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

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Steam on 64-bit 14.04: need some help, missing a few 32-bit libs

Steam says I'm missing the following libs, I'm hoping someone can help me get things in better shape: xyz@abc:~$ STEAM_RUNTIME=0 steam Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is disabled ...
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Can i still use my windows 8 programs such as autocad, photoshop, sketch up with ubuntu? [duplicate]

Im not a computer geek, but i wish someone will help me to install the latest ubuntu os to my lenovo laptop with windows 8 pre installed. If i removed windows 8 as my os can i still use my other ...
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vmware player xorg driver broke after ubuntu 12.04 LTS automatic system update on 06/07/2014

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as a virtual machine on a Windows 7 host using vmware player 6.0.2. On Sat. 06/07/2014, Ubuntu performed an automatic system update as it does regularly, however after ...
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Recover files deleted from Eclipse on Ubuntu 12.04 64Bits

I was working in Eclipse when I clicked delete to only 1 project, and it deleted all of them on my workspace. Could I recover data being a non specific extension ?? (I want to recover png, xml, ...
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Error while setting Android Adt bundle and making it work

(Before marking it as a dupe , please go through my question as it is something different and none of the questions I came across answered this) I have been trying to install Adt-bundle on my 64-Bit ...
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wubi ubuntu does not start

I have a new dell latitude 7440 laptop with windows 7 64 bit. It runs Bios (not UEFI) and the hard drive is MBR. However, wubi does not start. After I select ubuntu from the boot page. It gives a ...
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Try to install 64 bit version of Lubuntu

I have an old PC with AMD Sempron 3000+ and a half GB of ram. I also have an old laptop with Intel Core 2 Duo and 1GB of ram. If I am not wrong they are 64 bits version of processors. I try to run ...
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avconv assert error mpah.frame_size when trying to convert WAV to MP3 under 14.04 [closed]

My objective is to convert a WAV file to MP3 on 14.04 (64-bit). The wav file is "Signed 16 bit Little Endian, Rate 16000 Hz, Mono" and is known to good. It plays fine with aplay, also converts ...
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How to execute 64bit application on 32bit ubuntu system?

I have downloaded and installed Lubuntu latetest 14.10 32bit and now, after downloading z88 aurora software (only 64bit is available for Linux), so I followed the installation guide, but the software ...
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Which is the most user-friendly installation of Ubuntu for Sony Vaio VGN-Z21WN?

My father has given me a Sony VAIO VGN-Z21WN laptop. It has an Intel Centrino 2 (Duo) 2.53 Ghz processor and 3Gb of RAM. I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 on a Dell Latitude before and despite having ...
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nvidia 304 vs. nvidia 304 updates functionality difference?

What, if any, is the difference between nvidia 304 vs. nvidia 304-updates in terms of functionality, not which repository the update came from. Does anyone actually know? For myself personally, I ...
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Making Canon LBP6000 printer work under Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

Previously, I have successfully used this Canon LBP6000 printer under Ubuntu 12.04 (32-bit). Recently, I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit). Already several hours have been wasted making this printer ...
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How to install 32-bit Windows apps on 64-bit Ubuntu (ver : 14.04)? [duplicate]

I am getting errors while running 32-bit windows applications via Wine 1.7 on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Please help.
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What does x86 mean for installing a new hardware enablement (HWE) stack in 64 bit Ubuntu

I'd like to install 13.10 (Saucy) hardware enablement (HWE) stack to my Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) because I need a newer Linux kernel. This wiki page explains what "hardware enablement stacks" are. Among ...
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how to install Canon printer driver 2.80?

Setup: Canon MF4150 printer, Ubuntu 14.04 or 12.04 I am new to Linux so I spent the past few weeks playing with Ubuntu. The most important issue I had was getting the printer to work and share on ...
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Determining system architecture

Does anyone know of a program or script I can use to find out what architecture my Sony VAIO PCV-RS520 desktop computer is? I've been mulling over an upgrade to 14.04 64-bit, however I am not sure if ...
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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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Java Plugin issue on chrome browser [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. Installed java on this. Version 1.7.0_55. trying to enable java on google chrome but have failed. I symbolic linked libnpjp2.so to /opt/google/chrome/plugins ...
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Can I install 64 bit Ubuntu on my Intel Core i7 64bit PC? [duplicate]

I've an Intel Core i7 64 bit PC. I've seen that Ubuntu 14.04 LTS has the following two versions.. ubuntu-14.04-desktop-i386.iso (Intel 32 bit) ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso (AMD 64 bit) Can ...
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I want to Change ubuntu 14.04 from 64 bit to 32 bit

How can I Change ubuntu 14.04 from 64 bit to 32 bit ?
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Installing Atom text editor on 32-bit Ubuntu 13.10?

