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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

3
votes
0answers
56 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
43 views

My Ubuntu dies over night

It's on 24/7 and sometimes overnight, say once a week, it does this. The mouse will move, caps lock led toggles, screen still displayed but no click does anything. Pretty soon, clicking and tapping ...
3
votes
0answers
228 views

For a 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 install, How to install Broadcom wireless 32 bit drivers offline

I have found the steps for doing this with the 64 bit installation of Ubuntu, and I assume that the steps are the same for the most part with the exception of the actual files used. I need some ...
3
votes
0answers
69 views

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] ...
2
votes
0answers
59 views

Ubuntu 32 Bit boot from USB

I'm having trouble getting to boot to 32 bit Ubuntu from a 64 bit machine. Everything I'm reading says there shouldn't be an issue. I've been able to boot from the 64 bit version when installed on a ...
2
votes
0answers
878 views

Unable to compile 32 bit Qt 4.8.6 libraries on 64 bit machine

I am trying to build 32 bit Qt 4.8.6 libraries on Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed additional libraries sudo apt-get install libx32gcc-4.8-dev sudo apt-get install libc6-dev-i386 sudo apt-get install ...
2
votes
0answers
108 views

Esterel Compiling in Ubuntu 64 bit

The latest version of esterel is available only in 32 bit. Installed it in 64 bit ubuntu. When compiling esterl to C. I haven't get any errors. esterel -simul foo.strl cc -c foo.c While running: ...
2
votes
0answers
410 views

Error installing needed libraries for Steam

So I installed Steam from the steampowered.com download. Now that Steam's installed, when I try to run it I get the following: Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386,...
2
votes
0answers
111 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
80 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
548 views

Install 32 bit JRE on 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 for Nokia SDK 2.0

I have successfully install java for my ubuntu through terminal but in mobile project want to include Nokia SDK 2.0 but this Platform is not able to run without 32bit jre. Error The SDK could not ...
2
votes
0answers
64 views

Change Bootloader title to include bit

Secondlife runs on 32 bit linux. I've tried WINE, Crossover, and installing the 32 bit libraries. Nothing has worked so now I'm having to install a 32 bit copy of Ubuntu as a second partition just to ...
2
votes
0answers
85 views

Both 64-bit and 32-bit support for development purposes

I'm looking for directions to complete in the most convenient way (well at least without lots of troubles) set up as in subject. I need (probably): 64 bit platform for running 64-bit Vmware Win7 ...
1
vote
0answers
10 views

Wine Error Window Popping Up Without Further Issues

I can run Wine apps without issues. But each time starting them up I keep getting two of the same Wine error windows ("The program (unidentified) has encountered ... and needs to close. We are sorry ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

Alsa chroot java program doesn't find microphone

I made a chroot environment from an architecture i386. Now I installed ALSA on it (alsa-base, alsa-utils, asound2). I mounted the proc,sys and dev directory too. Then I tested my microphone with the ...
1
vote
0answers
56 views

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 "...
1
vote
0answers
80 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
162 views

Install 32 bit OpenJFX in 64Bit Ubuntu

I'm still not sure of this will fix my printing problem, but I'm trying to revert my Java into a 32 bit version, after finding out my 64 bit Java doesn't communicate with CUPS. (Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit) ...
1
vote
0answers
26 views

Could I put both the AMD64 and i386 Ubuntu images on one usb drive?

Basically, the PC I use at home is 64-bit and the computers at my school are 32-bit. I'm kind of doubting it, but I'm wondering if I can make a persistent liveUSB of Ubuntu with the startup disk maker ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

Wrong system architecture detected

I have recently reinstalled my Ubuntu 14.04 (after introducing some changes to the disk) and I have run into a strange problem. I have 64 bit processor and I've installed 64 bit system (as shown in ...
1
vote
0answers
210 views

libglu1-mesa-dev, how to keep both i386 and amd64 packages

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit I want to build both 32-bit and 64-bit app under 64-bit Ubuntu. I have a problem with package libglu1-mesa-dev, when I install i386 package, it removes amd64, and ...
1
vote
0answers
130 views

Upgrading OLD model Mac Mini A1176 (32bit firmware) to Ubuntu 14.04

I'm looking for answers here. I've tried a number of options. I have an A1176 mac, I'd like it to run the latest stable version of Ubuntu (Trusty Tahr) on account that it will only run Snow Leopard, ...
1
vote
0answers
131 views

Running Live with 4GB RAM. 32-bit or 64-bit?

I have a laptop with 4GB RAM and it is fully 64-bit capable. However I prefer to run Ubuntu from Live CD or USB. This takes 2GB of the RAM as the main drive. Does that leave me with 2GB of RAM? ...
1
vote
0answers
59 views

Trying to install ubuntu on VMware Player

I'm trying to create virtual machine with Ubuntu. I have VMware Player in version 3.1.6 build-744570. When I'm trying to install 64 bit version, I'm getting error: when I tried install 32bit version ...
1
vote
0answers
258 views

Can i make 64 - bit Firefox use 32 - bit Java and how?

I am a newbie when it comes to Ubuntu, so please endure my ignorance... I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 for safety reasons and to have a desktop with no distractions for study. The Study I am attending ...
1
vote
0answers
339 views

Samba recycle bin on ubuntu 14.04 doesnt put the file in only folders

When I delete something in Samba on a Windows system the file goes to recycle bin by default. That works on the share on anywhere in that / filesystem but when I try the same thing on another drive ...
1
vote
0answers
190 views

Steam won't run ubuntu 14.04 libc.so.6

Steam worked perfectly until a few weeks ago. After an upgrade whenever I want to run steam I get this error: Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Error: You ...
1
vote
0answers
100 views

What is the difference between machine, processor and hardware platform?

I was just going through uname and found that -m and -p gave same result, but -i returns a different result. What is the difference between i686 and i386 ? $ uname -mpi gives i686 i686 i386.
1
vote
0answers
879 views

Installing IBM Installation Manager (32-bit) on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (64-bit)

Can someone help on Installing IBM Installation Manager (32-bit) on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (64-bit)? Here's the steps attempted so far: Installed 64-bit Installation Manager (IM) on 64-bit Ubuntu LTS ...
1
vote
0answers
349 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

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...
1
vote
0answers
87 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
74 views

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 &...
1
vote
0answers
222 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
54 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
334 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
2k views

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 apt-...
1
vote
0answers
107 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

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: ...
1
vote
0answers
101 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
7k views

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: /usr/lib/...
1
vote
0answers
462 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
957 views

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). ...
1
vote
0answers
102 views

How can I deploy 32 and 64 bit versions of my application in the Ubuntu's Software Center under a single entry?

I don't know how or don't see the option to have 32-bit and a 64-bit version of my application under the same entry in the Ubuntu's Software Center, and .deb packages cannot contain multiple ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

iso image for i386 32 bit will not boot (16.04)

Multiple laptops with i7 intel cpu will not boot from DVD, it is not even listed as an option to boot from (both systems have previously booted from dvd)
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Video surveillance camera onvif

I have an IP camera with ONVIF 2.4 protocol(http://www.pni.ro/sisteme-securitate/supraveghere-video/camere-cu-ip/camera-supraveghere-video-pni-ip10mp-720p-cu-ip-de-exterior.html , the page is in ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

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 (...
0
votes
0answers
56 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

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, ...
0
votes
0answers
77 views

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 ...