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Questions about the 64-bit architecture, and how to get some software working on it.

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Cannot compile MEEP 1.2.1 and libctl-3.2.2 from source on Ubuntu 14.04.1 Lts 64-bit

In order to install MEEP 1.2.1 I first installed Guile 2.0 packages via the command line with the following commands: sudo apt-get install guile-2.0 guile-2.0-dev guile-2.0-doc guile-2.0-libs Then ...
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Alternative Network Manager for Ubuntu 14.04.1 supporting WPA2 Enterprise Encryption

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit and I have problems with logging into the wireless network inside the university campus. The settings of the network are as follows and it does not use a ...
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64 bit chrome doesn't work on ubuntu 14.0.4 64 bit

On my ubuntu desktop, i have both firefox and chrome installed. firefox works fine with my proxy settings, but chrome won't. When I try to change the settings in chrome, (advanced settings / ...
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new Adesso keyboard / mouse combo stopped working after I upgraded to 64bit Ubuntu

My Adesso wireless keyboard / mouse combo has stopped working since I upgraded / changed my system to a 64 bit version of Ubuntu. I'm googling for drivers for this thing... but it never came with any ...
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Bluetooth is not working in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my Acer 64bit laptop. My bluetooth is totally not working. If I click on "Set Up New Device" nothing happens..it just shows the searching icon but doesn't find any ...
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Is a 32 bit OS sufficient for Ubuntu [duplicate]

I've got an old pc with windows XP 32 bit, and I wanted to turn it into a home based server. I am thinking of installing ubuntu as an OS. I'm a networking novice so I'm not quite sure if it will ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot connect to a particular network

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit on Dell Latıtude E5440 and it is not able to connect to the network inside the university campus although I provide the correct settings which are as ...
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If I have an x64 capable CPU, but install a x86 Ubuntu distribution, can I still run 64bit executables? [duplicate]

Also, would it be possible to install a x64 kernel, to transform it to a full 64bit installation?
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“[-Wunused-result]” when compiling minksy [on hold]

I'm trying to build this package http://sourceforge.net/projects/minsky/, but when running 'make' i get following error: In file included from /usr/local/ecolab/include/xml_unpack_base.h:26:0, ...
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Switched from 32 to 64bit kernel. How to install 64bit packages?

I followed this answer and installed 64bit version of kernel. uname -m print x86_64, so it's working. When tried to install 64bit Chrome, Software Center complained about libcups:amd64. Tried to ...
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“No such file or directory” when trying to build ecolab

Im trying to build ecolab.5.D19 but I get error message "No such file or directory" even if the directories and files exists, and im in the same folder as MAKEFILE. I use the following command, which ...
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How can I install VMware Workstation 8 on Ubuntu 14.04?

I installed VMware Workstation 8 on Ubuntu 14.04, but when I run it, it fails to compile/build the modules with an error saying "Unable to start services." Here is the modconfig log: ...
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install 'Line" in ubuntu 14.04 64 bit using wine

im using ubuntu 14.04 with the 64-bit version. i have a problem when i tried to install "LINE" using wine. in the article i have read, it says that i have to download a package file, so i download ...
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Install Ubuntu x64 over x32 on a multi-boot system

Can I do a fresh install of Ubuntu x64 (I currently have Ubuntu x32 bit installed) on a multi-boot system (Win XP/7/8)? Will I run to any problems as far as booting up to my other O/S'es?
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C-22 Ubuntu 14.10 64bit: “booting in insecure mode” message

Booting Ubuntu 14.10 64Bit brings the message "Booting in insecure mode". How to repaire it? What does it mean? What are the consequences? Who knows? Daniel
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Upgrading 14.04 from 32 to 64 bit, but keep files? [duplicate]

I'm a newbie. I just moved from Vista to Ubuntu. All looks great. But after I upgraded I increased my ram to 4gigs from just 2. I read it makes sense to move on the 64 bit version then. However,,, I ...
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kubuntu 14.04 HDD indicator always on

Gateway laptop; model # ne51006u QC Celeron ; 500gb hdd ; 4gb ; uefi secure boot disabled Kubuntu 14.04 amd64 (64 bit) installed, no significant issues. hdd indicator led on continuiously no hdd ...
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BCM4312 based WLAN card fails in a Dell Vostro 1510 with Ubuntu 14.04

Everything worked fine under Ubuntu 13.08 using the STA proprietary driver. Under insistence of Ubuntu warning messages, i decided to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 only to see that the wireless circuitry ...
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How can I follow the instructions from “Half-installed ttf-mscorefonts-installer”?

