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

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How to disable the [HP] ACPI button for the wireless card?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running on a Compaq CQ60 laptop. Ever since I installed Ubuntu (back on 12.04), the "toggle wireless" button next to the power button hard locks the WiFi adapter, causing me to ...
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amd64 14.04 LTS fail to load…amd64 13.04 OK…i386 14.04 OK

amd64 14.04 LTS fail to load IS THIS THE CORRECT VERSION FOR AMD BULLDOZER, 4GB RAM MEMORY, M4 128GB SSD? Symptom: Ubuntu logo progress bar dots keep cycling Burned ISO twice using K3B and md5sum ...
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Virtualbox - this kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detects an i686 CPU, unable to boot [closed]

I'm attempting to install Ubuntu server on a Virtualbox machine. Every time I attempt to install I get the following: this kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detects an i686 CPU, unable to boot ...
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issues intalling Matlab R2012a 32bit student version on ubuntu 14.04 64bit

After having read https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MATLAB and successfully installed this version of Matlab on other versions of ubuntu I am running into the following issues when installing from the ...
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64bit Ubuntu version issue

I had installed Ubuntu 14.04 x64 recently on my Toshiba with Inter Core i3 and 2Gb of RAM. My CPU supports 64bit OS. The 64bit installer finished faster compared to when I installed the 32bit version ...
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RapidMiner bit architecture

I downloaded a RapidMiner source file: "rapidminer-5.3.013.zip" from sourceforge...However I am having trouble extending R to it. I need to check the bit architecture of the RapidMiner software ...
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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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Steam on 64-bit 14.04: need some help, missing a few 32-bit libs

Steam says I'm missing the following libs, I'm hoping someone can help me get things in better shape: xyz@abc:~$ STEAM_RUNTIME=0 steam Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is disabled ...
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Can i still use my windows 8 programs such as autocad, photoshop, sketch up with ubuntu? [duplicate]

Im not a computer geek, but i wish someone will help me to install the latest ubuntu os to my lenovo laptop with windows 8 pre installed. If i removed windows 8 as my os can i still use my other ...
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vmware player xorg driver broke after ubuntu 12.04 LTS automatic system update on 06/07/2014

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as a virtual machine on a Windows 7 host using vmware player 6.0.2. On Sat. 06/07/2014, Ubuntu performed an automatic system update as it does regularly, however after ...
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Recover files deleted from Eclipse on Ubuntu 12.04 64Bits

I was working in Eclipse when I clicked delete to only 1 project, and it deleted all of them on my workspace. Could I recover data being a non specific extension ?? (I want to recover png, xml, ...
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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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Try to install 64 bit version of Lubuntu

I have an old PC with AMD Sempron 3000+ and a half GB of ram. I also have an old laptop with Intel Core 2 Duo and 1GB of ram. If I am not wrong they are 64 bits version of processors. I try to run ...
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avconv assert error mpah.frame_size when trying to convert WAV to MP3 under 14.04 [closed]

My objective is to convert a WAV file to MP3 on 14.04 (64-bit). The wav file is "Signed 16 bit Little Endian, Rate 16000 Hz, Mono" and is known to good. It plays fine with aplay, also converts ...
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How to execute 64bit application on 32bit ubuntu system?

I have downloaded and installed Lubuntu latetest 14.10 32bit and now, after downloading z88 aurora software (only 64bit is available for Linux), so I followed the installation guide, but the software ...
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Which is the most user-friendly installation of Ubuntu for Sony Vaio VGN-Z21WN?

My father has given me a Sony VAIO VGN-Z21WN laptop. It has an Intel Centrino 2 (Duo) 2.53 Ghz processor and 3Gb of RAM. I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 on a Dell Latitude before and despite having ...
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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 32-bit Windows apps on 64-bit Ubuntu (ver : 14.04)? [duplicate]

I am getting errors while running 32-bit windows applications via Wine 1.7 on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Please help.
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What does x86 mean for installing a new hardware enablement (HWE) stack in 64 bit Ubuntu

I'd like to install 13.10 (Saucy) hardware enablement (HWE) stack to my Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) because I need a newer Linux kernel. This wiki page explains what "hardware enablement stacks" are. Among ...
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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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Determining system architecture

Does anyone know of a program or script I can use to find out what architecture my Sony VAIO PCV-RS520 desktop computer is? I've been mulling over an upgrade to 14.04 64-bit, however I am not sure if ...
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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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Java Plugin issue on chrome browser [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. Installed java on this. Version 1.7.0_55. trying to enable java on google chrome but have failed. I symbolic linked libnpjp2.so to /opt/google/chrome/plugins ...
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Can I install 64 bit Ubuntu on my Intel Core i7 64bit PC? [duplicate]

I've an Intel Core i7 64 bit PC. I've seen that Ubuntu 14.04 LTS has the following two versions.. ubuntu-14.04-desktop-i386.iso (Intel 32 bit) ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso (AMD 64 bit) Can ...
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I want to Change ubuntu 14.04 from 64 bit to 32 bit

How can I Change ubuntu 14.04 from 64 bit to 32 bit ?
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Installing Atom text editor on 32-bit Ubuntu 13.10?

