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

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install IRAF on Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit. Now I want to install programme IRAF, which is running on 32 bit system. And I can not install ia32-libs. sudo apt-get install ia32-libs this is not working What ...
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Black Screen when I run Tropico 5 in Ubuntu 16.04

I recently installed Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 (64bit) and downloaded some games. I opened Tropico 5 (A game that worked fine when I ran it in Windows 10) and I was shown a black screen. I could hear the ...
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Neither Draftsight nor BricsCAD can be installed on 64 bit Ubuntu 13.10

OK, After weeks of trying, reading and searching you guys are my last hope. Let me tell you my test environment; 3 different computers; Desktop with i5 CPU, 8Gb of RAM, Geforce 630 GPU Notebook ...
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Easy to use and easy to install app needed as a replacement of Autocad LT

In our office we use Windows 8.1 mostly and some 7. W7s are OK but 8.1s are not yet bought. Let's say we are "trying" them. I have convinced the buying department to use Ubuntu since they are only ...
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Troubleshooting Secure Boot

When trying to boot Ubuntu with UEFI Secure Boot enabled, I get the following error when loading GRUB: Boot failure : a proper digital signature was not found. One of the files on the selected ...
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Intel Core i3 CPU is not 64 bit?

According to this page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/32bit_and_64bit the following Intel CPU's are 64bit: Intel F and 5x1 series Pentium 4 using the "Prescott" core Pentium D Core 2 (Solo, Duo ...
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I installed Lubuntu 32 bit on 64 bit system. How should I go about upgrading to 64 bit?

I already downloaded the 64bit iso. I just don't know what's gonna happen, is it gonna make a third partition on my disk drive (currently have 2, one Windows one Lubuntu)? Do I have to delete the ...
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Is there a way to make 32-bit Mozilla Seamonkey work in a 64-bit XUbuntu 14.04?

My previous computer ran a 32-bit XUbuntu version 14.04 and 32-bit Mozilla Seamonkey as my default web browser. Now my new computer runs a 64-bit Xubuntu version 14.04, but there's no official 64-bit ...
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Wickr 2.6.0-4 Installed but Unable to Open

I have installed wickr deb installation using the code sudo gdebi wickr.deb. But the application won't start. It just remains in the taskbar with the icon glowing and then its gone after a while. The ...
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Wake-on-LAN broken on 64 bit, works on 32 bit

How can I get WOL to work on 64 bit Ubuntu? It's a wierd situation. The hardware is a heavily modified ASUS G75VW 3D. Windows and 32 bit Ubuntu work fine for Wake on LAN. The motherboard has a minor ...
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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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not all RAM recognised ~3.3 of 8GB [closed]

I recently installed some new RAM so that I have 8GB (4x2GB sticks). The Bios displays all four sticks, however Ubuntu only shows about 3.3GB available. Both the system details and info from terminal ...
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how can i install jdk-8u91-linux-x64.tar.gz on ubuntu [duplicate]

I downloaded jdk-8u91-linux-x64.tar.gz from the Oracle website. How can I install jdk-8u91-linux-x64.tar.gz? I have tried apt-get install jdk-8u91-linux-x64.tar.gz and also sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Help Ubuntu 16.04 - Slowest OS I've ever encountered!

Laptop - Panasonic Toughbook CF-C1 Processor I5 Harddrive - 256gb SSD Ram - 4GB I installed Ubuntu 16.04 onto this machine. No matter what I do on this machine, it takes between 3 and 15 seconds to ...
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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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After install ubuntu 12.10 cannot boot to windows 8 ( pre-installed)

recently I have bought a lenovo z580 with pre installed windows 8 and I have installed ubuntu 12.10 ( secure boot was enabled when I was installing ubuntu after the installation I disabled it) I can ...
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32 bit vs. 64 bit Ubuntu on a Samsung Netbook NC-210

does anyone know if it is possible to run a 64-bit Ubuntu on a Samsung Netbook NC-210? And would there be advantages of using a 64 bit Ubuntu over the 32 bit version? In the MS Windows world this ...
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Does Ubuntu 16.04 support intel 64 bit processers [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit LTS for a while and I'd love to try Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit LTS. In Ubuntu download page I found 64-bit ISO image as ubuntu-16.04-desktop-amd64.iso, I am bit confused ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 additional drivers microcode AMD-E1 APU

So i was poking around with the Ubuntu 16.04, and i checked the additional drivers settings, and found this: I wonder if i should use it, I've seen similar questions since i have seen this option ...
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How do I install Citrix receiver?

Has anyone managed to get the Citrix receiver client (icaclient) working in Ubuntu?
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How to start Citrix client in Chrome/Chromium?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 (64) and Chromium 43.0.2357.81. But when I log in to the customer, the file launch.ica is downloaded but the Citrix app doesn't start automatically. But if I go to the drive, ...
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Can't run “dpkg --add-architecture i386” on 12.04 64-bit to run eclipse ADT

Running ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. I am trying to follow the steps written at the end of this page under the Heading : Installing Android SDK compat libraries. I am doing it in order to solve this problem. ...
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How to disable microphone volume auto adjustment in Cisco Webex

I am using Cisco Webex for the online meetings, the problem is that the microphone volume automatically goes to maximum and I just can't decrease it. Is there any way to solve this problem? Any help ...
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Text installer freezes at the language selection panel on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (UEFI)

