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

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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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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, ...
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/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/charset.alias

Starting firefox gives repetably an error message (one minute intreval). It seems to be related to a missing file /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/charset.alias What is this missing file? Why it exists and ...
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virtualbox installed on ubuntu 14 , no 64bits as OS?

I tried to install Kali for linux on virtualbox I got this common issue with kernel "This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot – please use a kernel ...
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Teamviewer 9 cannot start on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've installed Teamviewer 9 (32bit / 64bit multiarch), and I've install wine1.6 on my ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64bit) but when I run teamviewer, I get this on the terminal: root@waiylgeek:~# teamviewer ...
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step by step how to install office 2007 into a 32bit wine prefix

i am very new to Ubuntu, and after exploring the different flavors i have chosen Xubuntu 14.04 lst. I am trying to install office 2007 with wine, but ran into the known bugs of running 32bit ...
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creating a 32 bit wineprefix on 64bit system?

I saw there are similar questions but none helped. I tried to follow the instructions I found at WineHQ: WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=/path/to/wineprefix winecfg Can you tell me what 'path to ...
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How to reset Ubuntu boot up screen

after installing gdm, i cant right click on my desktop anymore and wallpaper changed to default(cant change) and the option menu when boot up is not orange but it is grey I searched for solution but ...
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Why is there no simple method for using animated GIFs as a background?

I've seen multiple tutorials on it, but none of them are very easy. They all involve multiple scripts and ppas (not that there's anything inherently wrong with that). This is an issue I've been ...
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Difficulties installing Gephi on Ubuntu 14.04

I have tried to open Gephi after download with ./gephifrom the ~/bin file, which seems to work at first then it crashes. So I tried a different installation approach using : (How can I install ...
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Edubuntu LTSP amd64 not Loading with PXE

I have a computer lab running off of an i386 fat-client image right now. The image is being hosted via LTSP on Edubuntu 14.04.1 LTS with the client being the same desktop. However, the package system ...
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Which version (32 Bit/64 bit) Version of Ubuntu 14.x will better for my Desktop (1.3 GB RAM, Pentium 4 Processor)? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu on my desktop having configuration: Intel Pentium 4 (Single Core) Processor with Hyper-Threading enabled 1.3 GB RAM: Slot I: 1GB & Slot II: 256 MB Intel Extreme Graphics ...
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how to install the sims 3 in playonlinux on Ubuntu 64bit? [duplicate]

I've been trying to install the game the sims 3 for days now using guides I found via google but I can't manage to make it work. My system details: Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-3317U CPU @ 1.70GHz ...
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How to properly install Brother DCP 135C scanner under Kubuntu 14.04 64 bit?

I have read almost all posts about this but I did not find the solution for Kubuntu 14.04 64 bit. Of course, I have tried with the solutions I read with no effect. What I did so far? I have ...
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Can't detect hard drive [closed]

i know this is probably already on here, but i could not find it. Im using Ubuntu 14.04LTS 64Bit, I'm using it to try and access a hard drive formatted with a linux partition (I don't know what?). ...
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Vulgar display problem with Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit (New installation)

Recently I've downloaded and installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit on my Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit PC using VMware, Once the installation was finished I was authorized with my user credentials into my Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 libc.a file not recognized

When i try to compile a simple .c file with gcc i always get this error: /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-linux-gnu/4.8/../../../x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.a: file not recognized: File format not recognized i tried ...
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Compro VideoMate TV PVR/FM In Ubuntu 14.04 x64

I have a Compro VideoMate TV PVR/FM In Ubuntu 14.04 x64 and would like to use it with mythtv, this worked OK in 12.04 x64 but not in 14.04 x64 I have checked Problem with tv tuner Compro and Ubuntu ...
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x86_64-w64-mingw32-g++: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error

I have 64bit ubuntu virtual machine and a 64bit binary still getting the Exec format error. $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.1 ...