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

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Why can't I play alien arena 7.51?

Alien arena 7.51 is not working at all in either Unity or GNOME Shell. I am using a Thinkpad T510 with nvidia NVS 3100 discrete graphics. When I press the icon nothing happens. Alien arena worked in ...
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Couldn't google apt-get update 404 error for groovy

I got a warning W Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/groovy-dev/groovy/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-amd64/Packages What is wrong with my /etc/apt/sources.list ? # See ...
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Can't install Skype 4.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

First of all, I think this question is not duplicated, because I have tried all other solutions I found here, but nothing solved my problem. I use Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I have tried until now: sudo ...
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Running 32-bit sun-jdk in 64-bit Ubuntu

I need to run 32bit sun-jdk on my 64bit ubuntu. I downloaded JDK and when run I get java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: /opt/java/32/jdk1.6.0_31/jre/lib/i386/xawt/libmawt.so: libXtst.so.6: cannot open ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 works slow while copying files

I have a lenovo laptop with ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) installed on it. It has Intel® Core™ i3-3110M CPU @ 2.40GHz × 4 processor, 4 GiB ram and Nvidia 635 M graphics card. The system works fine under ...
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Asus Xtion Pro Live not working with xhci_hcd

I have a Samsung NP350V5C laptop (with Core i5-3210M CPU) with two USB2.0 and two USB3.0 ports. The OS is: $ uname -a Linux pe 3.5.0-26-generic #42-Ubuntu SMP Fri Mar 8 23:18:20 UTC 2013 x86_64 ...
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Cannot install “ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphics driver” (SystemError)

I have just installed a fresh copy of 12.04.1 64bit. I formatted my PC completely and enabled updates during the installation. After the installation was complete, I went on updating my software. ...
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Mouse slows down, sticks, jumps, no clear pattern - related to Wacom tablet? Compiz?

Sometimes the mouse pointer is nice and agile, and sometimes it slows down tremendously or sticks, taking a big sweeping motion just to get it the last centimeter so it passes over a field or button ...
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Juniper Crashing right after launching

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 x64 and have 64 and 32 bit versions of Java 6 installed. I have it configured that when running Network Connect it will run the 32 bit version and for anything else the 64 ...
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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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Gave up waiting for root device, ubuntu--vg-root doesnt exist

today I installed Ubuntu 64bit on a Netbook. When the Netbook boots this error report blowed up. I think there is a problem with the partitions. Image: lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE ...
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Apt-get roll back

I installed libatk 1.0.-0:i386 on my 64-bit system by mistake. It removed almost all from my system starting with indicators ending with Eclipse and other programs. So then I removed libatk and called ...
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How to install Google-Earth 64bit in Ubuntu 13.10, ia32-libs Dependency error

I want to install Google-Earth & it requires ia32-libs. So, I did apt-get install ia32-libs but error pops as: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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DisplayLink USB monitor with Ubuntu 14.04 and nVidia GPU

I figured even before reading http://plugable.com/2014/03/06/displaylink-usb-2-0-graphics-adapters-on-linux-2014-edition that DisplayLink won't work with proprietary nVidia driver. I also see that the ...
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Unable to install ubuntu 15.04 64 bit OS

When I boot from my pendrive and go into boot options under my pendrive, which has Ubuntu 15.04 (64 bit), it says 'insecure boot' and does not boot into pendrive. Any solutions for this? I have ...
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How to start Citrix client in Chrome/Chromium?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 (64) and Chromium 43.0.2357.81. But when I log in to the customer, the file launch.ica is downloaded but the Citrix app doesn't start automatically. But if I go to the drive, ...
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grub error: /boot/grub2/i386-pc/normal.mod not found

I use USB flash memory (Ubuntu 14.04 amd64) for booting my PC (win 7 x64), i get the following error: error: file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found. grub rescue> But use this USB flash memory ...
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How Can I reinstall 64 bit ubuntu over 32 bit

I installed 32 bit ubuntu on my vista because it ran 32 bit windows however with 3 gigs of ram I think I can push the 64 bit. My pc is freezing a lot which it never did with vista. How can I wipe ...
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Logins Getting Stuck on Wallpaper After Ubuntu 14.04 Base and Security Update (but not when logging in as Guest)

As the title says, after an update sometime last week, logging into my user account only gets as far as changing the background from the login screen's standard to my personal wallpaper. No dashboard ...
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When Running 64-bit File on 64-bit Lubuntu Receive message: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error

I am running Lubuntu 15.04 64-bit, and want to learn to code with SFML. I made a program just as a test: #include <SFML/Graphics.hpp> int main() { sf::RenderWindow ...
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Wacom Inutous4 only works if plugged during boot

Wacom tablet doesn't work if it's just plugged in USB. It requires a reboot while it's plugged in! How to make it work without a reboot? Ubuntu 14.04/64bit here. Thanks
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How do I install Draftsight CAD?