The Atom editor newly introduced by the GitHub team, looks like "a hackable text editor for the 21st Century", and I must say, the screenshots have lured me. Official binaries are only available for ...
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386iso or amd iso [duplicate]

I have an intel I3 machine running windows 7 64 bit on which I want to run Ubuntu in parallel. Which 14.04 iso may I use for installation? the 64 bit amd iso or 386 iso 32bit Wulf
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How to do build a 64-bit develop environment in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit? [closed]

I using the Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 32-bit. But now, I want to build 64-bit binaries & packages as same source of Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 32-bit on it. I think that, If I use CLFS(Cross Linux From ...
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Adobe Reader (acroread) 64 bit looks bad

I installed acroread on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit with gdebi (also tried dpkg and via repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ precise partner"). The result looks bad. For example the open-dialog is ...
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How to install 64 bit program (deb) on my 32 bit ubuntu install?

I've got a deb which is for 64bit Ubuntu, but unfortunately I've got a 32bit installation (14.04). I tried installing from the command line with sudo dpkg -i theDebPackage.deb, but I get a message ...
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How to setup 64 bit windows7 guest under 64 bit ubuntu 14.04 from OEM disk [closed]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running on Lenovo T540P. Ubuntu is only OS on machine, Windows 8 original OS deleted. I wish to install Win 7 64 bit under virtual box on this machine. I went to the ...
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 - bit not working on bootable usb

hello i went to download Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit and went to make my bootable usb and followed the steps and everything correctly and the usb showed install Ubuntu but when i went to setup my laptop ...
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Boot from within windows [closed]

I'm trying to follow these instructions on using qemu to boot linux from within Windows. I downloaded ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso from this site, but it doesn't seem to run. I have an Intel 64-bit ...
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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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Can I install the 64 bit version?

Ok, I've always, for some reason, thought that my cpu had 32 bit registers... so I always installed the 32bit version of all OSs that I've used. Now though I ran a lscpu, and I get: fer@fer-lap:~$ ...
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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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Xen 4.4 (64-bit) is not working on Ubuntu 14.04, xl fails

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop 64-bit with LVM option selected during installation. Then the first thing I did was installation of xen hypervisor. sudo apt-get install ...
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I can't install Ubuntu x64 on XPS 15z

I have been having issues installing Ubuntu 14.04 13.10 12.04 on my Dell XPS 15z from USB. 32-bit installs fine off USB. I have seen some answers on here trying to solve it and have attempted these ...
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Newbie question. How do I know if my netbook is 32bit or 64bit and appropriate for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I don't know where to look in the properties to find what I have. This netbook is about 3-4 years old.
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Viber (wrong architecture 'amd64' )

I want to use viber for ubuntu but when I try to install it this error display, I have ubunto 12.04 TLS Thanks for yours help
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12.04 won't reboot following update

Dear Ubuntu community, I've installed LTS 12.04 recently as XP extented support ceased. I've used a CD for the installation as it seems my PC cannot boot from USB. After 2 weeks of enjoying Ubuntu, ...
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How can older executables be run in Ubuntu 14.04?

I did a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.04. Executables like Opera Mobile Emulator no longer work. I have already tried the solutions from: No such file or directory for existing executable 64bit Ubuntu ...
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Difference between 64-bit (native) and AMD64-Mac architecture [duplicate]

Well is there any actual difference between 64-bit (native) and AMD64-Mac versions of Ubuntu when they are being used under a No-Mac Computer...??? As far as I am using a AMD-Piledriver processor ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 64 Bits + NVidia GT 540M

I have a Dell notebook, model XPS 502L, with NVidia GT 540M graphic card. It works fine using Ubuntu 12.04 32 bits and additional drivers from NVidia installed. After a HD crash, I installed Ubuntu ...
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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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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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can I upgrade ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit from 13.10 32 bit [duplicate]

Currently I am using ubuntu 13.10 32 bit version. Can I upgrade it to ubuntu 14.04 64 bit version?
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How to install skype on ubuntu 12.04 64bit [duplicate]

I tried sudo apt-get install skype and it shows Unable to locate package skype How should I install it ?
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Installing Printer

I tried installing the Epson printer driver from here. It managed to install and when I try to print it goes into the print queue. However when it goes away, the printer does not even print. This is ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.10 AMD64 in my VM

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 AMD64 in my VMPlayer.(Host OS WIN-8,processor:AMD A10 apu quadCore) But the desktop screen seems got stuck after the log-in. The upper-pannel is not visible, though on right ...
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Problem while trying to create users in Ubuntu 14.04 64bits version

My problem began when I tried to create a new user in GUI mode. When I click on "users accounts" in "System configuration" the window changes to black and stops responding. I tried to reinstall the OS ...
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Upgraded my 32 bit machine with 64 bit live image of Ubuntu 14.04 by accident!

I just upgraded my 64 bit laptop successfully to Ubuntu 14.04 using a 64 bit live image and then upgraded my Desktop with the same 64 bit image forgetting that my desktop is a 32 bit machine. Now my ...
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Enquiry about 64 bit ubuntu for x86 64 (intel 64 bit ) computers? [duplicate]

The new ubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) dont have a 64 bit desktop release for intel computers ? 64 bit is only for AMD? I dont see X86_64 in the following link, please clarify. ...
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Printing with Fuji Xerox CP205W from 14.04 64bit

I have been able to print to a network attached printer from 12.04 32 bit using the Xerox Phaser 6010N driver. However, I have been unable to make this work on 14.04 64 bit. I have also tried a huge ...