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

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Installing and Configuring Mumble Server

I'm looking to setup a Mumble Server. I will be running it from an Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) powered VPS provided by DigitalOcean. Setup of the server seems easy, install the murmur package, however it is ...
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Detect wether machine is 32 or 64 bits [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and it has amd e2 vision processor I don't know know if my machine is 64-bit or 32-bit so I am having confusion downloading the UBUNTU version (64 or 32 ...
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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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Boot-repair: “You have to give the partition where EFI files are located.”

I'm using the 64 bit ISO of Boot-repair to deal with UEFI. I followed Boot repair asking for 64 bit iso - what do I do with it? and I was able to do almost everything in it. I'm stumped at this point: ...
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32-bit OS on a 64 bit processor [duplicate]

I have a laptop with a 64-bit processor, but by accident i installed the 32-bit version of Ubuntu 14.04. i can always back my data up, and re-install Ubuntu, but i want to know if using 32-bit will be ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 32GB

I bought a Nexus 7 tablet 32GB (flo) and found the information to install ubuntu-touch here: http://developer.ubuntu.com/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/ I installed both ...
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I tried to install Java 6 & 7 and keep getting this error message [closed]

I tried to install Java 6 & 7 and keep getting this error message: Removing outdated cached downloads... sha256sum mismatch jdk-6u45-linux-x64.bin Oracle JDK 6 is NOT installed. dpkg: error ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit a a VM in VMWare Workstation 9.0 no Alt-Gr keys on french keyboard

Using VMWare Workstation 9.0 I install a new VM with Ubuntu server 14.04 64-bit ISO. I install just the core, I use a french keyboard and during setup I enter the detect part of my keybord. Then ...
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Cannot boot ubuntu 14.04 64 bit via live USB

It takes forever to boot, doesn't get past the loading(bootsplash) screen. i tried few different USB drives and different live USB creator (rufus, unetbootin, pendrivelinux) more info - Processor - ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 x64 HPmini 100-3100 getting stuck

here is the thing: I install last Ubuntu version in a Hp mini 110-3100 with n455 1.66ghz 64bit I-Atom processor and 2gb RAM, should i install Ubuntu 32bit? because, 64 bit is getting stuck for no ...
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Ubuntu with both 32bit and 64bit libcurl

Im running a c++ application and Asterisk in 64bit Ubuntu machine.My C++ application needs 32bit libcurl. And Asterisk needs 64bit libcurl to do some http calls in the dialpaln.Can I keep both 32bit ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 - 64 bit version OK for old AMD64 machine? [duplicate]

I've got an old AMD64 machine (AMD Athlon 64 3000) I'd like to run Ubuntu Server 14.04 on. However, I see there's no longer an AMD64 version. Will 14.04 be a problem, or should I just use v. 12.04 ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 64bit Mac(AMD64) on a AMD 64 Dual core 4200+

please clarify that 64bit MAC (AMD64) runs only on MAC books or it can install on any system having AMD64 processor. I am using AMD X2 64 bit 4200+ processor with dual cores........Thanks for info
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Platform ubuntu 14.04lts

I am trying to install driver from cd for ASUS Wireless-N150 USB Adapter that I got from adapter on ubuntu 14.04 - 64 bit, It is not recognized with by pluging in I have almost no experience in ...
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determine if you have a 64bit processor [duplicate]

I would like to find out on the console if my processor is 64 bit capable. I can find out that I have installed the 32 bit version of Ubuntu with uname -a If it doesn't contain 64 at all, then I ...
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Am I using more than 4 GB on my 32-bit system?

I have a relatively clean installation of Ubuntu which reads this under system details: I've read everywhere that 32-bit OSs don't support more than 4 GB of RAM (some sources say 3 GB), so what's ...
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Can't open Skype or Steam (error with libxcb-dri3.so.0 and libxshmfence.so.1)

So I recently couldn't load up my desktop and after I fixed that by reinstalling unity I cant load up Skype or steam anymore! When I try opening skype from terminal I get the following error: 'Skype: ...
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How can I use Cisco WebEx in Firefox on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04?

I would like to view screen shares and share my screen via WebEx. I have Firefox installed on Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit). I can join a meeting, but when I try to share my screen or see others' screens, ...
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Install php 32 bits on ubuntu 64 bit

I'm currently upgrading servers and I have a nasty bug with php and a database driver. Long story short using the 32 bit version of php should fix the issue. I'm unable to install php5-common:i386. ...
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How to make ubuntu install avoid bad blocks? [duplicate]

I know this may be a duplicate, but I think my case is unique enough to warrant another question. I have a 320gb 7200 rpm hdd with the last half of the disk basically perfect, but the first half has ...
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Can both appmenu-qt and appmenu-qt:i386 be installed at the same time?

OK, so here's the backstory. Skype recently released version 4.3 on Ubuntu. It now has a menu bar, which it did not before. The only issue is that because it is 32-bit software, it's menu bar is not ...
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logging into a LXC container

Trying to create LXC container to run 32bit Wine on my 64bit machine. I have done all as instructed. Then coming to the part, where to start the container: sudo lxc-start -n my32bitbox After a ...
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VirtualBox doesn't run x64 VMs with Vagrant on Ubuntu 12.04 x64

When I execute 'vagrant up' the process end with 'Connection Timeout...' messages. Trying to solve my problem I added 'Ubuntu_64' to config file and enabled GUI, but no results. The VMs which were ...
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install 32bit or 64 for older pc [duplicate]

I got a hp/compaq presario c751nr, this laptop is a older computer with 2gb of ram i think it has a 64 bit processor but i believe it came with 32 bit vista,correct me if im wrong. im a tech savy ...
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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 ...