I've installed the 11.04 64bit version and now i can't install Draftsight (32bit with force architecture option) because there is an error with the library libexpat1.. anyone know how solve? ...
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Apache Mesos on Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit

I am trying to install Apache Mesos from this link : http://mesos.apache.org/gettingstarted/ I did it for first time was stuck on this step : # Start mesos master (Ensure work directory exists and ...
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Timestamp, year 2038 problem for 64 bit Ubuntu system

I am using 64 bit Ubuntu system. I’m currently working on a project that incorporates MariaDB. I’m planning to introduce timestamp technique into the project so that people will receive the correct ...
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Terminal will not start

I am running Chrubuntu 15.04 64-bit on my Acer C720 Chromebook. When I try to open the terminal nothing will happen. The same result when I try to open it from xterm. I have looked around and can not ...
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npm kerberos install issues

thanks for your time, this is the case, i have some problems when try to install kerberos nodejs package on my ubuntu 14.04 x64. This is the terminal output: khan@khan-Satellite-L645D:~$ npm install ...
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DVD with both 32-bit and 64-bit Ubuntu

Is there any such images in existence that will allow me to install 64-bit Ubuntu if supported, or fallback to 32-bit otherwise? I'm participating in an installfest by a new and unofficial LoCo, and ...
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Can't install some packages. Depends: x but x is to be installed

I am on a 64bit system, that is what I suspect is creating this problem. I'm trying to install various packages, one of them is libssl-dev. $ sudo apt-get install libssl-dev Reading package lists... ...
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Why Dota Reborn cant “CreateContex()” on OpenGL?

When I run Reborn it just show: CreateContext(): Failed to create a OpenGL context. Quad 6400 4GB ram Linux diver 3.16.0-49-generic #65~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Sep 9 10:03:23 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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preseed/late_command ubuntu server 15.04

I'm having issues with the preseed/late_command on ubuntu 15.04 amd64 server install (cmd line install) d-i preseed/late_command string in-target wget http://url returns with exit code 1 and the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 running very slow after upgrade 32 bit to 64 bit

I just upgraded my Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit to 64 bit. I find right after I boot it the first time that the machine is running really slow, even slower than when I had the 32 bit version. I find that when ...
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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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apt-get: error while loading shared libraries:libapt-pkg

I am facing a problem which seems to be unsolvable. I am trying to resolve the issue but to my disappointment nothing seems to work. The problem I'm facing are as follows Whenever I try to run sudo ...
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Why is synaptic downloading packages for both amd64 and i386?

I'm running Oneiric 64-bit, and since I've upgraded I notice Synaptic has split the repositories into 64-bit and 32-bit, but it's downloading archive lists for both of them, taking twice the time as ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot connect to a particular network

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit on Dell Latıtude E5440 and it is not able to connect to the network inside the university campus although I provide the correct settings which are as ...
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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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How to run bin file on 14.04?

I have a .bin file I want to install. I have 14.04 64bit. I think the bin file is 32 bit. I already installed all the 386 libs as below: sudo apt-get install libc6:i386 libx11-6:i386 libasound2:i386 ...
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64 bit Ubuntu on 32 bit windows xp by daemon tools

I am currently using a 32 bit processor with xp and wanna dual boot it with Ubuntu. Should I download 32 bit Ubuntu or 64 bit Ubuntu? I also wanted to ask if I can use daemon tools instead of burning ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 HP Pavilion DV6 2114sa Crashes constantly

First time here so apologise if I have made any formatting mistake or something. I have got a HP pavilion DV6 2114sa and I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit on it. It has taken me quite awhile to ...
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How to check if my Wine prefix is 32 bit or 64 bit?

I saw tons of threads explaining how to create a 32 bit prefix, but I want to check if the prefix I'm using is 32 bit or 64 bit. The reason I'm asking is that I'm using PlayOnLinux, and I've created a ...
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Synaptic Package Manager is unable to load package indexes after update

I found it interesting that an update/upgrade broke the ability of the Synaptic Package Manager to update from the archives. I do not know what information may be helpful: Ubuntu 14.04 / AMD 64
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How do I upgrade from x86 to x64 without losing settings?

Is there an easy way to upgrade the system to x64 from x86 without losing settings and having to repartition etc?
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Problem installing ubuntu 15.04 (64 bit) in Virtualbox 5.0

I am trying to install 64 bit Ubuntu in virtual-box 5.0.x as guest OS inside a 32 bit Ubuntu 14.04 host. I tried both 14.10 and 15.04 (both 64 bit) without success. When the tried installing ...
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How do I install steam on a 64bit system?

Alright so my computer is 64-bit and I only want to use Linux to install Steam, play Team Fortress 2 and get that penguin item but It's not working out for me. The version of Ubuntu I installed was ...
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Running Live with 4GB RAM. 32-bit or 64-bit?

I have a laptop with 4GB RAM and it is fully 64-bit capable. However I prefer to run Ubuntu from Live CD or USB. This takes 2GB of the RAM as the main drive. Does that leave me with 2GB of RAM? ...
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gcc segmentation fault on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to compile a C program on Ubuntu precise 12.04. Here's the program: #include <stdio.h> int main(int argc, char** argv) { printf("Hello World!"); return 0; } My gcc version is ...
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Can I Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64 bit) in hp compaq 6910p Notebook?

I am using windows xp in my hp compaq 6910p notebook. I want to migrate myself from windows to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS system. My notebook ram is 3GB (and virtual ram is 10GB for C drive where windows ...
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How to find why 64 bit application can run on 14.04 but not 12.04?

I have a 64 bits application (lmutil from Xilix Vivado tool). Which can run on 14.04, there's not problem. But when I run it on 12.04, I got the error: bash: ./lmutil: No such file or directory Is ...