]

I know there are a lot of threads for this, but I can't seem to find a satisfying answer for my specific situation. I have an Acer-Aspire 5738Z-4619 with the following specifications: ...
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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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Ubuntu gnome 64- or 32-bit with i7? [duplicate]

so I'm sure my PC is 64 bit, but while downloading ubuntu gnome, I encountered this: PC (Intel x86) desktop image For almost all PCs. This includes most machines with Intel/AMD/etc type ...
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Which Ubuntu for Software Development

Please suggest me in this regard. I am having a Lenono PC and Dell Inspiron N5010 (both are 64 bit with 4GB of RAM, Intel I5 Processors). My requirement is: "A fully stable operating system (Ubuntu) ...
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New computer installation problems

I've just bought a new desktop computer: Gigabyte 970A-DS3 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 AMD FX8350 RAM: 16 Gb I'd like to install 13.04 64-bit, but when I try to install, mouse doesn't work at all ...
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does ubuntu 13.04 desktop (32 bit) already have open stack bundled in?

From the the literature, it seems that ONLY Ubuntu 13.04 server (64-bit) has Open Stack bundled in, and not Ubuntu 13.04 desktop (32-bit). Is this true? Also it seems that there is NO Ubuntu 13.04 ...
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Installing Ubuntu on an Asus Vivotab Smart Windows 8 32-bit processor tablet

Good day, I just got an Asus Vivotab Smart with Windows 8 but the processor is actually a 32-bit type. I am kinda confused with the Ubuntu version to install (32-bit or 64-bit). I have read all the ...
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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 ...