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

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Unable to connect to wireless network on my sony F15218 laptop with ubuntu 12.04 lts 64 bit

I have been trying since yesterday to get wifi working on my laptop. it was working fine till yesterday but has stopped working now. Actually the problem is it's not able to find my home wifi. It ...
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How to access the internet on 64 bit UBUNTU through wine?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed, and Wine 1.6. I downloaded Wine to be able to run YTD (youtube download manager), an application meant for windows. Sadly, it tells me that there is no internet ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 14.04 with WUBI because of permission issues

I am running Windows 8.1 32-bit (but my PC can run 64-bit also) and whenever I try to install Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit with WUBI on my new 19GB partition, soon as it gets to the end it says "An error ...
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Do I need to upgrade my kernel?

my first post here, so be kind, lol, I know you will be. I run a dual boot between Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and the Linux is a whole new learning curve for me. I bought an ...
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I am not able to compile a simple program using gcc

Wrongly I have install ia32-libs but my host system is 64 bit. Now whenever i try to compile c file i get a message " as: unrecognized option '--64' " I have uninstall th ia32-libs but I am ...
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Why does my screen freeze? [on hold]

Running Trusty 14.04/64 LTS. Sometimes when wanting to close program I'm running by hitting "red X", nothing happens. Cursor moves, but get no response when clicking either mouse button. Have to ...
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Going from 32-bit to 64-bit, will “Reinstall Ubuntu” in the installer break my system?

I'm trying to go from a 32-bit Xubuntu 14.04 to a 64-bit Xubuntu 14.04. In the installer, I get this option: Reinstall Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. My /home is already on a separate partition, so my ...
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Bettery life issue with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS amd 64 bit [duplicate]

i have dell 5537 i5 4th Gen laptop. after installation of ubuntu 14.04 LTS amd 64 bit version on my laptop. my laptop battery life is decreasing very quickly .and life bet-try is showing 1 ...
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Can't install libgtk2.0-0:i386 on fresh 14.10 64bit install [duplicate]

I'm trying to get the latest dwarf fortress release to run on a fresh 64bit 14.04 install. The follow is my console output. jeff@mbp:~$ sudo apt-get install libgtk2.0-dev:i386 Reading package ...
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Are all apt-get packages available on 64 bit ubuntu version available on the ARM version?

I'm going to be traveling for 4 months and want to get a $200 chromebook and out Ubuntu server on it rather than risk loosing my macbook pro. I'm developer and use apt-get all the time, so wanted to ...
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Network indicator missing in ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

Network indicator is been missing from top right corner panel in Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit When I run #sudo nm-applet nm-applet-Message: using fallback from indicator to GtkStatusIcon. Already have tried ...
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linphone-3.3.2 installation error

I'm trying to install linphone-3.3.2 (must be this version) for 32 bits in ubuntu-12.04. I've exported the following flags: CFLAGS=-m32. LDFLAGS=-m32. CXXFLAGS=-m32 I ran: ./configure --disable video ...
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Ubuntu 32-bit or 64-bit for AMD E1-1200 processor [duplicate]

I have my laptop AMD E1-1200 with 1.4GHz but 4GB RAM with a AMD Radeon 7310 HD graphics card. I was trying to move to using Linux and someone advised me to install Ubuntu, but what should I do? Should ...
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Aladdin eToken install issue on Ubuntu 14.04

Has anyone been able to get Aladdin eToken to work on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. COuld someone provide the steps for same.
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How to check if my Wine prefix is 32 bit or 64 bit?

