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

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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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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 boot....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 do I install the Epson L220 printer driver on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I have bought an Epson L220 printer and would like to install the drivers onto my HP Laptop. How do I get and install it on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (amd64 architecture)?
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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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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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Problem with CUPS on Ubuntu 14.04.3 amd-64

I use a business app, which I installed in Wine in my 64-bit system. I have to print reports from that app, so I have installed cups-pdf. However, after printing to PDF, I'm having these multi-colored ...
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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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QT Creator missing help files?

I have downloaded the offline installer for Qt 5.5.1 for Linux 64-bit. Whenever QT Creator starts, an error message appears saying that the Help cannot be loaded. QT/Tools/QtCreator/lib/qtcreator/...
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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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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 information....
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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SDK freezes on 15.10 (Wily)

I installed the SDK to my 64-bit laptop running Ubuntu 15.10. When I try to create a project it freezes before getting to "Summary". I tried to make sure everything was up-to-date with sudo apt update ...
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Menus and icons don't display on Kubuntu

Since few days (maybe since mid-Nov 2015) my KDE display shows strange behaviours. With some menus, the items don't show, I can only read them if I hover the mouse over them. The characters are very ...
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Is there a way to make 32-bit Mozilla Seamonkey work in a 64-bit XUbuntu 14.04?

My previous computer ran a 32-bit XUbuntu version 14.04 and 32-bit Mozilla Seamonkey as my default web browser. Now my new computer runs a 64-bit Xubuntu version 14.04, but there's no official 64-bit ...
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Install x32 software on x64 system

I recently install Ubuntu x64 on my laptop and i am trying install wine from terminal : sudo apt-get install wine and the result is : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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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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use *only some* 64-bit packages on 32-bit Ubuntu

This is not a question about switching every one of my packages, or ubuntu-desktop (which I don't even use) to 64-bit. I want to build just a couple programs in 64-bit. Is the answer different to the ...
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libglu1-mesa-dev, how to keep both i386 and amd64 packages

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit I want to build both 32-bit and 64-bit app under 64-bit Ubuntu. I have a problem with package libglu1-mesa-dev, when I install i386 package, it removes amd64, and ...
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How to install Guitar Pro 6 on Kubuntu 15.10 64bit?

first I have followed this description: installing gp6 in saucy by hacking the .deb file I assume, that it is outdated, because it does not work properly. After rebuilding the package and trying to ...
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Ubuntu MATE 15.10 USB issue

Why is it that Ubuntu Mate 15.10 i386 Live CD can view USB devices, but if it is installed on the HDD as in a standard installation, the USB storage device can mount but doesn't appear in the file ...
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can I check a i386 disk on key on a computer with 12GB?

My friend has a computer with 2GB of memory so I would like to install ubuntu i386. I downloaded the iso file and used startup disk creator to burn it to a 8GB disk on key. I keep getting a boot error ...
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After 15.10 upgrade, sometimes I have suddendly no more internet connection

After having upgraded to 15.10 from 15.04, it happens randomly, I couldn't yet find a schema. Sometimes I have no more connection elect@elect-desktop:~$ ping 8.8.8.8 connect: Network is unreachable ...
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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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Boot-Repair success, but … (triple boot Ubuntu 14.04, Mint 17.02, Windows 8.1) 64 bit [duplicate]

please help. So my problem is, I did clean install my Sony Vaio SVF series, and install Windows 8.1 64 bit (just for gaming and doing little that and this), then Ubuntu 14.04 (for development thing, ...
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Wake-on-LAN broken on 64 bit, works on 32 bit

How can I get WOL to work on 64 bit Ubuntu? It's a wierd situation. The hardware is a heavily modified ASUS G75VW 3D. Windows and 32 bit Ubuntu work fine for Wake on LAN. The motherboard has a minor ...
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ia32-libs won't install on ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

I need the ia32-libs packages because Petalinux SDK requires it. I have just updated to Ubuntu 15.10 today, and now it won't let me install this package. I've installed it before on Ubuntu 15.04, so ...
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How to disable microphone volume auto adjustment in Cisco Webex

I am using Cisco Webex for the online meetings, the problem is that the microphone volume automatically goes to maximum and I just can't decrease it. Is there any way to solve this problem? Any help ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit running on low graphics mode on windows 8?

I have tried installing ubuntu 14.04 64-bit on windows 8 , the installation completed without any error but after installation completed it shows me a message that System is running in low graphics ...
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ubuntu 15.04 acpi pcc probe failed starting version 219

I am using windows 8.1 Enterprise (64bit). In the beginning I'm try to install ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) on my VirtualBox Version 5.0.6 r103037. But the virtual Box doesn't show any 64 bit operating system....
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Impossible to install ia libs 32 on 64 bits ubuntu

I installed ubuntu some days ago (15.04 64bits), I'm new on it. I installed bumblebee and now that I try to install Wine, Steam or Skype I always get this error. I've tried some solutions posted on ...
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linksys ae2500 n600 dual-band wireless-n usb adapter for Ubuntu 14 - 64 bit doesn't work at all

I have Ubuntu 14.04 lts 64 bit and have installed ndiswrapper and ndisgtk and when I load the *.inf file from xp driver It says "Invalid Driver" that is crossed out with a red X. Now I've read around ...
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Ubuntu Server - Is something wrong with the 32 Bit version of it?

I want to set up my very first server (yay) and I chose Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS (Trusty Tahr) for it because I have used it a little as Desktop software. I'm using an old PC for this Server with an ...