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

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Clock displays incorrect time

I've just installed 64-bit Ubuntu 11.04 and after I updated it, the clock stopped displaying the right time. It's now 8 hours behind my normal time. I've checked the Time and Date settings and the ...
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64 bit unetbottin install - no cigar [closed]

I got a new hard drive, downloaded ubuntu using unetbootin on a different system. Default to 32 bit, installed it and everything okay. But my laptop (old Acer aspire one 722) is 64 bit. When i ...
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Error in Installation of Qt5.x 32 bit on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit

I want to install Qt5.x on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. But while installation I faced the problem of libsm6 missing. I learned Ubuntu needs 32 bit libraries for functioning. I followed this link and tried to ...
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Can I run a Java 32-bit application on a 64bit system

Natty 64-bit is installed. iMindmap 5 a Java 32 program will not run correctly. Is installing 32-bit Java a possible solution?
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HDMI Audio on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am running 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 on an Intel NUC box that has a built in audio card with HDMI connection. I had the audio working previously following an answer in the thread listed below (download ...
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Google Chrome won't Start - Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: “adwaita”

Google Chrome won't start after a recent apt-get upgrade. I can't figure out what I'm missing, and google doesn't turn up many results for these errors: $ google-chrome ...
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ODBC error connecting to MySQL

I wonder if someone could help with an issue I can't seem resolve with ODBC for MySQL. I am reasonably new to Linux, so any assistance that can be offered would be helpful. If it helps, I am running ...
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How to force Wine into acting like 32-bit Windows on 64-bit Ubuntu?

When installing Wine on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04, both 64-bit support and 32-bit support get installed. If I run wine foo.exe where foo.exe is a 64-bit-aware installer, it thinks it's on 64-bit Windows. ...
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32-bit lib wants to remove it's 64-bit counterpart

xubuntu 14.04, 64 bit. Installing libvpx1:i386 wants to remove libvpx1 and all of the programs that depend on it. From that library's very minimal dependencies, I can't figure out why it wants to ...
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Problem with Java while trying to run pycharm-community-4.5

I've just installed pycharm-community-4.5 into my Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit). After installing I ran the command /opt/pycharm-community-4.5/bin$ ./pycharm.sh to run pycharm but the terminal showed me some ...
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Can't install Skype 4.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

First of all, I think this question is not duplicated, because I have tried all other solutions I found here, but nothing solved my problem. I use Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I have tried until now: sudo ...
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Installing XAMPP

I'm new to linux and I'm trying to install XAMPP I downloaded the file and I cant execute it, I followed the Instruction on http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp-linux.html#374 but when I'm trying ...
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Risky to remove all i386 packages on a 64-bits install? [duplicate]

I don't use any 32-bits app on my 64-bits Vivid so i want to remove all i386 packages but I wonder if this can be done safely. Thx for help ! Edit : Here's the return from the 'dpkg -l | grep i386' ...
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Struggling to Install Ubuntu 64 on Windows8

I had purchased new Hp laptop 64 bit with pre-installed windows8, which is successfully removed with ubuntu 32 bit with the instruction given on different sites. now i realised that i have installed ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit iso file can't be written on DVD-R (from Windows)

I have downloaded the ISO file of Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. When I try and write the ISO with Windows to a DVD-R disk, it returns an error (Microsoft Error Code 0XC0AA0301): I can write other kind of ...
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For an old machine with 4 GB of RAM, is a 32-bit or 64-bit system faster? [duplicate]

I installed the 64-bit version of Ubuntu 14.04 for the first time, and I think it is heavier than the 32-bit version. While it was installing it got stuck. I tried four times to install. Is it true ...
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errors coming after installing Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit from a usb stick

I keep getting errors after the installation of Ubuntu 14.10 64-bit installed using a USB stick. The first time this happened was yesterday when I tried to upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04, but when I ...
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Is Ubuntu desktop 32 bit source code the same as Ubuntu desktop 64 bit source code

Is Ubuntu desktop 32 bit source code the same as Ubuntu desktop 64 bit source code? I recently had occasion to go backwards from 64 bit to 32 bit and they seems subtlety different.
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How do I disable startup apps?

just upgraded to 15.04 (x64). Now, at startup, the app "Clementine" starts on it's own and another app, which I do want to start, shows 5 additional examples running (only need 1). I don't see ...
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how to use a different linux-image than the one is currently being used in ubuntu 14.02?

this are the linux-images I have and I am currently using 3.13.0-51 $ dpkg -l linux-image-\* | grep ^ii ii linux-image-3.13.0-51-generic 3.13.0-51.84 ...
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Esterel Compiling in Ubuntu 64 bit

The latest version of esterel is available only in 32 bit. Installed it in 64 bit ubuntu. When compiling esterl to C. I haven't get any errors. esterel -simul foo.strl cc -c foo.c While running: ...
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How to check if my software is 32-bit or 64-bit

I want to check if my software is 64 bit or 32 bit (not the OS). This software is an executable file, and when I check it, no information is given if it is 64-bit or 32-bit. How do I check if my ...
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How to fix a broken package, when “apt-get install -f” does not work?