Can you show me how can I follow this instruction from Half-installed ttf-mscorefonts-installer? My suggestion would be to copy the MS fonts in an USB drive from a Windows box and manually copy ...
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Borderlands 2 will only starts in a small window - Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I was having trouble running Borderlands 2 on a newly imaged Ubuntu 14.04 64bit install. The machine is a Lenovo X1 Carbon. I had trouble with the libopenal1 error, but was able to fix it. I've ran ...
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Virtualbox Guest OS unexpectely resets in Ubuntu 14.10

Problem with VirtualBox After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 I have a problem with starting a VirtualBox virtual machine. I'm running VirtualBox on a 64-bit host using two virtual machines, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lts 64bit boot problem

Hello Ladies and Gentleman, I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu 14.04 lts, i installed it 3 months ago and it was working fine until yesterday, i was dealing with Windows 8 in virtualbox. After that i log out ...
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How to find 64 bit ubuntu 12.04 on this webpage?

Sorry for such a simple question. I want to install 64 bit ubuntu 12.04 on Intel PC. At this link, http://releases.ubuntu.com/12.04/ various download links for ISO files are available. I have a ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 x64 and i386

I'm a pretty new user to Ubuntu. I downloaded the 14.10 x64 iso for my new laptop and it installed and dual booted fine. I was super pleased with how fast it ran so I decided to install it on my 8 ...
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How to link to 32-bit SCTP package on a Lucid 64-bit machine?

I am running Ubuntu Lucid 10.04.4 LTS 64-bit. I need to build a 3rd party 32-bit program. The build of this program is failing: gcc-4.4 -m32 <snip> /usr/lib/libsctp.so.1: could not read ...
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Why does ubuntu-desktop depend on memtest86+?

I am running 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I would like to remove memtest but it depends on Ubuntu-desktop. Why ? Thanks. Simon
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64 bit architecture dual boot

I have installed Ubuntu 64 bit with windows 8.1 in dual boot mode. My Ubuntu hangs too much and its very slow. Mainly it gives problems with RubyMine, but it is also giving problem with chrome and ...
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lenevo g580 touchpad sometimes stop responding Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

My laptop touchpad won't work and only external mouse is working any way to install drivers or something that can resolve this issue ? Somebody would like to give auto script or something to make it ...
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Trying to install 32-bit packages to 64-bit AMD machine, their dependencies break the 64-bit versions

I'm trying to get a game running after the 14.10 update broke it. It's a 32-bit game which I'm trying to play on my AMD 64-bit machine. I'm supposed to install these packages: libgtk2.0-0:i386 ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 can't open Firefox aspx file

Every 2 months I need to file taxes and the document is loaded to a different tab in aspx format. The site claims to support only Internet explorer but for years I have been using Ubuntu with firefox. ...
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404 error with apt-get update, Don't have any PPA's

When running sudo apt-get update I get 404 errors, I don't have any PPA's. jeggy@Jeggy-XPS:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for jeggy: Ign http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com utopic InRelease Ign ...
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Assembler similar to TASM on Ubuntu

I have an HP computer running 64-bit Ubuntu, so you could say Intel. I'm taking a assembly course at the university. The instructor wants us to use TASM. While it may run on wine I'm not sure about ...
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64-Bit installation only gives my a 32-bit OS

I recently decided to install Ubuntu on my computer for a project I'm doing, I downloaded the 64 bit version of Ubuntu from the official website and burned it onto a DVD, however, after the ...
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Install 64-bit kernel in 32-bit Ubuntu

