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

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Any benefit to uninstalling unused applications?

I am a newcomer to Linux and after a few months of trying out different distros I have now settled on Ubuntu 14.10 on my aging HP TX2000 Notebook. One thing I am unsure of is if there is any benefit ...
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x86 or 64bit on a system at 2GB

New to the world of Ubuntu, and I've been poking around the last few days because I finally got around to trying it! It's awesome so far but it's really sluggish on this PC... I received a 'busted ...
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How do I create a 32-bit WINE prefix?

How do I create a 32-bit Wine prefix on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit?
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what is the difference between x86_64 amd64 and 64 bit

what is the difference between x86_64 amd64 and 64 bit ? I think its a stupid question but still. I use a x86_64 bit Ubuntu, but when ever I try to do a live boot of any other 64 bit images like the ...
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how to install openoffice 4.1 on ubuntu 12.04 64bit

http://sourcedigit.com/12463-install-apache-openoffice-4-1-1-ubuntu-14-04/ i followed the directions posted on this site in their entirety for use with a 64 bit OS and the install appears to have ...
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dssi-vst on 64 bit for use with Qtractor?

I'm wondering how to use Windows VST plugins with Qtractor, as I have yet to find VST instruments such as string sections and other orchestral instruments that are native to Linux. LMMS was good for ...
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How do I install a 32-bit proprietary deb on a 64-bit system without causing dependency problems?

I know Guitar pro doesn't support 64 bit, but i did get it to work with this command jeggy@jeggy-XPS:~$ sudo dpkg --force-architecture -i GuitarPro6-rev9063.deb [sudo] password for jeggy: Selecting ...
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How to run 32-bit app in Ubuntu 64-bit?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and the current Android development SDK, which contains 32-bit executables. I found that I cannot run those 32-bit binaries. Trying to start them from bash gives me an error: ...
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installing graphics drivers nVidia 310M on Lenovo V460

Installation of driver for nVidia 310M on Lenovo V460 just failed, I have tried this. I am kind of not very experienced linux user, so I don't actually understand what just happened. This was first ...
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Compiling error while installing Realtek RTL8111E in 64 bit 13.10. “CONFIG_X86_X32 enabled but no binutils support”

I downloaded the Linux drivers for my onboard RTL8111E (Mobo MSI B75 Pro3-M) from the Realtek site. The Realtek driver has been updated 23/09/2013, so I assume it can handle 64 bit Ubuntu (13.10 in my ...
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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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I can't install .deb-packages

When I'm trying to install Opera browser, it just tells me that amd64 is the wrong architecture. What does that mean? WHat can I do?
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DisplayLink USB monitor with Ubuntu 14.04 and nVidia GPU

I figured even before reading http://plugable.com/2014/03/06/displaylink-usb-2-0-graphics-adapters-on-linux-2014-edition that DisplayLink won't work with proprietary nVidia driver. I also see that the ...
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Nvidia Nightmare [duplicate]

I have an old AMD64 box that was working quite nicely on in 12.04 LTS with onboard Nvidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 chip but ONLY running Nvidia 302.7 which I learned the HARD way after trying just ...
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Trouble Installing 12.10 on a GA-990FXA-UD3 Base Machine: Network and USB Don't Work

I've spent two days pulling my hair out trying to get Ubuntu to install correctly on a new machine I built using a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 motherboard. Ubuntu seems to install fine, however, neither ...
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Installing java for 32 bit on a 64bit OS on terminal

I am using Ubuntu trusty tar 64 bit and I want to install Java 32bit. I have removed the previous java runtime environment which was 64 bit. Now i need help how can I do this on the command line? I ...
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Input sound device not detected in Ubuntu 14.10 + Earphones muting audio when plugged in

Problem a - Input device is never detected, so I cant use any VOIP applications. The sound plays well when the earphones where not plugged in, but they (and the earphones) get muted when I plug the ...
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Installation of Ubuntu server with proxy settings

I have been installing the Ubuntu 14.04 server. During the installation process, it asks for network configuration. I have proxy set up in my college campus hence I donot know about the IP address ...
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Dependency problems installing steam

I'm having some dependency trouble trying to install steam on Ubuntu 14.04. I got the steam-launcher.deb-Package from http://media.steampowered.com/client/installer/steam.deb and installed it: ...
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12.04.02 USB Installer, x86 works, x64 doesn't

so I downloaded both 32-bit and 64-bit flavors of 12.04.2 (MD5 checks out); don't want 12.10 since I prefer LTS. I used Universal USB Installer ...
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Error while loading shared libraries: libogg.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I'm trying to install Auteria (32-bit) on my Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit (trusty). It used to work on Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit, but now when I try to start the game the terminal gives me the following error: ...
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Error in pkgr: Error processing package file: extract

binit@binit-virtual-machine:~/Desktop$ sudo ./linux_8.5LinuxMirror.bin Error in pkgr: Error processing package file: extract I am getting above error while installing the .bin file. Previously it ...
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My Ubuntu Is 64 Bit On 32 Bit PC? [closed]

My (probably 32bit) PC is low on RAM but the version of Ubuntu is 64-bit. Is there a way to change the architecture without losing my files. My PC sometimes freezes but Ubuntu Serach Transparent ...
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What are the differences between 32-bit and 64-bit, and which should I choose?

