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

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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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Running Skype on 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 distro error

So I am trying to install skype on 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 distro and I am getting this error when I try to run it after its done installing: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: cannot open ...
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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 ...
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14.04.01 32-bit: Missing g++ 64-bit include files when cross-compiling

So, I've got 32-bit Xubuntu 14.04.1 installed. We have some interface code where we intend to release SOs for the various platforms we support, and Windows DLLs. (Yes I know, binary release bad, but ...
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How to install on Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D

I would like to know how to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15 D that has Windows 8 based on UEFI firmwares and has hidden partitions for recovery, so i saw a lot of YouTube videos ...
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Logitech M600 touch mouse, getting middle click to work as on Windows

I have recently purchased Logitech M600 touch mouse and it does not feature a middle button(actually it does not feature any buttons). On Windows with the SetPoint software from Logitech middle click ...
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VirtualBox Manager says “Ubuntu (64-bit)” while OS prompt says 32-bit

My VirtualBox Manager says my OS is 64-bit. The command prompt says otherwise, however, and "About This Computer" confirms it's 32-bit. I wanted to go 64-bit all the way and I have no idea how this ...
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Unable to install 64-bit VM using KVM

I'm trying to install a 64-bit VM on a 64-bit host Ubuntu 11.04 server. I am using the 64-bit iso (ubuntu-11.10-desktop-amd64.iso) and I set the architecture to x86_64 but when I install the VM it ...
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How to install 64 bit Ubuntu 15.04 on a 64 bit capable machine

I have a laptop that is capable of running in both 32 and 64 bit modes: $ lscpu Architecture: i686 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit Byte Order: Little Endian CPU(s): ...
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What would be a good Ubuntu/Alternative OS for my laptop? [duplicate]

I have an Asus R503U laptop with AMD C-60 1.0 GHz processor with 4 Gb of RAM. It is a 64-bit system. I also have a lower end Radeon Graphics card. Currently I am running Windows 10. I'm looking for ...
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Pidgin “Send screenshot” plugin

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 (x64) with Pidgin 2.10.9 (libpurple 2.10.9) and I cannot install "Send screenshot" plugin from .deb package on it'official site. If I try to, Software Center notifies me about ...
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Why are there so many 32-bit dependencies for Skype?

When installing Skype, whether it's by running (after enabling the partner repository): sudo apt-get install skype Or installing it from the .deb file that you get from the Skype website. I always ...
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Steam on Ubuntu 64bit 15.10?

I have downloaded the online installer from Steam's website. However, steam doesn't want to work after the installation process. I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 64bit. How can I get steam to work? Edit1: I ...
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64 bit ubuntu for Intel celeron N2840 CPU Core 2 duo laptop?

The configuration of my laptop is: Intel® Celeron® Dual-Core™ N2840 2.16 GHz processzor, 14", HD, 2GB DDR3 I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on my laptop. Note: internet connections feezes, ...
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Cannot seem to install libcurl4-openssl-dev package

I am unable to install this package. This is what I get when I used apt-get to install it. Running 14.04 64bit. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How do I install a 32-bit proprietary deb on a 64-bit system without causing dependency problems?

I know Guitar pro doesn't support 64 bit, but i did get it to work with this command jeggy@jeggy-XPS:~$ sudo dpkg --force-architecture -i GuitarPro6-rev9063.deb [sudo] password for jeggy: Selecting ...
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Ubuntu-Desktop-Next has gone. How do I install 64-bit Ubuntu Touch?

The questions so far on AskUbuntu about Ubuntu Touch on 64-bit x86 machines say to install Ubuntu Desktop Next and then install unity8-lxc. However Ubuntu Desktop Next appears to have disappeared and ...
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missing dependencies for qtdeclarative-dev:i386 on Ubuntu 64 bit 14.04.3

I want to install the 32 bit qt libraries on ubuntu 64 bit, but apt-get can not resolve the dependencies. first I ran: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Then I ...
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Skype not displaying content properly

I am using Skype 4.3 on my Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. From past few days Skype is not working properly for me. The content are not being displayed properly. For example below is my call screen, also it ...
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I need lib32 on my 64-bit machine to install Android Studio [duplicate]

I'm trying to install lib32 on my laptop (64-bit), but I get the following error: sudo apt-get install ia32-libs Error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Thunderbird performance

I'm running down a performance issue on a Dell GX620 with a dual core processor, 2gb of RAM, and a drive for booting and a separate drive for swapping (both SATA). I've installed Ubuntu 15.10, 64-bit ...
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install connect add in

I need connect add in app . when I try install "32bit" version on "Ubuntu 14 LTS 64bit" I see an error that say if you install it may harm your PC . Is that possible ? and when I try to install 64bit ...
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Running 32bit program on 64bit ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

> proxychains skype > ProxyChains-3.1 (http://proxychains.sf.net) > ERROR: ld.so: object 'libproxychains.so.3' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (cannot open shared object file): ignored. ...
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A java program with a long title prints nothing on titlebar

I have a JFrame where I want to setTitle with a text string. The title can be fairly long (50-80 characters). For years now if I resized the window, Java would just truncate my string and show ...
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Fonts not visible in Far Cry 1 with Wine

I recently installed Far Cry 1 (5 CD retail) under Wine using this tutorial on my Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. My Pc specs are as follows: Integrated graphics: Intel G33 openGL version: 1.4 Ram: 2GB DDR2 ...
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What is the 64-bit Firefox Beta PPA?

I recently discovered that my computer is 64-bit. I have backed up my Home folder, and reinstalled Ubuntu. The reinstall wasn't nearly as painful as I thought. There is one thing that I can't quite ...
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How can i install AMD Catalyst 15.9 Proprietary Ubuntu Graphics Driver

Hello could someone navigate me on how to install this driver: http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/desktop?os=Ubuntu%20x86%2064 Ubuntu Version: 14.04 lts 64-bit Gpu: Amd Radeon HD 8850M Thank you ...