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

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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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Fixing “The following packages have been kept back” - without install?

I've ended up with the Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "overlay-scrollbar" due to needing 32-bit overlay-scrollbar-gtk2 on a 64-bit amd64 Ubuntu - which is better described in How do I ...
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Ubuntu touch on amd64 [duplicate]

I have a tablet with 32bit EFI but is 64bit (baytrail) and I know ubuntu-touch is just a more touch friendly version of unity. Is there any compiled iso with it? I can install it from the terminal ...
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Gave up waiting for root device, ubuntu--vg-root doesnt exist

today I installed Ubuntu 64bit on a Netbook. When the Netbook boots this error report blowed up. I think there is a problem with the partitions. Image: lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE ...
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Skipping incompatible libs when compiling Taucs under Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit

After many failures trying to compile Taucs under my Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit, I searched for the reason and reached this question. Unfortunately, non of those answers worked for me. As in the question, ...
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I killed my GUI and Startx cant find a “screen”

First off let me mention that this problem happened a while ago so i may have forgotten some of the details. A while ago I was trying to get used to backtrack5 and I was doing pretty well I think. I ...
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Google Earth shows a black screen and options are greyed out

I have installed the latest .deb Google Earth from Google, but the Google window is black (where the earth should be) Plus all 3D options are greyed out. I have checked my graphics card, and 3D is ...
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Steam: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64

After Nvidia driver installation when I try to run Steam I am getting this error: steam: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64 I found this question and one ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit & Webex. Standalone 32bit Firefox & JRE, but still Audio is Unaccessible

I've tried to get this to work in many different ways. The audio DID work for me a month ago, but after an LDAP installation and user change I had to start over again. My goal is to have it as a ...
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Can't change gedit preferences and terminal preferences don't save

I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux in general. I've just started using it for one of my college courses and instead of having all of us install Linux on our machines they had us install a virtual machine ...
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steam fails to start because of missing 32bit libraries

on a fresh install of steam on kubuntu 14.04 getting this Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is disabled by the user Error: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam ...
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Problem with installing Steam on Ubuntu 15.10

I'm trying to install Steam on Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit. When I run steam, I get the following output: username@computer:~/Desktop$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 15.10 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled ...
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Is there a way to prevent apt from looking for i386 packages in multi-arch mode (Ubuntu 14.04)? [duplicate]

I was wondering if there is a way to prevent apt looking for an i386 version of a package for a particular repo/package? For example, I recently got this error when doing apt-get update: W: Failed ...
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Which 64-bit server image to use for Intel Pentium G3220? [duplicate]

Soon, I'll have to install an Ubuntu Server on a computer with a Intel Pentium G3220 64-bit instruction set processor. So I'm looking at the current LTS Server edition, 14.04.4. However, the page ...
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How can I use Cisco WebEx in Firefox on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.10

Looking at [1] it looks like there is a solution for getting webex run on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. However it does not work on Ubuntu 14.10. Do you have any ideas? [1] How can I use Cisco WebEx in ...
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Google Chrome support for Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit and I still get the message on Chrome saying that my OS will no longer be supported. Is this the case or does this only apply to 32-bit installations?
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error when compiling ibus 1.5.11 on ubuntu 14.04

when I tried to compile the ibus it throwing this kind of error when using make command: make[1]: Entering directory `/home/whaX/git/thirdparty/ibus/engine' VALAC ibus_engine_simple_vala.stamp ...
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No such file or directory? But the file exists!

I've downloaded a game (Shank) but the bin file doesn't run. The error that is shown when I try to launch the executable is: bash: ./shank-linux-120720110-1-bin: No such file or directory
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Install wine1.6-amd64 from ubuntu-wine ppa asked for installing wine1.6-i386 as well

When installing wine1.6 and wine1.6-amd64 from ppa:ubuntu-wine on Kubuntu 12.10 (quantal), it always asked me for installing wine1.6-i386 root@ezgo64:/etc/apt/sources.list.d# LC_ALL=C apt-get ...
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Ubuntu 32bit or 64bit on a laptop with 4gb ram? [closed]

My laptop has 4Gb of ram and the processor can suport 64bit. What should I install, 32bit or 64bit? And why? As far as I know the 32bit version will use less ram but at max 4gb of ram.
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I don't know how to get back to Ubuntu 15.10 from busybox

OK so here is my problem here. I have 2 operating systems to choose. Windows 10, and Ubuntu 15.10. Pressing Windows 10 will give only me a loading screen (with the dell logo, I am on a dell inspiron ...
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Can't open Steam (You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run)

I for some reason can't open Steam. It worked for a while before but it suddenly stopped working. Here's the error that shows up: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not ...
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Flashplayer support needed for starsports videos

I know there is a problem with flash player. In my case I have 64 bit ubuntu 12.04 system. Youtube videos works fine, gifs works fine and even i have played flash games. But the problem is when I ...
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Why did my wifi stopped working suddenly (intel PRO 9645 on 15.10)

The problem occurred after putting my laptop in sleep. After this, no wireless networks are listed anymore. It lists 'wireless device is disabled with hardware switch". This is the ouput for rfkill ...
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How to make Adobe Air audio work?

