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

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What is the difference between /usr/lib, /usr/lib32 and /usr/lib64 [duplicate]

Most of the answers I have seen say that /usr/lib32 is for 32 bit libraries and /usr/lib64 is for 64 bit libraries. Then what is /usr/lib for? Also I have read that 64 bit libraries are located /usr/...
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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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WebCam image is Fuzzy

I use a Samsung R519 Laptop with an integrated webcam (Webcam SCB-0320N). The image from the WebCam is fuzzy. How can I control the Webcam settings? . Version of Ubuntu Installed Version 16.04 LTS (...
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Monodevelop 5.1 doesn't start in ubuntu 14.04 32 bit

I recently downgraded from ubuntu 16.04 to ubuntu 14.04. For some reasons, I don't want to upgrade to 16.04. I did a clean install of 14.04, erased the root partition.. but now after I followed the ...
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how can I get Ubuntu 32-bit? It seems you can no longer get it off the Ubuntu website

I am trying to get Ubuntu 32 bit because the computer i am putting it on has 2 GB of RAM. I can no longer find the 32 bit download on Ubuntu's website. Can someone help me? Link or instruction how to ...
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How to make a 32 and 64 bit Ubuntu MATE iso?

I have been trying to create an iso containing both 32 bit and 64 bit versions of Ubuntu MATE. When I boot up o a VM, it shows the grub screen, but if i select anything, the VM hangs, if its 32 bit, ...
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How do I install 32 bit anaconda on my 64 bit machine?

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and use Python 2.7.11 |Anaconda 4.0.0 (64-bit) but in order to properly run pygame (which is only available in 32 bit) I need to have 32 bit Anaconda. I tried it with ...
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Issues while trying to run32bit application on 64bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server

I have a VM running 64bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server on which I'm trying to run an application which is 32 bit root@ubuntu-vm:~# file fastagrep fastagrep: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version ...
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Can I install Visual Studio Code on Ubuntu 32 bit?

Is it possible to install VS Code on 32 bit ubuntu machine? if yes please provide the steps.
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How do I get the latest Java JRE version? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and I need the latest version of Java JRE to run certain games but I have the old version and I do not know how I can update it. I tried downloading it from https://java.com/...
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32-bit or 64-bit for Dell Optiplex 780 [duplicate]

My Dell Optiplex 780 is blanccoed, how do I know whether I need a 32 or 64 bit ubuntu?
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Lubuntu 32-bit, How to get Panoramio images to work in Google Earth

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 on a 32-bit ThinkPad T60. As a matter of course, Panoramio images won't show up in Google Earth; all solutions (one, really) around the Web concern 64-bit Linux. Is there a ...
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Can't install Guitar Pro 6 on 64-bit Ubuntu on laptop, but I could on desktop

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit on both my laptop and my desktop. I managed to install Guitar Pro 6 on my desktop by using 32-bit dependencies, following the instructions here to install: I ...
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Using flash player on a 32-bit machine

This is kind of two problems bundled together. I'll focus on only one and I'll try to be as specific as possible: I don't have flash player installed on Firefox, I started looking and it turns out ...
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“drm:[drm_crtc_helper_set_config] *ERROR* failed to set mode on [CRTC6]” during install

I have a desktop PC which I built a while back. It has an Athlon XP 2500+, 2.5GB RAM, and an Nvidia (PNY Verto) Geforce 6200. I removed the CD drive to add another hard drive so I install from a USB ...
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Error loading shared library

I'm trying to run an old 32bit app on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I've installed basic 32bit support via sudo apt-get install libc6-i386, but I now get a confusing message about shared libraries. It seems to be ...
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How do I build a 32-bit Debian binary on 64-bit Ubuntu?

I would like to build a 32-bit binary for the Atom text editor on 64-bit Ubuntu by building Atom (with script/build) and then running script/grunt mkdeb). script/grunt mkdeb calls on this script to ...
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Where can I find 32-bit version of Ubuntu?

I need to find the 32-bit version, and all I keep finding is the 64-bit. Can anyone provide me with a link?
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Importancia del espacio de intercambio [duplicate]

tengo una duda, instalé recientemente en mi PC Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 32 Bits. Pero al hacerlo omití la creación del espacio de intercambio. Después de haber instalado Ubuntu, la pantalla se me queda ...
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14.04 to 16.04 upgrade : Huge slowdown, why?

I have an older laptop with 2GB RAM. I have been running Kubuntu 32-bit installations for a number of years. I decided to move from 14.04 to 16.04. I had the option of 32-bit or 64-bit. I do have the ...
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Error in execution of multi2sim simulator [closed]

cust@cust:~$ cd ~/Desktop/multi2sim-5.0 cust@cust:~/Desktop/multi2sim-5.0$ g++ matx.cpp -o matx cust@cust:~/Desktop/multi2sim-5.0$ ./matx Enter the order of matrix (must be n*n) 1 * 1 ...
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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 16.04 32 bit. Problems with PyCharm Community

I've got a same problem as a guy here. But I have 32 bit system. I've tried to fix it as the top answer advices, but instead of working pycharm I catch much more problems, which are wroten at this ...
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Steam won't start on Ubuntu 16.04

After it was reinstalled, updates downloaded but it won’t start even from the terminal. This is the error message it gives: Running Steam on ubuntu 16.04 32-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled ...
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How to fix slow Ubuntu 14.04

I have the Acer Aspire 5532. The stats are: •AMD Athalon™ 64 processor TF-20 (1.6 GHz) •ATI Radeon™ HD3200 Graphics •3 GB Memory •160 GB HDD I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 to Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Why Won't Rhythmbox Coverart Plug-in Work? (Lubuntu 32 bits )

I have a similar question to the one asked here : Why Won't Rhythmbox Coverart Plug-in Work? (Kubuntu) I am running a Lubuntu 16.04 32 bits OS on my old laptop that I want to use as a "...
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Only 1 GB of RAM. Should I go for 32-bit Lubuntu, or 64-bit?