I saw tons of threads explaining how to create a 32 bit prefix, but I want to check if the prefix I'm using is 32 bit or 64 bit. The reason I'm asking is that I'm using PlayOnLinux, and I've created a ...
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black screen on Ubuntu 14.04 Install

I am trying to install Ubuntu from a 4gb flash drive to another 16gb flash drive, both fat32 format. I am running an AMD radeon r7 250 and 16gb system RAM. When I select "try Ubuntu without ...
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Is amd64 the only 64-bit version of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS desktop? [duplicate]

I need to specifically install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop on a Dell PowerEdge server. The main site allows you to download 14.04 LTS. So I followed this link to 12.04: http://releases.ubuntu.com/12.04/ ...
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Dovecot error accessing /tmp/ on 14.04 server

I've run into a problem, which I don't entirely understand. Occasionally I get this line in /var/mail.err, although all messages seem to be saved normally (at least I think so): dovecot: ...
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Installing and Configuring Mumble Server

I'm looking to setup a Mumble Server. I will be running it from an Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) powered VPS provided by DigitalOcean. Setup of the server seems easy, install the murmur package, however it is ...
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Detect wether machine is 32 or 64 bits [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and it has amd e2 vision processor I don't know know if my machine is 64-bit or 32-bit so I am having confusion downloading the UBUNTU version (64 or 32 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 running very slow after upgrade 32 bit to 64 bit

I just upgraded my Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit to 64 bit. I find right after I boot it the first time that the machine is running really slow, even slower than when I had the 32 bit version. I find that when ...
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I'm using the 64 bit ISO of Boot Repair to deal with UEFI. What do I do in Advanced Options to continue?

I followed this: Boot repair asking for 64 bit iso - what do I do with it? And I was able to do almost everything in it. I'm stumped at this point: "you have to give the partition where EFI files ...
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32-bit OS on a 64 bit processor [duplicate]

I have a laptop with a 64-bit processor, but by accident i installed the 32-bit version of Ubuntu 14.04. i can always back my data up, and re-install Ubuntu, but i want to know if using 32-bit will be ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 32GB

I bought a Nexus 7 tablet 32GB (flo) and found the information to install ubuntu-touch here: http://developer.ubuntu.com/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/ I installed both ...
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Need “Windows-like” desktop other than Cinnamon

Would like to install desktop environment like or similar to Windows. Liked Cinnamon, but has been discontinued. Is there any other environment available?
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I tried to install Java 6 & 7 and keep getting this error message [closed]

I tried to install Java 6 & 7 and keep getting this error message: Removing outdated cached downloads... sha256sum mismatch jdk-6u45-linux-x64.bin Oracle JDK 6 is NOT installed. dpkg: error ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit a a VM in VMWare Workstation 9.0 no Alt-Gr keys on french keyboard

Using VMWare Workstation 9.0 I install a new VM with Ubuntu server 14.04 64-bit ISO. I install just the core, I use a french keyboard and during setup I enter the detect part of my keybord. Then ...
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Cannot boot ubuntu 14.04 64 bit via live USB

It takes forever to boot, doesn't get past the loading(bootsplash) screen. i tried few different USB drives and different live USB creator (rufus, unetbootin, pendrivelinux) more info - Processor - ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 x64 HPmini 100-3100 getting stuck

here is the thing: I install last Ubuntu version in a Hp mini 110-3100 with n455 1.66ghz 64bit I-Atom processor and 2gb RAM, should i install Ubuntu 32bit? because, 64 bit is getting stuck for no ...
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Ubuntu with both 32bit and 64bit libcurl

Im running a c++ application and Asterisk in 64bit Ubuntu machine.My C++ application needs 32bit libcurl. And Asterisk needs 64bit libcurl to do some http calls in the dialpaln.Can I keep both 32bit ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 - 64 bit version OK for old AMD64 machine? [duplicate]

I've got an old AMD64 machine (AMD Athlon 64 3000) I'd like to run Ubuntu Server 14.04 on. However, I see there's no longer an AMD64 version. Will 14.04 be a problem, or should I just use v. 12.04 ...
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Updating 32-bit 13.04 to 64-bit 14.04 [duplicate]

Can I update my 32-bit 13.04 system to 64-bit 14.04 from LiveCD?
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Can I install Ubuntu 64bit Mac(AMD64) on a AMD 64 Dual core 4200+

please clarify that 64bit MAC (AMD64) runs only on MAC books or it can install on any system having AMD64 processor. I am using AMD X2 64 bit 4200+ processor with dual cores........Thanks for info
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Platform ubuntu 14.04lts

