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

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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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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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DualBoot 32Win & 64Mac from Live USB +Persistance

So I have a 32 bit Live USB with persistance that I use to write code, cause that's just how I roll. I can boot it onto my school computers(32 bit Win) no problem, but obviously not my Mac (2007 iMac, ...
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Ubuntu install freezes using every method on Windows XP

I'll list the information I know, but I'm not a programmer or computer whiz so if you need more please explain how I can obtain it for you. I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a Sony Vaio laptop, running ...
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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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32bit program on 64bit Ubuntu fails when using linux 32 before setup.sh

When I try to install a 32 bit program on ubuntu 13.10 64bit it falis. My command is as follow: linux32 ./setup.sh Output is: The setup program seems to have failed on x86/unknown Fatal ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 fails to start after installing ia32-libs

I was following the question and instruction in this post to run 32bit applications on my Ubuntu 12.04. ia32-libs broken package (Ubuntu 12.04 x64) In particular, I did the followings: sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu x64 installation

So my computer tells me that the processor is 64-bit capable, but it has 32-bit Windows Vista installed on it. Would it be okay to install 64-bit Ubuntu alongside 32-bit Windows or would it have big ...
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Microsoft silverlight not in Ubuntu 13.04 Netflix desktop app [duplicate]

I thought it would be fun to put Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit on my PC, I have been told Netflix would work on 64-bit, bit it didn't. I checked terminal, long story short with 64-bit was I don't know what ...
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dpkg remove, dependencies problems

I have just reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04. I was sure I was installing the 32 bits version, however it turns out (wt* ???) it is actually a 64 bits version. In the meantime, I tried to install some library ...
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Why do i have 32b Ubuntu after installing the 64b version? [duplicate]

to keep things simple i downloaded the 64b version of Ubuntu to try out on a spare computer but it turns out i have a 32b version? i even made sure to double check with the website and sure enough i ...
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32-bit to 64-bit migration using virtualbox

I have a 32-bit Ubuntu installation which I would like to migrate to 64-bit. To minimize risk and to ensure that the installation is working I would like to first do the install on a virtualbox VM. I ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I uninstall 64-bit Ubuntu to install 32-bit?

Wubi has automatically installed 64-bit Ubuntu on my 32-bit Windows Vista laptop. Virtually every action in Ubuntu is now met with an error message. Can I cleanly remove this installation and ...
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How to install every 32 bit library on 64 bit Ubuntu?

I bought a new laptop this Christmas and installed Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit edition on it. I downloaded Steam and bought Trine 2, but I can't get it to work. I installed ia32-libs, but still nothing. Is ...
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Tripple booting with Refit

I am currently working on a MAC that is dual booting Ubuntu 10.04 32-bit with MAC OS X (Lion I think) 64-bit via Refit; I never use the OS X partition because I can't stand the UI on Macs, my question ...
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Unable to install Steam 64bit - Wrong architecture (Lubuntu 12.04)

I'm on a new install of Lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer Aspire 5534 (specifications here, tl;dr: AMD dual-core 64bit) trying to install steam_latest.deb from the Steam website. When I open gdebi to install, ...
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How to remove bandwidthd 32 bit from 64 bit Xubuntu

i downloaded bandwidthd from here and tried to install it using Ubuntu Software Center. It failed, but still it breaks my Xubuntu. Later i found that it is for 32 bit while mine is 64 bit system. ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 over Ubuntu 11.10 seems to hang

My installation of Ubuntu 12.10 over Ubuntu 11.10 seems to hang on "saving installed packages". How long should I wait before knowing for sure that something is wrong? I stopped it once and tried ...
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installing Ubuntu 32 bit and Lubuntu 64 bit with the same home directories

Mine is a 64 bit machine and I had installed "32" bit Ubuntu to try it out and hence installed many apps and developed many things and configured it for many things. Now it seems that my laptop needs ...
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Partial wine packages won't remove completely

I've looked at a few answers for this problem apt-get commands to remove clean and purge packages. I've also tried removing the leftover packages by name but that does not work either. Only one of ...
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Overheating in HP Pavillion DM4-2102EO laptop

The features are Intel Core i5 AMD Radeon Temperatures are acpiz 55°C core 0 55°C core 1 56°C core 2 54°C Radeon 66°C Is that ok, what can I do? This did not happen on Windows 7 and the ...
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Can I Upgrade From 32-Bit to 64-Bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I switch a 32-bit installation to a 64-bit one? I have a 64-bit processor (Intel i3 second gen), and when I installed Ubuntu I went with the 32-bit version ...
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How do I install/compile CORSIKA & FLUKA for 32-bit Ubuntu 12.04?

I want to use some programs (CORSIKA and FLUKA) which are essentially designed for 32 bit systems. I've installed the 32-bit version of 12.04 on my system (Intel® Core™ i7-2700K CPU @ 3.50GHz × 8). ...
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Shoud I use Java/Eclipse 32 or 64-bit in Ubuntu 64-bit? [closed]

I have Ubuntu 64-bit. So I should use Java/Eclipse 32 or 64-bit? I think Java 64-bit is a little heavy.
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Why is my `/usr/lib64` directory empty, even after installing adobe flash 64bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? Well, I installed Adobe Flash Player 64 bit today and I noticed, it asked me to place something in /usr/lib64 but after installation, it's ...
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Does the AMD Sempron 140 CPU support 64-bit Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit and which should I choose? Few days earlier I had completely shifted to Ubuntu ( frm windows). I had downloaded a 64-bit ...
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How to change Ubuntu from 64 to 32 bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I switch from ubuntu amd64 to ubuntu 32bit My brother installed 64 bit Ubuntu on my moms old PC (dualboot with winXP) and it runs very crappily. It is on Ubuntu ...