I know this has been explained very well in general, but I want to ask for advice on this particular situation. I hope it's not considered a duplicate. My friend has this old netbook with only 1 GB ...
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Keyboard works in bios but not Lubuntu

Works in bios, but not 14.04.4 login screen. Any ideas why? No installing other OSs please (looks at my dad) and I have a spare keyboard to use. It is a small netbook.
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Ubuntu on 32bit UEFI(only) based tablet pc

I've created a bootable USB of Ubuntu 16.04 64bit with Rufus, setting the drive to be a GPT for UEFI. Then I booted my tablet pc and I ran the UEFI BIOS, from which I turned secure boot off. I then ...
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how to install 32bit support in Ubuntu 16.04 64bit? [duplicate]

sudo apt-add-architecture i386 The above command does not work in Ubuntu 16.04 64bit I need 32bit support, how can I do?
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15.10 - unable to run 32bit wine

I have been trying to install wine on my 64bit Ubuntu 15.10 today and ran into some problems. I installed simply by running sudo apt-get install wine Now the issue is that I can't run the wine ...
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Installing Chrome OS Desktop Environment on my 32bit computer

This question says that it's possible to install Chrome OS as a desktop environment to Ubuntu but it's only available for 64bit PCs. Would it work on my 32bit PC? I just want to try it. It doesn't ...
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Installing Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 x64, 32 bit Package Problems

When I try to install Steam on my Ubuntu 16.04 x64, I see these errors. The following packages have unmet dependencies: steam:i386 : Depends: libc6:i386 (>= 2.15) but it is not going to be ...
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VirtualBox Manager says “Ubuntu (64-bit)” while OS prompt says 32-bit

My VirtualBox Manager says my OS is 64-bit. The command prompt says otherwise, however, and "About This Computer" confirms it's 32-bit. I wanted to go 64-bit all the way and I have no idea how this ...
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Authentication Error in 16.04 while opening a drive

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 32 bit whenever I want to open my drives it says: Everytime I get this error. Please tell me how I can access my other drives.
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(Ubuntu 15.10 64bit) Missing :i386 dependencies libglib2 and libgtk2

when I try to install certain 32bit programs like in this case Wine, from the Software Center or from the WineHQ repository, or for example PCSX2 I get errors for missing dependencies. When I try to ...
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How should I go about installing Chrome on ubuntu 14.04 32bit?

I would like to install Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04 32bit, but it's no longer supported.
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Steam says I am missing 32-bit libraries

When I install Steam I get: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6. How do I run
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install IRAF on Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit. Now I want to install programme IRAF, which is running on 32 bit system. And I can not install ia32-libs. sudo apt-get install ia32-libs this is not working What ...
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After Ubuntu 16.04 installation can't install almost anything

I fresh installed Ubuntu 16.04 to my laptop recently and since that I can't install lots of things. I know there is a bug in the Software Center but the problem is not limited to that. I can't install ...
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I installed Lubuntu 32 bit on 64 bit system. How should I go about upgrading to 64 bit?

I already downloaded the 64bit iso. I just don't know what's gonna happen, is it gonna make a third partition on my disk drive (currently have 2, one Windows one Lubuntu)? Do I have to delete the ...
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Is there a way to make 32-bit Mozilla Seamonkey work in a 64-bit XUbuntu 14.04?

My previous computer ran a 32-bit XUbuntu version 14.04 and 32-bit Mozilla Seamonkey as my default web browser. Now my new computer runs a 64-bit Xubuntu version 14.04, but there's no official 64-bit ...
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Internal microphone issue

Since flashing 32 bit Ubuntu 16.04 onto a rather aged Mac-Book, I've lost the use of the internal (analogue) microphones. I did a search which came up with two suggestions: Adding the lines alias ...
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Wake-on-LAN broken on 64 bit, works on 32 bit

How can I get WOL to work on 64 bit Ubuntu? It's a wierd situation. The hardware is a heavily modified ASUS G75VW 3D. Windows and 32 bit Ubuntu work fine for Wake on LAN. The motherboard has a minor ...
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Where can you download 32 bit edition of Google Chrome for Ubuntu OS?

Where can you download 32 bit edition of Google Chrome for Ubuntu OS?
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32-Bit UEFI Boot Support

I recently purchased a Dell Venue 8 Pro. I have read online about what it needs in order to boot into Ubuntu or any other Linux distro. From what I have gathered, what really needs to happen is 32-...
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32 bit vs. 64 bit Ubuntu on a Samsung Netbook NC-210

does anyone know if it is possible to run a 64-bit Ubuntu on a Samsung Netbook NC-210? And would there be advantages of using a 64 bit Ubuntu over the 32 bit version? In the MS Windows world this ...
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Is it possible to “upgrade” from a 32bit to a 64bit installation?

As per title, I wish to know if I can, after a successful 32bit setup and consequent software installations, update to a 64bit version. I know how to partition (actually one of the solutions is to ...
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ngrok installation in ubuntu 12.04

Having trouble to install ngrok in ubuntu, I went to https://ngrok.com/download and download it for ubuntu but it always give binary file which does not allow us to run in ubuntu, Can anyone suggest ...