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

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Upgrading 14.04 from 32 to 64 bit, but keep files? [duplicate]

I'm a newbie. I just moved from Vista to Ubuntu. All looks great. But after I upgraded I increased my ram to 4gigs from just 2. I read it makes sense to move on the 64 bit version then. However,,, I ...
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kubuntu 14.04 HDD indicator always on

Gateway laptop; model # ne51006u QC Celeron ; 500gb hdd ; 4gb ; uefi secure boot disabled Kubuntu 14.04 amd64 (64 bit) installed, no significant issues. hdd indicator led on continuiously no hdd ...
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How can I follow the instructions from “Half-installed ttf-mscorefonts-installer”?

Can you show me how can I follow this instruction from Half-installed ttf-mscorefonts-installer? My suggestion would be to copy the MS fonts in an USB drive from a Windows box and manually copy ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 lts 64bit boot problem

Hello Ladies and Gentleman, I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu 14.04 lts, i installed it 3 months ago and it was working fine until yesterday, i was dealing with Windows 8 in virtualbox. After that i log out ...
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WebEx desktop sharing on 64-bit Ubuntu

I realize that Webex does not support Ubuntu 11, however I have a website running on my machine that I need to demo for a client and he will use webex. I need to be able to use the "share desktop" ...
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Assembler similar to TASM on Ubuntu

I have an HP computer running 64-bit Ubuntu, so you could say Intel. I'm taking a assembly course at the university. The instructor wants us to use TASM. While it may run on wine I'm not sure about ...
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How to find 64 bit ubuntu 12.04 on this webpage?

Sorry for such a simple question. I want to install 64 bit ubuntu 12.04 on Intel PC. At this link, http://releases.ubuntu.com/12.04/ various download links for ISO files are available. I have a ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 x64 and i386

I'm a pretty new user to Ubuntu. I downloaded the 14.10 x64 iso for my new laptop and it installed and dual booted fine. I was super pleased with how fast it ran so I decided to install it on my 8 ...
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How to link to 32-bit SCTP package on a Lucid 64-bit machine?

I am running Ubuntu Lucid 10.04.4 LTS 64-bit. I need to build a 3rd party 32-bit program. The build of this program is failing: gcc-4.4 -m32 <snip> /usr/lib/libsctp.so.1: could not read ...
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Trying to install 32-bit packages to 64-bit AMD machine, their dependencies break the 64-bit versions

I'm trying to get a game running after the 14.10 update broke it. It's a 32-bit game which I'm trying to play on my AMD 64-bit machine. I'm supposed to install these packages: libgtk2.0-0:i386 ...
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ACPI Events not triggered after booting

I purchased a Convertible (Laptop and Tablet, Ubuntu 14.04 installed) and would like to execute a script when changing from laptop to tablet mode and the other way around. So I created two new files ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...