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

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Install 64-bit (Trusty) on 32-bit (Saucy)

On an Ubuntu 32-bit system (Saucy), I'm trying to install the 64-bit version of Trusty. For this I've created a new partition and (temp.) mounted on /mnt. After installation of (all?) needed packages ...
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64 bit 12.04 too much for 1 Gb RAM?

New install Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit is painfully slow and freezes on a Dell 5150 desktop. It has dual core 2.8 GHz Pentium 4 processors and 1 Gb RAM. Usage is over 700Mb with just the desktop running. I ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 Desktop is missing mouse pointer on (secondary?) Display

After a standard install of Xubuntu 13.10 Blank I encountered an almost normal looking desktop, yet the mouse pointer was invisible but fully functional. Since I was trying out different display ...
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How to know the source of Ubuntu 64 or 32 bit? [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu source on a flash stick and I want to know any way that let's me to know the following with out need to run it. The test computer is Windows 7: 1- the version of Ubuntu. 2- 64 bit or ...
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Installed12.04 LTS 64-bit results in 32-bit OS

I installed Unbuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit on my Dell 8500-XPS. This was a side-by-side install with Windows 7 64-bit. My system has 16 gig RAM. When I check my Unbutu system settings - details, it says ...
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Can I have common CD for 64 bit Ubuntu and 32 bit Ubuntu?

Why does not Ubuntu have a common CD to install Ubuntu, choosing at time of installation whether to install 32 bit or 64 bit Ubuntu, Like Windows disks. Is there any tweak that would allow ...
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Skype cannot find libsqlite3.so.0

Skype fails to run: $ skype skype: error while loading shared libraries: libsqlite3.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I tried reinstalling Skype (apt-get remove then ...
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How to check if my software is 32 or 64 bit

I want to check if my software is x64 or x32 bit (not os) this software is a executable file and when I check about no information is given if it is 64 or 32 so does anyone knows how to check if my ...
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I'm very new to linux and i'm trying to install a game. I've downloaded Other-Life .zip. Extracted it. need help from there

I downloaded the game zip. I extracted it into my Programs folder but I don't know how to install it. On the website it says... Installing and using the client under linux: Download ...
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Dual Boot on a 5-year old laptop

I would like to know if I can set up a 64bit version of ubuntu on an old laptop running a 32bit version of windows 7. The processor is a Pentium(R) Dual-Core T4200 2ghz cpu and has 4gbs of ram. How ...
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What is the easiest way to fix a mixup of 32-bit and 64-bit? [duplicate]

I have a machine which I have accidentally install 32-bit 12.04 LTS on. (Yes, accidentally. I can't recall how I managed that.) What is the easiest way to fix this? Mucking about with the kernel ...
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Enable @ with alt+64

I wanted to know if there is a way to enable @ by pressing alt+64 like in Windows. I use both Spanish and English keyboard so I find it useful.
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Can't move windows vertically with CRTL+ALT+Shift in 13.10?

I am using multiple desktops. I can move windows horizontally from one desktop to another using the CTRL+ALT+SHIFT method. However, I am unable to move windows vertically from one window to another. ...
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Ubuntu 64bit or 32bit

We have a Advent PC that has 2GB of RAM and a 2.20GHz (I can list full specs if needed) 64bit CPU, on Ubuntu's website it says if you have 2GB of RAM or less install the 32bit version; but couldn't we ...
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Install archlinux package pk2cmd-plus on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit

I'm quite new to Linux and Ubuntu so please be patient :) I would like to install the package Archlinux package pk2cmd-plus on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit to be able to program the Microship PIC18F24K50 with ...
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Can I run 64 bit apps in 32 bit Linux? [duplicate]

There are some proprietary apps that are being provided only in 64-bit version.
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Opengl error, open glx steam, help!

