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

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BIOS not recognizing hard drives

For starters, I have this laptop: http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3184129 "ASUS G75VW-DS71 Laptop Computer - 3rd generation Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz, ...
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Reinstalled samba, now nautulus doesn't have network share context menu item

After fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 I had some trouble with my Samba shares, and tried to reinstall samba as per this thread. Now the share folder to network context menu is gone. No tab for Network ...
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Getting Octave working fully on 64-bit

Octave is available on Ubuntu… but what is strange is that, for a software which can perform heavy calculations, the 64-bit version package is not available. Apparently building it is a pain in the ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on an Acer C720 Chromebook. Get a message that says “Not enough memory to load specified image”

I've been following this wiki to install Ubuntu on my Chromebook, and I am pretty sure everything went fine except when I try to install Ubuntu, it says "not enough memory to load specified image". To ...
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Issue with logout button Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit

I have a tedious issue with ubuntu 14.04 Lts 64bit on my Acer E1-522 A6 5200: When i press the logout button on the menu it seems buggy. It takes a lot to the logout menu to appear and makes the whole ...
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Steam problem with 32bit lib

After the installation it ask me this Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, libc6:i386 [sudo] password for giacomo: I insert the ...
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Comodo installation [on hold]

I have run post_setup.sh and I get the following errors - /tmp/driver/redirfs/rfs_file.c: In function ‘rfs_readdir’: /tmp/driver/redirfs/rfs_file.c:259:37: error: ‘const struct file_operations’ has ...
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trying to StandBy drive at startup

I have 3 drives in my laptop, one of which is a mechanical hard drive for mass storage. I want to set this drive to standby because I want to preserve energy and keep my laptop silent at startup. ...
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DELL XPS 15 Ubuntu freezes randomly

After working for years without any problems on my Dell XPS 15. this week my laptop started to freeze randomly sometimes in minutes and sometimes after a day of work. So i decided to update my OS ...
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preparing Virtualbox for windows 64bit

i wanna install Win8 on Virtualbox inside my ubu 12.04 64bit. Vbox gave me no option for win8 64bit (only 32bit available) when creating a new machine. Thus i googled ... On the page: ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit as virtual machine boot issue

Hi I want to install ubuntu 12.04 64 bit as virtual machine. I am using Mac os and VMWare fusion. I have successfully install ubuntu 12.04. But once I shut down VM and again try to start that time it ...
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Can't install MATLAB 2014a on Ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

When I run the installation file, the terminal shows me the following: Preparing installation files ... Installing ... /tmp/mathworks_5699/sys/java/jre/glnxa64/jre/bin/java: 4: ...
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UnetBootin Issues

I just built a computer, I am trying to install ubuntu 14.04 live x64, although I am having some issues. When I boot from the drive, it gives me the try ubuntu, install, check memory menu but when I ...
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cannot make sublime text 3 work on ubuntu 14.04

Downloaded different versions and from different places, still cannot get it work on 14.04. I could get it to run successfully on OS X and Ubuntu 12.04. drwxrwxrwx 5 root root 4096 Sep 5 ...
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Installing 14.04 from ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso with pxe

We're trying to do an automated network installation using pxe. We installed netboot tools (14.04 LTS) and extracted the ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso contents into http server. We saw that we have ...
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How do I get 32/64 bit Open GL libraries?

I'm a complete n00b so bear with me. I'm trying to install League of Legends and I have PoL 4.2.4, Wine 1.7.25 and NVIDIA's proprietary driver 340.32. I'm running 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04. I've tried so ...
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Why does Ubuntu URL include AMD when I choose 64bit and not AMD64bit?

First, I have Intel processors and a PC workstation. I "Choose my Flavor" of "64bit" and get the following iso possibility with the URL having "&version=14.04.1&architecture=amd64": ...
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RAM allocation on PC

I am planning to buy a Windows Laptop with 8GB RAM running Win7 64bit OS. Need your help to understand before I buy this. QST: My requirement is Ubuntu should run on 8GB RAM. If I install Ubuntu, can ...
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ubuntu 14.04.1 error running vmware “Before you can run vmware,several modules must be compiled and loaded in running kernal”

Hi guys recently i'd installed ubuntu 14.04.1 64 bit version.I'm trying to install vmware 10 workstation in my ubuntu 64 bit. Whenever i start vmware workstation i'm getting a prompt "Before you can ...
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Is google earth 32 bit best for Ubuntu 64 bit 14.04?

I want to report something amazing. Two days ago I tried to install google-earth-stable 64 bit for Ubuntu along with the required dependencies. When I tried to install it via Ubuntu Software Center I ...
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Why is Ubuntu suddenly crippling my network?

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I have recently started noticing randomly that my wireless adaptor suddenly becomes a jamming device for the network I'm connected to! I see 0Kbit/s in my network ...
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Android Virtual Device is not starting

I am facing a problem to run the AVD in my Xubuntu 14.04 64bit version. Before that I used Xubuntu 32bit and that time my ADT(32bit) worked. But now I am using 64bit ADT and 64bit OS. everything is ...
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Troubleshooting Winetricks on Ubuntu 14.04

Whenever I try to run a program in winetricks I get the following message You are using a 64-bit WINEPREFIX. If you encounter problems, please retest in a clean 32-bit WINEPREFIX before reporting ...
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display issue when opening Firefox - 32-bit vs 64 bit

I have a Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5300 that I originally installed the 64-bit version of 13.10 on. Ocasionally, when I opened Firefox the screen would get blurry with colored lines quickly moving ...
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How to install ubuntu 14.04 on UEFI laptop? [duplicate]