I just downloaded the newest Version of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (http://releases.ubuntu.com/16.04/) and created a USB UEFI boot media (with rufus 2.8). Boot is going fine, but when i press "install ubuntu ...
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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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Cannot use a 32bit prefix on Wine installation on 64-bit Xubuntu 15.10

When I create a prefix with: WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.wine winecfg I get the error: wine: '/home/user/.wine' is a 32-bit installation, it cannot support 64-bit applications. I need a 32bit ...
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Making my 32-bit program code compile on 64-bit Ubuntu (looking for safe path)

I have for the first time installed a 64-bit Ubuntu on my laptop. Now I am looking for a way to compile my old biology C++ project on this OS. I have a .sh file that installs all necessary packages ...
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Windows vs Linux/Ubuntu when it comes to Videos

I had made a sort of interview with Non-programmer using Linux. Recently, the article was posted somewhere in FB and several people contacted me; most of the approach: "Open Software FTW!", which is ...
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Install 32 bit OpenJFX in 64Bit Ubuntu

I'm still not sure of this will fix my printing problem, but I'm trying to revert my Java into a 32 bit version, after finding out my 64 bit Java doesn't communicate with CUPS. (Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit) ...
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How do I install the Epson L220 printer driver on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I have bought an Epson L220 printer and would like to install the drivers onto my HP Laptop. How do I get and install it on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (amd64 architecture)?
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Usb Wifi Device Stops Working

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 (AMD 64bit) on my desktop PC (HP-8200). I bought a generic '150Mbps Mini Wireless N Usb Adapter' off ebay for connecting to our wifi. The internet runs for a few minutes, ...
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Doom 3 BFG starts(native) but with purple and random colours

I had to install propietary AMD drivers because the open source ones would give black screen and low fps Sytem Specs: OS:Ubuntu Gnome 14.04LTS 64bits RAM:8GB VRAM:1GB Graphic card: AMD radeon R5 ...
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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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Trying anything to remove Chrome sources.list error

I keep getting the famous sources.list error even after trying to implement the supposed fix. My next thing is to try to totally remove chrome/chromium and start over. So I followed these removal ...
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KVM installation problem

I'm trying to install KVM for avd of android studio and I ran this command: sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm libvirt-bin ubuntu-vm-builder bridge-utils ia32-libs-multiarch But on running it gives me ...
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Blank screen when booting from USB drive

Here is what I have done: I downloaded the iso "ubuntu-12.04-desktop-amd64" I used Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.0.0 to make a bootable USB drive. I restarted PC and changed the boot option to USB HDD....
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How do I install steam on a 64bit system?

Alright so my computer is 64-bit and I only want to use Linux to install Steam, play Team Fortress 2 and get that penguin item but It's not working out for me. The version of Ubuntu I installed was ...
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64-bit Ubuntu seems to think it is 32-bit

Yesterday, I posted this thread, and got a reply, telling me to install 64-bit Ubuntu. I thought I already had a 64-bit copy, so I went to my system Details, and found that I did, indeed have an x64 ...
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How to try Ubuntu on a hp pavilion g7-1246ef computer that has no Linux suport for video card? (12.04)

I want to try Ubuntu on a hp pavilion g7-1246ef computer. I got it as a 64 bit system with a win7 64 bit but now it runs a 32 bit win 7 (due to canon printer driver issue). The Windows device manager ...
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Issues With Installing Steam

I am new to Ubuntu, and I am trying to install Steam on a 64 bit Ubuntu partition on my Macbook. My first try, I went to the Steam webpage, installed the installer there and opened it with the default ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing: No working init found - also Windows7 dual boot failure after second install!

Installation is on an MSI-7680 MB, with i7-2660 processor, 8G, and 1 TB disk. Procedure followed is per instructions on http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows using the ...
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Differing kernel versions for 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the same OS?

I have a laptop with side by side installation of 32-bit and 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04. I have just noticed that I have different kernel versions on these OS (see logs below): The 32 bit has kernel: 3.19....
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Google Earth graphics card problem in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I am struggling to get Google Earth working properly in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. The program opens correctly and does not crash, as many report over the web. But it has trouble working with the graphics ...
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Change from Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 32 bit to Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 64 bit on Intel Core i5-2410M

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 32 bit on a Toshiba Satellite P755-S5265 laptop and it works fine. The processor is an Intel Core i5-2410M (64 bit). I am preparing to install AutoQ3D and ...
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Building a 32-bit app in 64-bit

I know this has been asked before but the answer given didn't work for me. I'm trying to compile miniSAT and I'm getting the error Linking: minisat ( core/Main.o core/Solver.o utils/Options.o utils/...
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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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Can I run Ubuntu 64bit on my system

Can anybody please help me to make me sure that I can run Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 64bits in my PC. My PC specs are - Intel dg41ty motherboard 1TB seagate hard drive core 2 duo 2.93 GHz processor ...
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error: package architecture (amd64) does not match system (i386)

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 and by the way my wireless is not working. So, I'm trying to fix this problem manually. I have installed the 64 bit Ubuntu already. The problem is I cannot install ...
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TP-Link Archer T2U does not work on Ubuntu 15.10 +

I just bought this USB wifi adapter, TP-Link Archer T2U AC600, from BestBuy (Canada) since it stated that it had linux support on their website. I have tried the driver software from the TP-Link ...
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Random error message that causes restart of computer

Every now and again, my computer screen goes black and I get an error message (in terminal font) that says, Warning!!! Boot script table is modified!!! Please contact your vendor....