What is the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit Ubuntu? I've heard the 64-bit platform performs better and can detect more than 4GB of RAM. Also, while some apps haven't ported to 64-bit yet, ...
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Lost data because of Installation of Ubuntu 14.04 Amd-64 [duplicate]

First I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 32Bit as dual boot with Windows 8. After That I replaced it with Ubuntu 14.04 64Bit in my Sony VAIO SVE15137CNW System. While installation my BIOS is set to in ...
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Upgrading ubuntu 12.04 32 bit to 64 bit [duplicate]

I have recently installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS i686.I want upgrade it to 64 bit.How can I do it via terminal?
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How to install Git GUI on my local machine that runs on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit OS? [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit OS on my local machine. I want to setup/install Git GUI on this machine. Then I'm having one repository at GitLab that I need to make clone of on my machine, then I ...
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Error while installing 32 bit Library on 64 bit Ubuntu [duplicate]

$ sudo apt-get install package-name:i386 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package package-name:i386 $ sudo apt-get ...
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How do I reset Ubuntu? [closed]

I want to reset Ubuntu. I have searched it on Google many times and I am new to Ubuntu so I am wondering how to reset it without too much complication. I have already tried re-installing it but my ...
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How to completely uninstall ET: Legacy 64 bit from Ubuntu 14.10?

I wasted my whole day trying to install and play ET: Legacy 64 bit on my 64 bit Deepin 2014.2 (based on Ubuntu 14.10) system. I installed the legacy drivers later on when I got a VM_create error. ...
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My Hp laptop( 64 bit, Core i5, 4 GB RAM) is too much slow in ubuntu 14.04.1

My HP laptop is very slow after few days from complete installation. System details as follows. Core i5 processor, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, 64 bit processor. Now I installed ubuntu in 100 GB disk space. ...
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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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Eclipse (ADT) crash Failed to write core dump. Core dumps have been disabled

i found my problem here: how to fix “Failed to write core dump. Core dumps have been disabled” error while running java and here: Eclipse crashing on startup and here: Eclipse continue crash Nothing ...
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Firefox back button middle click

I used to middle click on the back button in firefox to open the last page in a new tab. Unfortunately this stopped working for me on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I tried to remove it via sudo apt-get purge ...
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Ubuntu installation on my system

I am installing Ubuntu OS in virtual box. I have 32 bit intel system with 3 GB RAM. So can I install i386 ubuntu OS?
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Google Chrome crashes the whole system on Ubuntu 14.04, 64 bit

Google Chrome 40.0.2214.111 keeps crashing on my Dell XPS L502X with Ubuntu installed on it. How can I remedy this behaviour? The crash affects the whole system in such a way that the mouse cursor is ...
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Unable to run VMware - Failed to build vmnet

I am unable to run vmware and below is the error log as to why. Any idea, though and suggestions are appreciated. Thank you. 2014-02-03T16:32:00.904+08:00| vthread-3| I120: Log for VMware ...
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Tibia Error on Ubuntu 11.10 64bit

I have a bit of a problem, I'm trying to play Tibia on my 11.10 installation and I get the following error: ./Tibia: error while loading shared libraries: libGLU.so.1: cannot open shared object ...
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Account removal on Ubuntu 14.10

Will removing an administrator account remove my ppas added in my repository?
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How do I fix screen tearing on laptop?

Using Ubuntu 14.10 on Toshiba Satellite L655-S5059. After dist-upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 14.10, I'm experiencing screen tearing in icons and display in general. Display adapter is Intel GM 45 ...
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ia32-libs installing

I tried to lunch Matlab 32 on my Ubuntu 64, I tried to install sudo apt-get install ia32-libs but I got the following massage: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Where is 64-bit Mac (AMD64) version now?

Sometime ago on on download page (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop) was an option for download "64-bit Mac (AMD64) version". Why it was deleted?
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Can not install Ubuntu virutal machines on VirtualBox and VMware Player

I have tried several times in several days to install Ubuntu (from 12.04 to 14.04 versions) on VirtualBox, but in vail. The problem I encounter is shown on the following picture where everything ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 (amd64) not detecting all of my memory

I've got 4gb of RAM installed in my machine but Ubuntu only detects 2.8gb of RAM If I run uname -a I get: Linux DeLillo 3.13.0-24-generic #46-Ubuntu SMP Thu Apr 10 19:11:08 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Install ubuntu 64bit server to another server using ssh

I need to change my Ubuntu 32bit server to 64bit. I have two servers,both server in two location and need to install Ubuntu 64bit using SSH. I'm longing into Linux server and then longing to Ubuntu ...
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Recording 32-Bit Applications on a 64-Bit System with GLC

I'm stumped. Or I'm stupid. Let's go with the second one. I installed GLC, the game recorder, on my 64-Bit Ubuntu 14.04 hoping to record games like CSGO and other source games on Ubuntu like I did ...
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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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How do I get a Canon PIXMA ip1900 to work?

I have a new canon photo printer (pixma ip1900) and I have a minor problem - the deb for it is 32bit and my system is 64bit. I can use the ppd file in the deb, but I need some pstcanonij program that ...
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Can I reuse partitions for new instalations (without loosing data)?

Will I lose data if I make new a new installation of Ubuntu in the same partition of a previous UBUNTU distribution? I don't want to change my partitions table again. I have installed UBUNTU 12.04 ...