I tried to install Scala with the typesafe stack and got into trouble. Now I cannot do much with apt (except update), the broken package seems to be impossible to remove/clean: Here's the result of ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.10 (64-bit) on a Windows 8 bay trail atom tablet

For those of you wondering, this is not actually a question, it's a guide. "How can I install 64-bit Ubuntu on my 32-bit UEFI Bay Trail atom tablet?"
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How to install couchbase in Ubuntu 14.04

I am facing an issue in installing Couchbase community edition server in my Ubuntu 14 machine. uname -a output 3.13.0-24-generic #46-Ubuntu SMP Thu Apr 10 19:11:08 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Running Skype on 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 distro error

So I am trying to install skype on 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 distro and I am getting this error when I try to run it after its done installing: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: cannot open ...
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Hebrew fonts in Picasa 3.9 wine 1.4.1 kubuntu 13.10 look as empty squares

I've got a fresh Kubuntu 13.10 64 bit with wine 1.4.1 on it. Fonts seemed to install without a problem (how can I check that? I've installed culmus manually and msfft core with wine). Importing my ...
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14.10: Bluetooth connection always fails first time

When I power on my Bose Soundlink external speaker, it automatically connects to my laptop. But, it then errors out. This is an example log of starting the bluetooth deamon and powering on the ...
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Cannot install Gimp 64 bit

I am trying to install Gimp on a 64 bit PC with Ubuntu 14.10. I have added the dedicated PPA ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp but I am not able to install Gimp due to its reliance on a lot of 32 bit ...
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Problem starting Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit

After installing and updating, whenever I start Steam, it gives me the following error: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically [2015-05-02 16:48:39] Startup - ...
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Help. Steam wont work at all on Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I have added 32bit support and installed additional stuff through terminal.. and it still won't run.. I have AMD X4 620 and Radeon 6950 2gb. The output of running it from the command line: Running ...
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Juniper Crashing right after launching

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 x64 and have 64 and 32 bit versions of Java 6 installed. I have it configured that when running Network Connect it will run the 32 bit version and for anything else the 64 ...
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Pre-installed GStreamer 0.10 does not recognized the installed element “ladspa-gate”

I am new to gstreamer, and wanted to set it up such that I can explore most plugins (good, bad, ugly, etc.). I recently started using gstreamer 0.10 and intended to use it to process audio files. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 not booting after being installed alongside Win7

I have installed Ubuntu 14.10 64 bits on my Acer Travel Mate b113e laptop alongside Windows 7 64 bits. I've tried easyBCD with no luck - it only shows an option in a selection menu, but when I pick ...
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64-bit DB2 10.5 missing 32-bit libpam and 64-bit libaio on Ubuntu 12.04

This happened to me. If it's happening to you, maybe this can save you a bit of time. I was installing 64-bit DB2 10.5 server (not sure exactly what product package -- someone gave it to me) on a ...
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Installing Ubuntu with Dual Boot on a 64 Bit Laptop with 4 GB RAM

I have a Sony Vaio, 64 bit laptop with 4 GB RAM. Before installing windows, I created portions as 50GB NTFS for Windows 7, 200GB NTFS & rest unpartioned for Ubuntu. Installed Windows 7, which went ...
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Aladdin eToken install issue on Ubuntu 14.04

Has anyone been able to get Aladdin eToken to work on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. COuld someone provide the steps for same.
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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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How to run 32 bit game on 64 bit system?

I want to play Mount and Blade: Warband with my friends, but when I open the game, it just glitches out my computer and forces me to restart my computer. On a reddit post I found, it says that "Also, ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu 14.04.02 desktop on Windows 7 Amd64 [duplicate]

I downloaded the 14.04.02 iso, burnt a DVD, but when I try to boot the DVD I get the following error: (initramfs) Unable to find a medium containing a live file system Please help. I am a novice ...
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MRIcro not running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I did a normal installation of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit last week, and then installed MRIcro But it just cannot run, with the error /usr/local/bin/mricro/mribin: symbol lookup error: ...
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Having minimize issues running games in wine with gnome shel

Ok, I have 4 computers all running Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome Shell. on all computers when ever I play games in wine I set wine to run in a virtual desktop. On the first 3 computers I can use things like ...
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Can't launch PeaZip

I have installed 32-bit PeaZip from this link on my 64-bit machine. Now whenever I try to launch PeaZip from the terminal, it shows: peazip: error while loading shared libraries: libQtWebKit.so.4: ...
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Installing msxml6 64-bit with wine

I'm trying to install a software which relies on msxml6, and is only provided in a 64bit version (so I can't use the 32-bit msxml6 provided by winetricks). I downloaded msxml6 from microsoft, and ...
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Can I use CUDA 7 32 bit, on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit?

I have a single precision GPU (my understanding is that this is 32 bit). My linux version is Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I would like to use CUDA 7 for some scientific programming applications; however ...
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“XAMPP: Couldn't start MySQL” on Ubuntu 64bit

I installed LAMPP with these instructions, but phpmadmin didn't work so i tried to uninstall and then install it again and it still doesn't work. When I'm trying to turn it on i get these errors. ...
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Can't login to Ubuntu 14.04 after upgrade

I have a problem that i never seen before. I upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 64bit to 14.04 using the following command: $ sudo update-manager -d After that I can't login to my user account, when I log it ...
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How to remove all i386 packages from Ubuntu 64bit?

Over the time I installed many i386 packages, which I no longer need. How can I clean up the system and stay only with the amd64 packages?
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cannot make sublime text 3 work on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

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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No option for 64-bit OS VirtualBox guest OS in Ubuntu 14.10 Dell OptiPlex 755

I have a Ubuntu desktop installed on Dell Optiplex 755. It's my regular desktop, and I installed Oracle VirtualBox from https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads. The version selected was the ...