I have looked absolutely everywhere tried many things, honestly I think I'm going to just reinstall ubuntu. So get this error when I open steam: OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, ...
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can't detect rabbitVCS on ubutu 12.04

I installed rabbitVCS according to the steps inside the following instructor. I added the RabbitVCS ppa: deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/rabbitvcs/ppa/ubuntu precise main deb-src ...
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VM VirtualBox doesn't allow to enable 64-bit guest on Ubuntu 12.04 and Lenovo G500S

I've installed VM VirtualBox v. 4.3.8 on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Lenovo G500S with Intel 1005M processor) and I can't configure any 64-bit guest (nor Windows, neither other OS). Inslalation of Win 8.1 ...
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How do I install Steam on my ubuntu? [duplicate]

my PC installed Ubuntu12.04x86-64 but steam only for the 32bit, what should I do to run steam on my machine?
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Installing AMD Catalyst 13.12 64 bit

I have an AMD E1-1200 processor on my computer. After trying to install the current AMD Catalyst (13.12) drivers, my computer's display wouldn't work and I would boot into command prompt. I of ...
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How do you know if you can add 64 bit version of Lubuntu?

NOOB alert- I have an HP/Compaq nc6120 laptop. I just added the 32 bit version of Lubuntu, however I wondered what would tell me if I could use the 64 bit version? Here are my PC Specs Computer: ...
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what's the difference between lib32stdc++6 and libstdc++6 (i386)

As far as I know they both implement the same stuff. Is the lib32stdc++6 kind of emulated version of (i386) for 64 bit Linux?
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64-bit DB2 10.5 missing 32-bit libpam and 64-bit libaio on Ubuntu 12.04

This happened to me. If it's happening to you, maybe this can save you a bit of time. I was installing 64-bit DB2 10.5 server (not sure exactly what product package -- someone gave it to me) on a ...
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installing printer Canon LBP-1210 on Ubuntu 64 bit 12.04 LTS

I typed the following codes as per instruction from a pdf file from website executed following commands The printer mentioned in file is LBP2900. I changed it to suit my printer LBP1210. sudo ...
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formatting only windows partition and leaving ubuntu untouched

I am using a dual boot system with Ubuntu 13.10 and windows8. I have a 64 bit hp pavilion g6 but when I last installed my win8 I installed a 32 bit OS, and then I installed my ubuntu over my win8. Now ...
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Is 32 or 64 bit better for a computer with 2 GB memory? [duplicate]

This is the computer I have currently with Xubuntu 13.10 installed on it, and it works well: OS version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 ...
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Errors when trying to Install samba and share files

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 64bit, and want to share some folders via network. Sharing via nautilus fails with: Can not install 'samba' (E:Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.) ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 64 bit does not install

I have a Acer Travelmate P-643M with an i3 2370M. Now technically I should be successful in installing a 64 bit operating system on this machine but for some reason that does not happen. Till two ...
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Autodesk Maya 2014 on Ubuntu 12.04

I had Maya 2014 installed on my ubuntu machine and this runs like a charm. As of 10th february the service pack 4 is available i decided to update maya to the latest recent version EXT SP4. Maya ...
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attaching 32 bit Ubuntu with a 64 bit machine?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with other software like ROS and Gazebo on a system with 32 bit Dual Core Processor. But because of some problem, I have to take my hard disk and have to attach it ...
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Skype doesn't start on Ubuntu 12.04 x64

I'm working on Ubuntu 12.04 x64 and when I'm trying to run Skype there's following message in terminal: skype: error while loading shared libraries: libgstbase-0.10.so.0: cannot open shared object ...
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USB Wacom SignPad (STU-500) in a connect / disconnect loop (Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS - 64-bit)

I want to use a signature SignPad from Wacom: When plugging in the signpad a connect / disconnect loop starts and the device is not usable. The following is a snippet from the dmesg output: [ ...
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Future of Intel Atom D2600 (dual core) with Graphics

On our kiosk-machine with the Intel Atom D2600 (dual core) Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit works smoothly and has a good video-output. However when I install 12.10 or later then the display will be set back to ...
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What if I install a 64bit version of ubuntu/kubuntu with less than 4 GB of ram?

