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

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Ubuntu 14.04 install nVidia driver

I recently installed 14.04. But now I need a new driver for my nVidia GeForce GT 630. The former driver was rejected as not compatible with the 64-bit. I found that other driver and when I wanted to ...
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How do I configure a preseed to skip the language support question?

I'm attempting to create a preseed configuration file for automating the install of Ubuntu Server 10.04-4 LTS x64 via a bootable USB thumb drive and I've hit a major snag in the process. The ...
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Core i7 with 4GB - go 64 bit or stay 32bit..?

I have a Core i7 laptop with 4gb ram. In windows, the disadvantage of using the 32bit OS would be that a single app could not use more than 2gb of ram (+ the 2gb shared kernel-space memory) except ...
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How to add flash drive to apt get? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 15.10 on flash drive and need to get some files from mode. I did sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt to connect the usb drive. How do I get apt-get to know where my Ubuntu files are? I have a ...
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Fixing recursive fault but reboot is needed!

Trying to install uBuntu for the first time. Attempting to Dual Boot on a SSD with windows 10 fresh install. I have created a bootable USB from the ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso and when it boots i ...
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How can I install 64-bit Ubuntu 15.10 on my UEFI-IA32 Bay Trail tablet?

"I have a Windows 8-10 tablet with a 64-bit Bay Trail atom processor, and a 32-bit UEFI BIOS. How can I install 64-bit Ubuntu 15.10 on my tablet?" This tutorial is not a duplicate of this question ...
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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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after new installation of Ubuntu on a virtual machine 64-bit reboot hanging

Virtual Box Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager Ubuntu download information General Name: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS 64-bit OS: Ubuntu (64-bit) System Base Memory: 1024MB Boot order: Floppy,Optical,Hard Disk ...
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I installed a 64-bit OS in a 32-bit processor

As the title suggest, I accidentally installed 64-bit Ubuntu 13.04 in a 32-bit processor, and it is working fine for now (actually I feel my PC became more responsive). Will there be any problem in ...
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64bit jackd with 32bit clients

Is it possible to use 64bit Jack Sound Server with 32bit applications like Wine, vsthost, Renoise? I'm trying to use this configuration but I got no sound and midi.
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Cannot Install Ubuntu: A TPM error (7) occured

Here's a quick back story. My school was throwing away a HP Compaq Pro 6300 Business PC with Win 7 on it. The boot time was terrible and the login required an administrative password that I did not ...
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“You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6” The common fixes don't work, [duplicate]

So I know this is a problem that has been asked around a lot, but I've tried a bunch of solutions with no success. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit), and I just installed it yesterday. This is my ...
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Ubunute Mate Sam4s Touch screen not working

So i have a SAM4s TITAN-150 Touch Screen Terminal, and so I installed Ubuntu Mate in it, and installed the Touch Driver Files. (SW602325_Elo_Linux_ST_USB_Driver_v4.0.1_i686) But i have many ...
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Huion 420 tablet + ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

I need help making my huion 420 tablet work with my ubuntu 14.04 64-bit computer, websites or instructional videos would be very helpful and thank you
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Is it safe to install old libraries? Wine issue

I'm trying to run Medal of Honor Allied Assault on my xubuntu 14.04 box. Yet, I get the following error: error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such ...
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My Ubuntu 14.04.03 installation does not pick up my c drive - Windows 10 [duplicate]

I am at my wits end, and google wont give me any new answers. Could you please help. My wants and needs Installation does not look like the guide. I want to overwrite Windows 10. (Initially along ...
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Genymotion does not show window, fails with error 1003

I can't figure out why the Genymotion window doesn't show up on my Kali Linux. When I start the same image using VirtualBox it starts up but when I start using Genymotion, the emulator window shows ...
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ATI HD 4xxx drivers help needed. :/

I am stuck here because of no support for my other old ATI HD4670 ddr3 support. I need drivers but just do not know, how to find them. I went to AMD's website they do have old drivers available for ...
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ATI/AMD or Nvidia [duplicate]

I have an old graphics card Ati radeon HD 4670 1gb DDR 3 card. This card doesn't get anymore update from AMD. So that means I will have to use old driver updates. How do I update it's drivers?
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Best architecture for me

I've been using Linux for a couple of years now. My first Linux OS was Ubuntu, and since then I used Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Arch Linux, openSUSE and Debian. My computer specs are the following (really bad ...
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Second monitor full screen flash problem 12.04

I occasionally plug in a second larger monitor to watch videos, what happens is that when I full screen the flash video it jumps to the width of both the screens put together and won't snap to the ...
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Ubuntu Server Guests on esXi - x32 or x64?

So I currently have about ~10/15 Ubuntu Server linux guests on my esXi host machine. I read that XenServer reccomends x32 if you are going to give the guest less that 4gb ram. Specifically it ...
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problem in installing Epson Scanner in Lubuntu 15.10 (64bits)

I used my Epson scanner L210 on Lubuntu 15.04 32bits, but after changing to Lubuntu 15.10 64bits, I'm not able to use it again! I downloaded driver from here: Epson L210 scanner driver I followed ...
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Impossible to install ia libs 32 on 64 bits ubuntu

I installed ubuntu some days ago (15.04 64bits), I'm new on it. I installed bumblebee and now that I try to install Wine, Steam or Skype I always get this error. I've tried some solutions posted on ...
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How to install the Symantec Endpoint Protection in ubuntu 15.04

I need a solution or steps of instruction on how to download or install Symantec Endpoint Protection on ubuntu 15.06 64 bit? How to install the Symantec Endpoint Protection in ubuntu 15.04
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Eternal question: How install Wine in Xubuntu 14.04.03 x64?

