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

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Ubuntu Server on 5 year old PC

I was recently downloading Ubuntu server to put on an old machine to serve media around my house. I was wondering why they recommend the 64-bit version of there server? Does this affect anything if ...
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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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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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Installing Atom text editor on 32-bit Ubuntu 13.10?

The Atom 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 for ...
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Cannot load acpi_cpufreq module [closed]

I have been trying hard recently to scale my CPU Frequency from 1GHz (the current frequency) to 1.67 GHz (the maximum frequency) but it won't let me as when I execute sudo cpufreq-set -u 1.67GHz it ...
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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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Install 64-bit (Trusty) on 32-bit (Saucy)

On an Ubuntu 32-bit system (Saucy), I'm trying to install the 64-bit version of Trusty. For this I've created a new partition and (temp.) mounted on /mnt. After installation of (all?) needed packages ...
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Can I have common CD for 64 bit Ubuntu and 32 bit Ubuntu?

Why does not Ubuntu have a common CD to install Ubuntu, choosing at time of installation whether to install 32 bit or 64 bit Ubuntu, Like Windows disks. Is there any tweak that would allow ...
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12.04 can't connect to 64 bit WEP

I'm an absolute beginner to Linux, and I already have a problem. Go me! I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit on my desktop PC, dual booted with my previously installed Windows XP. I have a 64 bit ...
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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 ...