I need to install a 64bit version of kubuntu (I'd like this one because I like kde, it should not be a problem as repositories are the same, right?) because I need to work with some x64 libraries. My ...
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Steps to install 32 bit wine on 64 bit 12.04 LTS

Any help on this matter would be appreciated. I have 64 bit 12.04 LTS installed, I am looking for everything needed, step by step order to install 32 bit wine in order to run windows 32 bit software ...
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Ubuntu Installation of 64-bit on 32-bit OS [duplicate]

I have confusion of installing Ubuntu 12.04!. Actually my system is 32-bit with 4GB RAM. In the official page of Ubuntu its given as 32-bit(for machine less than than 2GB RAM). Can anyone please help ...
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install window in partion

2 days ago installed ubuntu12.104 on my laptop dell xps l502x .everything is all right but it make me upset in sound quality .so i want to install window along with ubuntu12.04 .clean install ...
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Neither Draftsight nor BricsCAD can be installed on 64 bit Ubuntu 13.10

OK, After weeks of trying, reading and searching you guys are my last hope. Let me tell you my test environment; 3 different computers; Desktop with i5 CPU, 8Gb of RAM, Geforce 630 GPU Notebook ...
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Boot repair asking for 64 bit iso - what do I do with it?

I had dual boot windows 8 and ubuntu precise pangolin 12.04. I upgraded to windows 8.1. It broke grub. So I used a live usb to run ubuntu and ran boot repair. However, it tells me I have to download ...
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How can I reliably install BIRT 4.3.1 on 64-bit 14.04?

I have found conflicting and out-of-date information about installing BIRT on Ubuntu. It also appears that it is difficult to get it to run reliably (this may be a result of the version of Eclipse it ...
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I Successfully Installed Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit side by side with Windows 7 32 bit and have no boot option on startup

I have Installed Ubuntu 12.04 to run along with Windows 7 32 bit. It says installation was successful, however when I restart the computer I do not get an option to select Ubuntu, the computer ...
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Can't run “dpkg --add-architecture i386” on 12.04 64-bit to run eclipse ADT

Running ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. I am trying to follow the steps written at the end of this page under the Heading : Installing Android SDK compat libraries. I am doing it in order to solve this problem. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Will there be an option to upgrade from 32 bit to 64 bit [duplicate]

Will there be an option in the new Ubuntu 14.04 release to migrate from a 32bit to 64bit version of Ubuntu? Seems like many users require this functionality in a supported way without doing a fresh ...
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I just noticed I Installed 64-bit system by mistake [closed]

I have a Gateway M-6804m Notebook with 3GB of RAM https://support.gateway.com/s/Mobile/2007/Tempest/1014839R/1014839Rsp2.shtml I installed ubuntu with the windows installer about 2 weeks ago, but I ...
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libs versions when cross compiling [duplicate]

I'm trying to build an application. It requires the next libs: libev(x86-32) libev(x86-64) libev-devel(x86-32) libev-devel(x86-64) for Ubuntu I run: sudo apt-get install libev-dev and get libev4 ...
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Easy to use and easy to install app needed as a replacement of Autocad LT

In our office we use Windows 8.1 mostly and some 7. W7s are OK but 8.1s are not yet bought. Let's say we are "trying" them. I have convinced the buying department to use Ubuntu since they are only ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit; strange boot results

I recently installed Ubuntu 64-bit on a new hard drive by first creating a FAT 32 partition for the UEFI boot partition to be installed on, and then running the install via an Ubuntu bootable jump ...
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Mac Mini 2007 ubuntu 32 or 64 bit

I'm installing ubuntu server on a 2007 Mac mini. According to the specs it's 64bit but I have tried to install the 64bit server version and it hangs on boot. Same thing happens with Fedora x64 ...
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Really?! Installing Java in web browsers is a pain! [duplicate]

I have to install Java in my browser (which I never needed in the last two years, since I'm running this installation of Ubuntu). I'm trying Firefox and Chromium... Anything that works will be OK. ...