The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.6 : Depends: wine1.6-i386 (= 1:1.6.2-0ubuntu4) Recommends: winbind but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to correct problems, you have ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.10 (64-bit) on a Windows 8 bay trail atom tablet

"How can I install 64-bit Ubuntu on my 32-bit UEFI Bay Trail atom tablet?" To those of you who marked this question as off-topic, because it is related to a no longer supported version of Ubuntu... ...
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Wrong system architecture detected

I have recently reinstalled my Ubuntu 14.04 (after introducing some changes to the disk) and I have run into a strange problem. I have 64 bit processor and I've installed 64 bit system (as shown in ...
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Error while running Steam on 64-bit version (Ubuntu 15.10) [duplicate]

ILocalize::AddFile() failed to load file "public/steambootstrapper_english.txt". [2016-01-04 23:13:46] Startup - updater built Jun 16 2014 11:16:02 libGL error: No matching fbConfigs or visuals found ...
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Ubuntu does not support SMBIOS 3.0?

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 64b in UEFI mode on my Asus F555UB (i5 6200u Skylake, nVidia 940M) and in the field where you enter the name of your pc was this: ...
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Installing 32bit app on 64bit Ubuntu 15.10

I tried to install 32bit linux app (Cadsoft Eagle) on 64bit Ubuntu 15.10 via terminal. This was the result: error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.0.9.8: cannot open shared object file: No ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 system requirements

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 installed in partition on my laptop. The configuration is: Pentium core 2 duo processor 3GB RAM Hard disk allocated for partition 15GB It's an old dell inspiron 1525 laptop. ...
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Wired network cannot be established, wireless works

I have a dual-boot of Ubuntu 14.10 and Windows 10. No networking issues are present after booting to Windows. Whenever I boot into Ubuntu, however, I cannot connect even to my router (ZTE ZXDSL ...
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Is it possible to install 64 bit ubuntu desktop/server to a Compaq Mini 110? [duplicate]

I have a Compaq Mini 110. I can install 32bit version of Ubuntu desktop and it works fine. But when I try to install Ubuntu server 32Bit/64Bit or Desktop 64Bit, the screen freeze after choosing ...
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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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Why are i386 packages automatically installed on a 64bit machine?

I run Trusty Desktop on a 64 bit machine, so if I query installed packages, e.g.: $ dpkg-query -l gcc* | grep 'ii ' ii gcc 4:4.8.2-1ubuntu6 amd64 GNU C compiler ii ...
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Why is Ubuntu 15.10 x64 Server EDAC giving a slot error for 48Gb ram (x12 2Gb Slots)

I have been running a homelab on a supermicro server that has a total of 48Gb of ram on 12 2Gb slots and I have been getting a repetitive error from EDAC every few seconds. EDAC MC0: INTERNAL ...
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Longer booting time in Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit [duplicate]

My PC used to boot faster from the very beginning and I'm using Ubuntu from 14.04 on my laptop (Dell inspiron 3521). The current system is 15.10 4GB RAM 500GB HDD (Ubuntu has 90GB partition) ...
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Black screen when trying to install any version of Ubuntu

When trying to install any version of ubuntu(14.04, 15.10, etc.) after selecting any option(install ubuntu, try ubuntu) the screen will instantly go black. Fast boot is disabled, and so is secure ...
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Can I dualboot UBUNTU with Windows 8.1 on my pc? [duplicate]

My PC specs: NVIDIA GeForce GT610 Intel Core i3-4170 3.7GHz 64-bit 8GB RAM Windows 8.1 Enterprise I was planning to install 14.04 but I need to know if I can run it on my pc.
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What is recommended size or ram for ubuntu 64bit virtualbox host?

I want to use ubuntu 14.04 64bit as a host to run virtual box. Some places say that the minimum ram requirement for ubuntu is 512mb where as on the downloads section it says that 64bit is only for ...
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How do I transfer a 32 bit installation from internal to external USB HDD and install a 64 bit system on internal

I had a 32 bit ubuntu (14.04) on my macbook pro (2010) along with the MacOsX using REFit as a boot loader. My hard drive began to be too small and some of the programs I would like to use now exists ...
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Black screen when booting normally

My system Laptop: Acer aspire 8930G OS: Freshly installed Ubuntu 14.10 (64 bit) Memory: 4 GB Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo CPU T9400 @ 2.53 GHz x 2 Graphics: Nvidia GeForce 9700M GT / pre-installed ...
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Slow Boot time on ubuntu 15.10

The computer has recently been switched from Windows XP to Ubuntu and although it is faster it isn't as fast as I had expected. The computer has: Ubuntu 15.10 64bit 2x1GB of 667MHZ DDR2 Ram 320GB ...
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No pressure graphic tablet Genius PenMouse 6x8

The graphic tablet does not detect pressure on Ubuntu 15.10 (64bit). Is there any way to fix this?
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Problem With ia32-libs-raring.list when attempting to install software

When I tried to install ia32-libs on Ubuntu 15.04 it gives me this error: N: Ignoring file 'ia32-libs-raring.list' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension N: ...
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Installing java for 32 bit on a 64bit OS on terminal

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr 64 bit and I want to install Java 32bit. I have removed the previous JRE which was 64 bit, now I need help how can I do this on the command line. I was using the ...
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How to install Oxford Advanced Learners' 8 in ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit

I have bought Oxford Advanced Learners' 8 which come along with installation CD. In the cd they have linux installation option. But i can't install that in my ubuntu. When i run setup.sh from my ...
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install ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 13 - Windows version - 59431031

I wish to install Ubuntu on a new Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 13 (Windows version - 59431031) which has 4GB RAM and windows 8 Home 32 bit. I assume that the BIOS is configured for 32 bit OS. Is there a ...