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

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS & Kubuntu 14.04 LTS - Unable to “try” either OS

RE: Motherboard: Emaxx MCP61D3-iCafe (64/32 bit 64/32 bit capable) CPU: AMD Sempron 145 (64/32 bit capable) RAM: 4GB DDR3 CD/DVD: Samsung TSSTCorp SH-S223C Monitor: Samsung Sync ...
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Error in running Ubuntu emulator on amd64

I recently updated my machine to Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit and tried to initialize the ubuntu-emulator after successful installation of ubuntu-sdk. But I was not successful though on this recent ...
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Problems installing 32bit program on 64bit system Kubuntu 14.04

I have problems installing GuitarPro 32bit on a 64bit system! I knew that the ia32-libs package will install most 32bit programs, so when I run : sudo apt-get install ia32-libs The response is: ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

Yesterday 17/04/14 I tried an upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. The process went fine without error messages. Then came the reboot and it stuck booting. All booting messages went through then it ...
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not installing ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on dell inspiron 5420

I have a Dell Inspiron 5420 i7 with 8GB of RAM. When I try to install Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit by using a bootable USB device, which was created with Universal USB Installer, it failed to install on my ...
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Workaround for printing with 32b canon drivers from Ubuntu 64bits?

I have installed 32bit Ubuntu versions for years since I feared incompatibility issues, but last time I installed it, I went for a 64 bit as this is the default now, and everything worked smoothly ...
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Errors after installing UEFI Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot with Windows 8 64-bit

This is a possible duplicate question, but I wanted to ask for more opinions to proceed further, because I am not exactly a linux-guru, just an average user. I have a new ASUS x550LA notebook with ...
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Slow booting of Ubuntu 12.04

I am facing a problem of slow booting in Ubuntu 12.04LTS -64bit. Currently I am using Samsung NP300E5X-S01IN , 4GB ram, 60GB ext4 ubuntu partition, 2GB swap, dual boot with Win 7. Currently my kernel ...
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unable to write files to blank cd/dvd

Every-time I insert a CD/DVD into my Toshiba Satellite series Laptop installed 13.10 (64) i receive this auto start message. Through some surfing i found disabling of ...
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Why is this animation using a blank window?

I've got a pretty simple problem. I want to use the Magic Lamp animation in Compiz but it just wont work properly. If I restore a window, the animation is looking proper: But if I minimize it the ...
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Ubuntu on AMD or Intel, does it makes a difference?

I have both Ubuntu OS on a 1. Intel Core i3 Quad-core CPU CPU Mhz: 1800 BogoMIPS: 4390.30 2. AMD Quad-core CPU CPU Mhz: 1900 BogoMIPS: 8040.2 From the CPU specs the AMD looks to have the ...
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Lenovo Y560 Overheated

Currently using ubuntu 13.10 via wubi with Windows 8.1 dual-boot. Problem arises when I use Ubuntu it gets overheated due to which the laptop is discharged very quickly and sometimes stops due to over ...
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I'm very new to linux and i'm trying to install a game. I've downloaded Other-Life .zip. Extracted it. need help from there

I downloaded the game zip. I extracted it into my Programs folder but I don't know how to install it. On the website it says... Installing and using the client under linux: Download ...
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Dual Boot on a 5-year old laptop

I would like to know if I can set up a 64bit version of ubuntu on an old laptop running a 32bit version of windows 7. The processor is a Pentium(R) Dual-Core T4200 2ghz cpu and has 4gbs of ram. How ...
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Can't move windows vertically with CRTL+ALT+Shift in 13.10?

I am using multiple desktops. I can move windows horizontally from one desktop to another using the CTRL+ALT+SHIFT method. However, I am unable to move windows vertically from one window to another. ...
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Opengl error, open glx steam, help!

I have looked absolutely everywhere tried many things, honestly I think I'm going to just reinstall ubuntu. So get this error when I open steam: OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, ...
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can't detect rabbitVCS on ubutu 12.04

I installed rabbitVCS according to the steps inside the following instructor. I added the RabbitVCS ppa: deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/rabbitvcs/ppa/ubuntu precise main deb-src ...
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what's the difference between lib32stdc++6 and libstdc++6 (i386)

As far as I know they both implement the same stuff. Is the lib32stdc++6 kind of emulated version of (i386) for 64 bit Linux?
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installing printer Canon LBP-1210 on Ubuntu 64 bit 12.04 LTS

I typed the following codes as per instruction from a pdf file from website executed following commands The printer mentioned in file is LBP2900. I changed it to suit my printer LBP1210. sudo ...
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Errors when trying to Install samba and share files