The Atom editor newly introduced by the GitHub team, looks like "a hackable text editor for the 21st Century", and I must say, the screenshots have lured me. Official binaries are only available for ...
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386iso or amd iso [duplicate]

I have an intel I3 machine running windows 7 64 bit on which I want to run Ubuntu in parallel. Which 14.04 iso may I use for installation? the 64 bit amd iso or 386 iso 32bit Wulf
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How to do build a 64-bit develop environment in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit? [closed]

I using the Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 32-bit. But now, I want to build 64-bit binaries & packages as same source of Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 32-bit on it. I think that, If I use CLFS(Cross Linux From ...
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Adobe Reader (acroread) 64 bit looks bad

I installed acroread on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit with gdebi (also tried dpkg and via repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ precise partner"). The result looks bad. For example the open-dialog is ...
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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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How to setup 64 bit windows7 guest under 64 bit ubuntu 14.04 from OEM disk [closed]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running on Lenovo T540P. Ubuntu is only OS on machine, Windows 8 original OS deleted. I wish to install Win 7 64 bit under virtual box on this machine. I went to the ...
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 - bit not working on bootable usb

hello i went to download Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit and went to make my bootable usb and followed the steps and everything correctly and the usb showed install Ubuntu but when i went to setup my laptop ...
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Boot from within windows [closed]

I'm trying to follow these instructions on using qemu to boot linux from within Windows. I downloaded ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso from this site, but it doesn't seem to run. I have an Intel 64-bit ...
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MRIcro not running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I did a normal installation of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit last week, and then installed MRIcro But it just cannot run, with the error /usr/local/bin/mricro/mribin: symbol lookup error: ...
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Can I install the 64 bit version?

Ok, I've always, for some reason, thought that my cpu had 32 bit registers... so I always installed the 32bit version of all OSs that I've used. Now though I ran a lscpu, and I get: fer@fer-lap:~$ ...
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Multiple Problems while installing VMware Player with Kernel Headers

Sorry, pretty long problem First some background: I was running Ubuntu 13.10 x64 in my laptop. I just upgraded to 14.04 few weeks back. The output of the uname -a currently on my system are Linux ...
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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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Newbie question. How do I know if my netbook is 32bit or 64bit and appropriate for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I don't know where to look in the properties to find what I have. This netbook is about 3-4 years old.
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Viber (wrong architecture 'amd64' )

I want to use viber for ubuntu but when I try to install it this error display, I have ubunto 12.04 TLS Thanks for yours help
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12.04 won't reboot following update

Dear Ubuntu community, I've installed LTS 12.04 recently as XP extented support ceased. I've used a CD for the installation as it seems my PC cannot boot from USB. After 2 weeks of enjoying Ubuntu, ...
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How can older executables be run in Ubuntu 14.04?

I did a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.04. Executables like Opera Mobile Emulator no longer work. I have already tried the solutions from: No such file or directory for existing executable 64bit Ubuntu ...
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Difference between 64-bit (native) and AMD64-Mac architecture [duplicate]

Well is there any actual difference between 64-bit (native) and AMD64-Mac versions of Ubuntu when they are being used under a No-Mac Computer...??? As far as I am using a AMD-Piledriver processor ...
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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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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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Eclipse (ADT) crash Failed to write core dump. Core dumps have been disabled

i found my problem here: how to fix “Failed to write core dump. Core dumps have been disabled” error while running java and here: Eclipse crashing on startup and here: Eclipse continue crash Nothing ...
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How to downgrade from 64-bit to 32-bit

I have a 2gb chromebook with 64-bit ubuntu 12.04 and it runs extremly slow and often crashes so how to I downgrade it to 32-bit or is their another solution?
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can I upgrade ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit from 13.10 32 bit [duplicate]

Currently I am using ubuntu 13.10 32 bit version. Can I upgrade it to ubuntu 14.04 64 bit version?