I have Sony VAIO E15125CNW. It have Windows 8 preinstalled on UEFI. I want to dual-boot with Ubuntu. How can i install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit on UEFI?
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Logins Getting Stuck on Wallpaper After Ubuntu 14.04 Base and Security Update (but not when logging in as Guest)

As the title says, after an update sometime last week, logging into my user account only gets as far as changing the background from the login screen's standard to my personal wallpaper. No dashboard ...
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Installation problems of Ubuntu via virtualBox in my windows 7 64 bit

I am really unhappy while installing Ubuntu 14.4.01 via virtualBox in my windows 7 Professional 64 bit operating system. ***I am using VirtualBox-4.3.14-95030-Win I am finding these problems while ...
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unable to connect to wifi

My Ubuntu laptop cannot connect to WiFi automatically. I have to restart my laptop for more than one time to connect to WiFi.what could be the problem?
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Can we have both 32 bit & 64 bit architecture on a single machine

Most softwares support 32 bit architecture. Some high end software need 64 bit architecture. Can we have both architecture on a single distro ?
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ubuntu 14.04 32bit inodes nfs export

After upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 some files from nfs exported directories became unaccessible for 32-bit applications on clients. I've found that previously there was sysctl ...
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Unable to execute binary file. Exec format error

I recently heard about Breach, a Node.js based browser. I was following the instructions on http://codeforgeek.com/2014/08/download-install-breach-browser-ubuntu-14-04/ to install it but got the ...
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is it possible to run a VM on 64 bit host imported from a 32 bits host?

Goal: Export and import an Ubuntu VM Original System: -Host machine (Windows 7 32 bits) -Virtualization sysem (VirtualBox) New System: -Host machine (Ubuntu 14.04, 64 bits) -Virtualization sysem ...
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How to install 64-bit .deb file on a 32-bit machine

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I recently downloaded Viber. The Viber .deb file has 64-bit architecture. I want to install it on my computer, but my computer only supports 32-bit. The output of running lscpu ...
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64 v amd64 distribution

This must have been asked many times, but for some reason it's not clear from about ten mins looking into it why is there a separate 64bit and amd64? does this mean 32 bit code won't run on the ...
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How to install on Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D

i would like to know how to instsll install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15 D that have Windows 8 based on UEFI firmwares and have hidden partitions for recovery, so i saw a lot of YouTube ...
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Locking, freezing, slow response right after installment

I've installed 4 different versions of Linux onto an old computer that had XP on it. The 32, 64 AMD, 64, and old 11.0.1 version. They all either crashed or won't respond to mouse and keyboard ...
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Minecraft crashes after a few minutes, freezes computer

I have Ubuntu 14.04, 64-bit. After playing minecraft for a few minutes, the game freezes and my whole computer stops responding. This also happens in Gmod. I tried different graphics drivers, the same ...
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can i run Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64 bit in my computer? [duplicate]

my computer specification Processor => intel core 2 duo E7300 @ 2.66Ghz RAM => 3GB DDR2 800MHz Graphics => AMD radeon HD 5570 1GB DDR3 Hard Drive => 500GB please tell me can i run the Ubuntu ...
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Is all the software from ubuntu software center working on ubuntu 14.04 64bit? [duplicate]

I want to install the 64bit version of ubuntu 14.04 on my new laptop which you can find here if you want to check its stats. My question is: Are there programs in software center which do not work ...
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32bit or 64bit version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu for about a year now, and have recently got a 2nd hand laptop, the specs are as follows Dual Core 1.46gb Intel Pentium Dual CPU T2310 (64bit), 1.99 GB Ram, and a 160gb hdd ...
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Which ubuntu to install on 32 bit machine having 4 gb ram

I have a 32 bit machine and had planned to install ubuntu 14.04 on it. I am confused because on the ubuntu download page it says 32 bit (for machines less than 2 gb ram) , since I have 4 gb of ram on ...
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How to install build-essential:i386 to compile a 32-bit executable on a 64-bit system?

apt-get install build-essential:i386 doesn't work at all: The following packages have unmet dependencies: build-essential:i386 : Depends: gcc:i386 (>= 4:4.4.3) but it is not going to be installed ...
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Which server version (64-bit) of Ubuntu will be suitable (for Gazebo and Ros Simulation)?

I am using Dell Precision T7500 Chassis (Intel(R) Xeon(R) E5606 2.13GHz, 8M cache, 4.8 GT/s QPI, Turbo, HT, 4C,NVIDIA Tesla C2050 Graphic Card,1GB NVIDIA Quadro 600,Dual Monitor,1DP & 1DVI) as ...
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What is recommended size or ram for ubuntu 64bit virtualbox host?

I want to use ubuntu 14.04 64bit as a host to run virtual box. Some places say that the minimum ram requirement for ubuntu is 512mb where as on the downloads section it says that 64bit is only for ...
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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] ...
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Does 64 Bit AMD Works on intell core 2 duo? [duplicate]

Does 64 Bit AMD Works on intell core 2 duo?
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How to install kingsoft office in ubuntu 14.04 64 bit? [duplicate]

I install ubuntu 14.04 last night, every is fine except the trouble in installing kingsoft office which is widely used in China, I googled a lot, nothing happened. Has someone succeeded in using it?
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How to move taskbar to bottom position as in Windows

I'm very new to Ubuntu. I have just installed it on my pc and i liked it. But as i'm from Windows background i like the taskbar at the bottom and not at the left position. So is there any way to move ...
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Is this CPU architecture information from lscpu normal?

With command lscpu I have output as follows: Architecture: x86_64 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit Byte Order: Little Endian CPU(s): 4 On-line CPU(s) list: ...
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Can't exec “locale”: No such file or directory

I am new to linux. I tried today to install steam on my Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit through the .deb from the steam website. On launch, steam gave me the following error: "You are missing the following 32-bit ...