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 64bit, and want to share some folders via network. Sharing via nautilus fails with: Can not install 'samba' (E:Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.) ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 64 bit does not install

I have a Acer Travelmate P-643M with an i3 2370M. Now technically I should be successful in installing a 64 bit operating system on this machine but for some reason that does not happen. Till two ...
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USB Wacom SignPad (STU-500) in a connect / disconnect loop (Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS - 64-bit)

I want to use a signature SignPad from Wacom: When plugging in the signpad a connect / disconnect loop starts and the device is not usable. The following is a snippet from the dmesg output: [ ...
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Steps to install 32 bit wine on 64 bit 12.04 LTS

Any help on this matter would be appreciated. I have 64 bit 12.04 LTS installed, I am looking for everything needed, step by step order to install 32 bit wine in order to run windows 32 bit software ...
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install window in partion

2 days ago installed ubuntu12.104 on my laptop dell xps l502x .everything is all right but it make me upset in sound quality .so i want to install window along with ubuntu12.04 .clean install ...
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How can I reliably install BIRT 4.3.1 on 64-bit 14.04?

I have found conflicting and out-of-date information about installing BIRT on Ubuntu. It also appears that it is difficult to get it to run reliably (this may be a result of the version of Eclipse it ...
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Mac Mini 2007 ubuntu 32 or 64 bit

I'm installing ubuntu server on a 2007 Mac mini. According to the specs it's 64bit but I have tried to install the 64bit server version and it hangs on boot. Same thing happens with Fedora x64 ...
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32 bit crtbegin.o on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.10

I'm trying to compile a 32-bit binary on 64-bit Ubuntu using clang 3.4 and the -m32 option. However, I'm getting the following linker error: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find crtbegin.o: No such file or ...
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installation of dotnet 2.0 on 64 bit machine failing

There is another thread with almost the exact same question title, however the solution does not work for me (possible updates for wine/ubuntu?) I'm trying to install MathCad 14 on my Ubuntu 12.04 64 ...
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libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-quantal conflicts with libgl1

I'm trying to install deb downloaded from here Can't install it. Please help! aungthiha@aungthiha:~/Desktop$ sudo dpkg -i libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-quantal_9.0.3-0ubuntu0.1~precise3_amd64.deb Selecting ...
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“You have installed on Sda7 a Linux version which is not EFI-compatible”

You have installed on Sda7 a Linux version which is not EFI-compatible. It is probably incompatible with your computer. Please install an EFI-compatible system. For example Linux-secure-remix-64bit ...
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How to UNINSTALL Brother drivers?

How do I fix this? /sbin/ldconfig.real: /usr/lib/libbrscandec2.so.1 is not a symbolic link /sbin/ldconfig.real: /usr/lib/libbrcolm2.so.1 is not a symbolic link More relevantly, how do I uninstall ...
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Problem installing ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on Intel 64 bit processor

I downloaded the Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit iso image file from www.ubuntu.com, then I made both a bootable dvd and pen drive. When I put the dvd or pen drive into the computer and start up, I get Ubuntu's ...
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4GB out of 8GB total reserved 64bit 12.04 why

Can anyone explain why 50% of my ram is being reserved and for what? I do have two radeon 7990 cards but surely the ram is not reserved for them? root@stan-desktop:/home/stan# cat /etc/issue Ubuntu ...
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Packages that are architecture independent won't install

I'm using the 64-bit install, but whenever I install something i386 and have a dependency which is architecture in dependent any it fails to install through the normal apt-get method. Please correct ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Shared Folder on external HDD problem

A couple of days ago I've made a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 64bit on my laptop and my desktop. Eveything seems to work fine except one thing. When I tried to share some folders on my home network ...
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Webcam stopped working

Built in webcam stopped working somewhere around december 10-20 I have 64bit 12.04 on LenovoB575 I usually install updates on realese, webcam used to work (defficiently (reeeally dark image) but we ...
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My System is Refusing the new Kernel Version!

My Ubuntu 64 bit system is refusing to see the new kernel version I downloaded, from the system update, it's file is located within the /boot directory but will not go to it! I have the GRUB ...
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Problem with installing MS Office 2010 on ubuntu 13.10 64-bit

I tried to Install MS Office 2010 on my ubuntu 13.10 in past 6 hours, but every single method that I used ended up unsuccessful. I used Play On Linux, but every time right after installing .NET 2.0 ...
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Help with alps touchpad on Dell Precison m6800

My trouble with alps touchpad on Dell Precision m6800 is that is if I use the default alps driver, the pointer jumps unstably with no help from configuration tools synaptic or tpconfig. It stabilizes ...