I am trying to install driver from cd for ASUS Wireless-N150 USB Adapter that I got from adapter on ubuntu 14.04 - 64 bit, It is not recognized with by pluging in I have almost no experience in ...
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determine if you have a 64bit processor [duplicate]

I would like to find out on the console if my processor is 64 bit capable. I can find out that I have installed the 32 bit version of Ubuntu with uname -a If it doesn't contain 64 at all, then I ...
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Suspend-resume doesn't work on ASRock CoreHT with ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

I have tried a lot of things I've found on the internet, but I am not able to get suspend and resume working. However hibernate works fine. Maybe anyone here can help me. I used to ran Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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Am I using more than 4 GB on my 32-bit system?

I have a relatively clean installation of Ubuntu which reads this under system details: I've read everywhere that 32-bit OSs don't support more than 4 GB of RAM (some sources say 3 GB), so what's ...
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How to install IBM Lotus Sametime Connect 8.5.2 on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I've followed the steps mentioned in this thread but i get the following message. $/usr/bin/sametime-connect JVMJ9VM039I -Xscmx is ignored if -Xshareclasses is not specified JVMJ9VM067W ...
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Can't open Skype or Steam (error with libxcb-dri3.so.0 and libxshmfence.so.1)

So I recently couldn't load up my desktop and after I fixed that by reinstalling unity I cant load up Skype or steam anymore! When I try opening skype from terminal I get the following error: 'Skype: ...
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How can I use Cisco WebEx in Firefox on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04?

I would like to view screen shares and share my screen via WebEx. I have Firefox installed on Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit). I can join a meeting, but when I try to share my screen or see others' screens, ...
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Install php 32 bits on ubuntu 64 bit

I'm currently upgrading servers and I have a nasty bug with php and a database driver. Long story short using the 32 bit version of php should fix the issue. I'm unable to install php5-common:i386. ...
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How to make ubuntu install avoid bad blocks? [duplicate]

I know this may be a duplicate, but I think my case is unique enough to warrant another question. I have a 320gb 7200 rpm hdd with the last half of the disk basically perfect, but the first half has ...
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Can both appmenu-qt and appmenu-qt:i386 be installed at the same time?

OK, so here's the backstory. Skype recently released version 4.3 on Ubuntu. It now has a menu bar, which it did not before. The only issue is that because it is 32-bit software, it's menu bar is not ...
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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 ...
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VirtualBox doesn't run x64 VMs with Vagrant on Ubuntu 12.04 x64

When I execute 'vagrant up' the process end with 'Connection Timeout...' messages. Trying to solve my problem I added 'Ubuntu_64' to config file and enabled GUI, but no results. The VMs which were ...
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install 32bit or 64 for older pc [duplicate]

I got a hp/compaq presario c751nr, this laptop is a older computer with 2gb of ram i think it has a 64 bit processor but i believe it came with 32 bit vista,correct me if im wrong. im a tech savy ...
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How to disable the [HP] ACPI button for the wireless card?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running on a Compaq CQ60 laptop. Ever since I installed Ubuntu (back on 12.04), the "toggle wireless" button next to the power button hard locks the WiFi adapter, causing me to ...
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amd64 14.04 LTS fail to load…amd64 13.04 OK…i386 14.04 OK

amd64 14.04 LTS fail to load IS THIS THE CORRECT VERSION FOR AMD BULLDOZER, 4GB RAM MEMORY, M4 128GB SSD? Symptom: Ubuntu logo progress bar dots keep cycling Burned ISO twice using K3B and md5sum ...
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Virtualbox - this kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detects an i686 CPU, unable to boot [on hold]

I'm attempting to install Ubuntu server on a Virtualbox machine. Every time I attempt to install I get the following: this kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detects an i686 CPU, unable to boot ...
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issues intalling Matlab R2012a 32bit student version on ubuntu 14.04 64bit

After having read https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MATLAB and successfully installed this version of Matlab on other versions of ubuntu I am running into the following issues when installing from the ...