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

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Installing Oracle 11g R2 on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

I am trying to install Oracle 11g R2 on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit using the "silent" installer. I am using an .rsp file with the process but getting this error: [FATAL] [INS-30501] Automatic Storage ...
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Downgrading 64bit to 32bit [duplicate]

Is it possible to downgrade from 14.04.1 64-bit to 32-bit as an old PC is having real trouble running 64-bit.
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xfce4-diskperf-plugin not showing disk activity

Never have been able to get the Disk Performance Monitor (xfce4-diskperf-plugin ver 2.3.0-2) to work on mythbuntu 12.04.5 amd64 mythbackend system. Any suggestions? Linux 3.13.0-44-generic ...
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Can't open Steam (You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run)

I for some reason can't open Steam. It worked for a while before but it suddenly stopped working. Here's the error that shows up: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not ...
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Getting ThunderBird installed on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

OK I'm new to linux, and so there's a learning curve. But, although I worked for years with unix ksh production scripts and user support, at the moment I need to take another break. I first installed ...
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Can I totaly install Ubuntu 64bit on my computer? [duplicate]

I run the lscpu command on Ubuntu and this is the result: Architecture: i686 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit Byte Order: Little Endian CPU(s): 2 On-line ...
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Core i5 compatibility with ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64

Is ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64 compatible with the system stated below? or I have to use the ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-i386 one? System : Processor : Intel(R) Core (TM) i5-3230M CPU RAM : 4 GB ...
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Dlink DWM 152 not working with ubuntu 14.04

When I plugged my Dlink DWM 152 dongle, steady amber light shows and can't connect to the internet. When I run lsusb, device show in there. How can I solve this issue ? lsusb output Bus 002 Device ...
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Ubuntu suspend not working

I have Ubuntu 14.10 64-bit, use Gnome as desktop environment, if that's important. When I first switched from mother Microsoft to Linux realm, neither hibernate nor suspend worked - the pc failed to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit only shows 4GB RAM out of 8GB recognized [closed]

I have two memory cards of 4GB = 8GB RAM installed and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit only shows 4GB RAM. How can I make it show the whole 8GB? You can see the details below, I have also included some ...
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Apt-get roll back

I installed "libatk 1.0.-0:i386" on my 64-bit system by mistake. It removed almost all from my system starting with indicators ending with eclipse and other programs. So then I removed libatk and ...
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Applications slow starting first time after boot

I am a long time Ubuntu fan and of late I have been experiencing a weird problem: launching applications is extremely slow on my pc after booting it up. Strangely, once I have used an application, ...
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Different context menus on desktop in two Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit installations

I have two Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit installations one on Dell XPS L502X and the other on Dell Latitude E5440. Although not exactly the same packages and themes are installed on both of the computers ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing: No working init found - also Windows7 dual boot failure after second install!

Installation is on an MSI-7680 MB, with i7-2660 processor, 8G, and 1 TB disk. Procedure followed is per instructions on http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows using the ...
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Turning 3 Ubuntu installations and one windows7 installation to one Ubuntu installation and one windows7 installation

I currently have 3 Ubuntu installations (one 32 bit 14.04, one 32 bit 14.10 and a 64 bit 14.10) and a windows7 installed on my system. I want just one windows7 installation and one 64 bit 14.10 ...
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dependency is not satisfiable: libnetcdf6 ubuntu 12.04

i am trying to install mysql workbench on UBUNTU 12.04 LTS 64bit but it's saying dependency is not satisfiable: libnetcdf6 I've made some google on it but not able to install it, I've download mysql ...
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64-bit ubuntu 12.04.5 iso file for I5 NUC [duplicate]

I got an NUC i5 core assembled. Want to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (need that specific version for ROS HYDRO robot). Now looking at what Ubuntu image to pick. Selected the PC (Intel x86) desktop.iso ...
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Installing 64 bit version Ubuntu

I have a 3GB DDR2 computer and it is compatible for 64 bit OS. But I have heard only on 4GB system Ill be able to see measurable performance (in windows environment). So should i stick with my 32 bit ...
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How to develop for LeJOS on Linux 64 bit

I have 64-bit Ubuntu, and I want to run Eclipse for developing LeJOS NXJ. As I have learned, this requires Eclipse 32-bit, or the firmware can not be uploaded to the NXT brick. I tried running ...
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Desktop with cursor, but no icons, taskbar or start menu [duplicate]

I tried to install Ubuntu along with my existing Windows Vista OS, so that I could access my drivers, but something went wrong with the install and I lost my windows OS. So I rebooted and tried to ...
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error broken count >0 after installing steam