I want to use an application that is only available in 64-bit, but my Ubuntu installation is 32-bit. The application is proprietary, so I can't even recompile it for 32-bit. I've read that I should ...
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Installing 64 bit Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am using Dell vostro 1550 laptop. It has intel i3 2nd gen processor and 2gb RAM and running Windows 7 64 bit. Can I install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit on my laptop?
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black and white vertical lines in ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit yesterday in my PC. But today, desktop turned into striped lines many times and I had nothing to do except pressing the power button on CPU. Don't know why ...
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Proper file icon is missing

Recently I have installed Quantum Gis (Qgis) on my ubuntu 14.04 64bit desktop, but when I create files of this software (type is .qgs) the icon does not appear. I have tried assogiate but it did not ...
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Can't find Ubuntu64 on Oracle VM when creating new VM

I could only find the 32-bit versions of all the OSs, but not a single 64-bit one. Yes, my processor is x64 and my Windows8 is 64-bit version as well. So I don't know what the problem is. I read ...
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Unable to install libfreetype6:i386 Ubuntu 14.10 64-Bit

When trying to install some applications via ubuntu software centre I am getting the error: "cannot install libfreetype6:i386" So I tried to install it via terminal, and got this result: ...
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Is there a difference in Ubuntu 32 bit vs. 64 bit? [duplicate]

Because I accidentally installed 32 bit, and I used 64 bit last time. I'm not sure, it bugs me. Any reassurance?
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run script after wake up

I have a Toshiba notebook(Toshiba c50d a-133) and problems after waking up. When I close the lid Ubuntu go to sleep mode. After opening, it wakeup, but sometimes mouse and keyboard show no Function. ...
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Is my data safe during system installation?

I want to move from 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 to 64-bit Ubuntu 14.10 (or 14.04). I've already read Is it possible to "upgrade" from a 32bit to a 64bit installation? I DO NOT care about the ...
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Virtualbox 3D acceleration doesn't work with Ubuntu 12.04

I'm running 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 as Virtualbox guest, host is Windows 7 64 bit. Ubuntu works slowly if I disable 3D acceleration in Virtualbox and painfully slowly if I enable it. I have followed ...
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Is it possible to restore 32-bit 14.04 packages/system to 64-bit 14.04?

Restore I backed up a 32-bit 14.04 system and tried to migrate to a new machine running 64-bit 14.04 with the following: sudo cp ~/backup/sources.bak /etc/apt/sources.list sudo chmod 644 ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu in UEFI system

I am having trouble booting into my HDD, where I have installed Ubuntu as described @help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI I have attempted to utilize Boot-Repair to no avail. Here is my link pasteurl link: ...
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Where is appletouch.c stored in lubuntu?

I upgraded my lubuntu 14.04 32 bit to a 64 bit version, so needed to reinstall the drivers. When trying to make the touchpad work, I changed the synaptic's file as answered here and wanted to change ...
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Lenovo P580 fan works when PC idle (14.04/64bit)

I have just updated Ubuntu from 14.04 (32 bit) to Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS (64 bit). The fan will work extra even when the CPU is running at 45~55%. I have never had a single fan issue in any of the ...
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Building 64-bit application on 32bit Ubuntu 12.04

I want to make a 64 cpp application into 32bit Ubuntu. I am getting the following errors during compilation time: In file included from /usr/include/c++/4.6/i686-linux-gnu/64/bits/os_defines.h:40:0, ...
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Why Can't i run powdertoy on ubuntu 14.04 lts 64bit

Here is my problem. I don't know if you heard powdertoy or not. But problem is when i try to start the powdertoy it is not responding. Not starts and not shows a fail message. So i don't even know why ...
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64 bit executable won't run on 64 bit server

The file: root@hx:~/rippled/build# file rippled rippled: ELF 64-bit LSB executable, x86-64, version 1 (GNU/Linux), dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for GNU/Linux 2.6.24, ...