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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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Virtualbox - this kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detects an i686 CPU, unable to boot

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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What does x86 mean for installing a new hardware enablement (HWE) stack in 64 bit Ubuntu

I'd like to install 13.10 (Saucy) hardware enablement (HWE) stack to my Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) because I need a newer Linux kernel. This wiki page explains what "hardware enablement stacks" are. Among ...
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Multiple Problems while installing VMware Player with Kernel Headers

Sorry, pretty long problem First some background: I was running Ubuntu 13.10 x64 in my laptop. I just upgraded to 14.04 few weeks back. The output of the uname -a currently on my system are Linux ...
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What is the current status of the x32 ABI implementation in Ubuntu as of 14.04?

The 14.04 release notes contain the following sentence: X32 ABI support (64-bit mode with 32-bit pointers) was also introduced. I think this deserves a bit more explanation. When you use a ...
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Installation fails when installing 64-bit version of Ubuntu but not 32 bit

I have a flash drive with Ubuntu 13.10 on it that I'm trying to install. When I try and install the 64 bit version on my computer I get this error: Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount ...
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My System is Refusing the new Kernel Version!

My Ubuntu 64 bit system is refusing to see the new kernel version I downloaded, from the system update, it's file is located within the /boot directory but will not go to it! I have the GRUB ...
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My computer runs Windows 7 64-bit, but won't install the 64-bit version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a laptop that runs Windows 7 64-bit. I'm trying to install Ubuntu to be a secondary operation system, but when I run the setup I get a screen that says This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but ...
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Compile 64 bit kernel in 32 bit

I have an installation of 13.10 Ubuntu 32bit. Also, I've also found a way to install 64 kernel into the system (of 32bit applications). So, could I compile a 64 bit kernel in the 32 bit system with a ...
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Unable to boot ubuntu on a surface pro 2 with virtualbox [duplicate]

I'm trying to run Ubuntu through virtualbox. but I get this error: This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for your ...
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installing 64 bit kernel on 32bit ubuntu

I compiled my own custom kernel in a 64 bit linux mint 16 installation. I've also heard that the 64 bit kernel could also run 32 bit applications too. Would it be possible to install it and use it in ...
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Install Ubuntu 13.10 Windows 8 updated bios prior to instillation

My screen says: This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU. I've read a few of the answers to similar problems, ...
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“ this kernel required an X86-64 CPU, but only detected a i686 CPU” [duplicate]

I recently decided to use Virtualbox to run Ubuntu, but I get the message this kernel required an X86-64 CPU, but only detected a i686 CPU I've already enabled virtualization in BIOS, but that ...
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Error message: “This kernel requires an x86-64 cpu but only detected an i686 cpu”

I have already activated the AMD Virtualization option in the BIOS, but I continue to see the error. My processor is 64-bit compatible. PS.: Hi, i want to tell everyone that i found my mistake. I am ...
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drm:drm_edid_block_valid] *ERROR* EDID has major version 0, instead of 1

In my sys logs I can see errors like below. Can you suggest whats wrong and how i can fix. I have been experiencing frequent system hang behaviour which i have to stop by hard system boot Thanks, ...
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Cannot access local variables using systemtap

I am just getting started using systemtap. On my 64bit Ubuntu 13.04 system, I installed systemtap and dependencies + systemtap-doc and elfutils then added the ddep repository to my apt/sources.list ...
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VMware player installation failed building kernel module 3.11

I'm trying to install VMware player under Ubuntu 13.04 and my kernel is 3.11.0.2-generic. The VMware install failed because it couldn't build kernel module: The log is: Ago 18 09:27:20.737: app| ...
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Kernel panics randomly

