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

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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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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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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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How to install Juniper VPN on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

Could you please help me ? On my old Ubuntu 13.10 I was able to run Juniper VPN (on Firefox only) using a workaround which requires you to install the missing 32libs and IcedTea (32bits). However, I ...
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Getting HDTracks music download application working under wine in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

Good people: Does anyone here buy music from HDTracks, using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit? In 13.10 32 bit I used to be able to buy music using their Windows application under Wine, but now when I try, I ...
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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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How do I adjust the screen brightness on an Acer Aspire One D270?

My system specifications are: Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit, Acer Aspire One D270, Intel Atom CPU The usual brightness increase/decrease key combination using Fn key doesn't work in Ubuntu as many pointed ...
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Printer Xerox Phaser 6000 not working

I've, already download the drivers on xerox website, installed and added the printer in CUPS, but when I try to print something, nothing happens. I'm using ubuntu 12.04 64 bits
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How do I convert a x86 RPM to a x86 DEB within a x64 system?

In my case the software I am trying to convert is the Lacie lightscribe labeler. 1.- I renamed the RPM mv LaCie\ LightScribe\ Labeler\ 1.0\ Linux.rpm lacie-lightscribe-labeler-1.0.rpm 2.- Convert ...
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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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32bit program on 64bit Ubuntu fails when using linux 32 before setup.sh

When I try to install a 32 bit program on ubuntu 13.10 64bit it falis. My command is as follow: linux32 ./setup.sh Output is: The setup program seems to have failed on x86/unknown Fatal ...
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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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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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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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How to setup Canon InkJet Pixma IP 1300?

I am unable to setup Canon InkJet Pixma IP 1300 on Quantal AMD64. The things I have tried: Shut down and disconnect the printer before installing packages. Added the ppa:michael-gruz/canon ...
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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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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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Eclipse Juno (4.2.1) crashes frequently after upgrading to Ubuntu12.10 from 12.04 (both 64bits)?

I was using eclipse Juno (ver 4.2.1) on my 64bit ubuntu 12.04 for almost a month or more. It was working perfectly and I really enjoyed working on it. However two days back I upgraded my machine to ...
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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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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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Problems with Eclipse and Android SDK

I installed Eclipse, openjdk6 and downloaded and extracted the sdk manager file. Now, When I created an Android project I got the following error: 2012-06-06 18:44:40 - contactManager] ...
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login takes long time

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 from past 12 days. In the beginning login was fast enough after I put the password it hardly takes 3 to 4 sec to enter in desktop, but now its taking like more that 40 sec ...
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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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/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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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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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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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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Anyone has successfully installed CUDA 5.5 on Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit?

I tried to install CUDA 5.5 through deb routine, following the steps in Nvidia website, using the deb file for ubuntu 12.10 (the latest version I could found on Nv website), the installer fail to ...
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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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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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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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Trying to run VMware 8.0.2 on 11.10 x64?

I have downloaded VMware 8 for Linux. I am running Ubuntu 11.10 x64. I am very new to linux, and I am having trouble getting Vmware 8 to install. I know that there must be a sudo command to get the ...
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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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Multiple Problems while installing VMware Player with Kernel Headers

Sorry, pretty long problem First some background: I was running Ubuntu 13.10 x64 in my laptop. I just upgraded to 14.04 few weeks back. The output of the uname -a currently on my system are Linux ...
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“skype: symbol lookup error: skype: undefined symbol”

Upgraded to 11.10 and Skype is no longer working. I get the following error: skype: symbol lookup error: skype: undefined symbol: _ZN5QFile3mapExxNS_14MemoryMapFlagsE Tried both downloading from ...
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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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Missing libudev.so.0

I can't seem to work out how to fix the "error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory" Being on 12.04 (precise) 64-bit, I've tried ...
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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 ...