Does anyone have any idea on how to make Air Adobe work on a 64-bit Ubuntu? If I try to install the .bin version from the Adobe site, the application using Adobe Air works fine but there's no sound! ...
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14.04.04 amd 64 installation issues

Installed from usb....14.04.04-amd-64. Fresh install, did not retain windows. At "Installation Type", I selected only the Erase and Install option. Everything installed ok the best I could tell. ...
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How to install Adobe Reader X in Ubuntu?

I want to install Adobe Reader X (10 or 11) in my system. But there is no native application available for Linux. After doing Google I have seen that Adobe Reader 10.1.14 is given gold rating with ...
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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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How to fix wine-staging missing error when installing pipelight on 15.10 (x64)

I'm trying to install pipelight on ubuntu 15.10 x64 using this guide but I'm stuck on this error: sudo apt-get install --install-recommends pipelight-multi Pakketlijsten worden ingelezen... Klaar ...
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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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How to enable dpkg on 64-bit to install 32-bit packages? [duplicate]

I want to install software designed for 32-bit computers, however I am currently running a 64-bit one and am not sure if dpkg supports 32-bit packages, so how can I check if it does? And make it ...
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Trouble with Xen on Ubuntu Server 14.04 64bit [closed]

I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 64bit with default settings. Than I installed Xen with following command: sudo apt-get install xen-hypervisor-amd64 xen-utils xenwatch xen-tools xen-utils-common ...
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Installing 32 bit libraries on 64 system, libz.so.1 missing

I have tried several alternatives from answers to similar questions (1, 2 and 3) (see also below) to get the libraries I need. It still doesn't work and I get this error message when trying to run my ...
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QT Creator missing help files?

I have downloaded the offline installer for Qt 5.5.1 for Linux 64-bit. Whenever QT Creator starts, an error message appears saying that the Help cannot be loaded. ...
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Can't get Steam to launch with Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I apologize if this is duplicate, but in over an hour, I can't find any solution that's working for me. I installed Steam from the Software Center but it simply won't start. At first, I was getting ...
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Installing 32 bit App Inventor 2 on 64 bit Lubuntu 15.10

I have installed App Inventor 2 using a Debian package and these instructions. The software is 32 bit and my computer is 64. Apparently also needed Oracle JRE for App Inventor and finally got it to ...
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LPCXpresso 8 on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

I'm trying to install LPCXpresso IDE 8 on ubuntu 14.04 64 bit but I receive an error: No protocol specified invalid command name "bind" while executing "::unknown bind Text <Tab>" ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits - Only half of the RAM is recognized

I have 8 GBs of RAM (2 4 GBs memory sticks) in my computer. They are recognized by Windows 10, the "memtests" and the BIOS, but Ubuntu doesn't show more than 3696 MBs. I already tried several ...
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How to downgrade from 64-bit to 32-bit

I have a 2gb chromebook with 64-bit ubuntu 12.04 and it runs extremly slow and often crashes so how to I downgrade it to 32-bit or is their another solution?
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Only 4GB RAM out of 8 shown in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit and in BIOS

I have seen similar questions and answers but mine is: a. I have 8GB RAM installed b. My BIOS shows 4GB c. Ubuntu's System Setting/Details shows 3.7GB (but this small decrease is not a great issue ...
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How to install VMWare Player on 32-bit 13.10 without 64-bit virtualisation

I'm having a nightmare of a time trying to install VMWare Player on my 32-bit 13.10. Apparently my CPU doesn't have 64-bit virtualisation support (I enabled CPU virtualisation in the bios but no joy). ...
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Using x32 Program on x64 Architecture Ubuntu 15.10

So I'm trying to get my Realtek RTL8812AU USB Wireless to work. I came across this package for it: https://github.com/gnab/rtl8812au I'm about to install it, but it says it's built for x86 and I am ...
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Problem with CUPS on Ubuntu 14.04.3 amd-64

I use a business app, which I installed in Wine in my 64-bit system. I have to print reports from that app, so I have installed cups-pdf. However, after printing to PDF, I'm having these multi-colored ...
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Ubuntu in VirtualBox

I've installed VirtualBox 5.0.14 (for Windows, 32-bit/64-bit) on a Windows 7 64-bit desktop (this is a fairly new machine which definitely has the resources to handle this). When creating a virtual ...
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Could I put both the AMD64 and i386 Ubuntu images on one usb drive?

Basically, the PC I use at home is 64-bit and the computers at my school are 32-bit. I'm kind of doubting it, but I'm wondering if I can make a persistent liveUSB of Ubuntu with the startup disk maker ...
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cannot make ubuntu 64-bit v12.04 install work

I decided it was time to update my ubuntu (single boot) computer from 64-bit v10.04 to 64-bit v12.04. Unfortunately, for some reason (or reasons) I just can't make it work. Note that I am attempting ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu on my Windows 8 computer without any CD or USB drive?

Please read entire post CAREFULLY before answering. This question will make you confused if you don't. Information (May skip :P) OS : Windows NT 6.2 (Windows 8 K) Equipped hard disk Total 1TB, 1 ...
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Now install Torrent TV on Ubuntu 15.10

As from source to collect fully working system view to the configured Torrent Television Media Server and 200 TV channels. I have not found where the depth of good governance on the issue. Or setup of ...