My system randomly crashes. I cannot reproduce the crash except using this command: echo c | sudo tee /proc/sysrq-trigger Everytime it crashes (like once a week). I can boot and work with the ...
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How Can I Run Ubuntu via my VM? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 to run in VirtualBox alongside my Win7 64bit OS, without having to dual-boot. I added the 64-bit Ubuntu iso to my VM, and powered it up so to proceed with the ...
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ubuntu 13.04 wont start [sdb] asking for cache data failed

i installed ubuntu 13.04 yesterday on my Acer Aspire 5742 and it all worked ok, i go to turn it on today, and just as it loads the log in screen a black screen that says [58.620634] sd 4:0:0:0: [sdb] ...
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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 ...
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Is kernel 3.5.0.26 (64bit) intended for 12.10 or 12.04

software updater suggests 3.5.0-26 for my current installation Ubuntu 12.10 My system: uname -a Linux pfeiffep-HPE-580t 3.5.0-24-generic #37-Ubuntu SMP Thu Feb 7 01:50:30 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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What is the technical reason preventing a simple upgrade (non-destructive) from 32 to 64-bit?

I was under the impression that upgrading from 32-bit to 64-bit required a new kernel. This would mean replacing the kernel is all that would be needed. Perhaps drivers and libraries need to be ...
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Compile AMD athlon-xp 32 bit kernel in intel 64 bit machine

Can someone tell me how to compile linux 3.7 kernel for amd athlon-xp in a 64 bit intel environment through chroot? I tried setting up a chroot environment but compilation gives me error. Thanks to ...
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How can I track the cause of random reboots?

A Thinkpad X220 (Core-i5, SandyBridge, Intel GMA) running Precise 64bit has rebooted hard twice in the last four days. I was doing nothing more than writing an email. No warning. It just went black, ...
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ATI propriatery drivers install latest 12.8, broke my kernel. Stuck on kernel 3.2.0-26

I messed up a bit. Hoping some here can help me. I tried to install the newest catalyst 12.8. Sadly, this broke my system. I was stuck in low graphics mode. I finally managed to restore the ...
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12.04 call trace - system crash? [closed]

Last night my screen suddenly turned black (black screen like when my laptop is turned off) while I was extracting a RAR file, and I was unable to restart my laptop after. Assuming it was a dead ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 amd64 kernel 3.5 and fglrx

Does anyone know how to install fglrx with the 3.5.x kernel? I can live with gallium, an I don't mind dual booting, but I would really love to see better 3D acceleration!
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Ubuntu 12.04 freezes with Ivy Bridge Processor [duplicate]

My machine with an Ivy Bridge CPU is stable under Windows 7 but freezes in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit. The freezing appears to occur randomly. I read somewhere that kernel 3.3.6 fixes the Ubuntu freeze ...
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How to prevent nvidia kernel module from loading Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit

I have a Nvidia Optimus Laptop with Ubuntu 11.10 and previous i used to blacklist nouveau (by "sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf" and adding "blacklist nouveau" then executing "sudo ...
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How do I get a Broadcom 4313 wireless card working on a 2.6.38 kernel?

Originally using Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit (Kernel 3.0.0-14-generic) . As there are heating issues with the kernels, i installed kernel 2.6.38.10-kernel also. When i boot using 2.6 kernel, the wifi doesnt ...
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Problems migrating Virtualbox VM from one ubuntu server to another

I have recently bought a new faster server and so I want to start migrating things over to the new server. Having my email server (zimbra) installed in a virtual machine I figured it should be piece ...
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Are there any kernel optimization for multi-arch?

I just discovered that Synaptic on my Oneiric installation displays about 55 thousand packages instead of 35. About 20 of these have a name ending with :i386. I also recently read in the Oneiric Beta ...
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How do I compile a kernel module?

A good man on NetworkManager mailinglist provided a patch that hopefully would solve an issue I'm experiencing related to slow mobile broadband detection on Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit. I'd really like to ...
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Problems to boot on Natty with Kernel 2.6.39.1 [closed]

I've installed this new Kernel version (2.6.39.1) and it seems to me that isn't stable. When i boot my laptop it blocks.... and it shows a Fail on Graphics... What is the problem? I've installed ...
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Need wired/wireless atheros driver for AR9285 and AR8152

How can I install atheros drivers to my Toshiba laptop (64bit), manually? I need AR9285 wireless adapter, and AR8152(v1.1) wired, fast ethernet. I cannot connect my UberStudent1.0 (linux OS, ...