I am new with Linux and don't know exactly whats going on, but getting the hang of it. The problem is after I installed Steam in Ubuntu 64 bit, I couldn't play a lot of my old games (32 bit) and get ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 works slow while copying files

I have a lenovo laptop with ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) installed on it. It has Intel® Core™ i3-3110M CPU @ 2.40GHz × 4 processor, 4 GiB ram and Nvidia 635 M graphics card. The system works fine under ...
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Matlab won't start after clean install

I am using 14.04.1 LTS on 64-bits and I installed Matlab R2014b 64-bit, but when I try to open it, I just get the picture saying that it's Matlab: and then nothing happens, even if I wait 20 ...
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My machine is 32 bit, but i have 64 bit processor. Should I install 64 bit ubuntu?

I was interested in what machine do i have so after sudo lshw I've got info, but there is one thing that puzzles me. It writhes that my laptop is 32 width, but for cpu that it is 64 width ...
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mod_access_compat.so only 32bit

I am trying to copy and past all the configuration file of apache2 32bit to 64bit OS but it wont I always get this error : Syntax error on line 2 of /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/access_compat. ...
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Gave up waiting for root device, ubuntu--vg-root doesnt exist

today I installed Ubuntu 64bit on a Netbook. When the Netbook boots this error report blowed up. I think there is a problem with the partitions. Image: lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE ...
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installing java VM 1.9

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have installed an application called Neuroph and it requires Java VM 1.9. I have used java -version to check the version and the output was this java version "1.7.0_65" ...
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Why do we add i386 architecture to dpkg?

Why do we add i386 architecture to dpkg, for installing on a 64 bit OS? Is it because this is a i386 binary? sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 ...
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Computer requirements for 64-bit version of Ubuntu

I'm just downloading a 64-bit 14.04.1 LTS version of Ubuntu but I'm not sure if it will work good on my computer, I'd like to know what you think would it be better to install a 32-bit version or ...
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ubuntu 64-bit usb 3.0 not working

I have a gigabyte 990fxa-ud3 motherboard and 32-bit works perfectly but in 64-bit I see nothing at all on the 3.0 USB ports. The USB 3.0 ports use an EtronTech EJ168 chip and I checked their website ...
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Problem while instaling wine on 64bit ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install wine for a long time now and i tried many different ways to do it i tried installing it using terminal : sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa` sudo app-get update sudo ...
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Microsoft Office 2010 Pro and Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I currently use x64 and I tried to install Microsoft Office 2010 Professional x86 & x64 and it failed with Wine and Play on Linux. It says that it needs MSXML 6 SP1, yet installation fails every ...
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Reassigning Linux Laptop to someone?

I recently gave my laptop to someone who seriously needed one but I don't know how to assign their name and password to the computer, it is still under my name and password and still has all my old ...
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How to upgrade PHP version to the latest stable released version? Let's say how to upgrade from PHP 5.5.19 to PHP 5.5.20?

I'm using a system running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit OS. I'm currently using following PHP version on this machine: Command used to get the below info at terminal : php -v Details I got are as ...
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Hi, I'm having a few issues with a USB wireless LAN card

I'm using 14.10 and I've tried to identify the problems but haven't managed to get the thing working. $ sudo tail -n 0 -f /var/log/syslog Dec 23 14:39:44 MaC kernel: [ 467.124504] usb 2-1.2: USB ...
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Can I install a 64-bit version of Ubuntu on my 32-bit machine?

I have 3 GB of RAM. lscpu Architecture: i686 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit
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Virtualisation of ubuntu on windows 7 64 bits

I have a computer with windows 7 and can build a windows 7 virtual machine. I am now trying to run ubuntu on this computer. I can't find any 64 bits vmx file for ubuntu. I've tried to find a ...
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Installing Eagle on 14.04 x64

I have downloaded the latest version of Eagle 7.2 from this link. The software is saved in Desktop. Then I changed the directory to Desktop via terminal and tried to open it by typing ...
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Updating from Ubuntu 13.04 to 14.10 with no XP

I want to update my incredibly trustworthy Ubuntu 13.04 , I have never had a problem with it even though its unsupported. Its on 64 processor,OS type is also 64 bit. the problem is, my old XP has ...
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HDF5 and GSL library problem on Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit

I ran into errors in the installation of the FDTD software MEEP on Ubuntu.Although I have hdf5-tools and libhdf5 installed on my system(Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit), the make step of the installation of ...
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Ubuntu SDK suggests that I develop for 32 bit systems

I'm developing a software using ubuntu sdk, it suggest that I develop it for 32 bit systems, I'm on 64 bit, will it work on 64 bit systems without adding architecture i386? Moreover is it worth ...
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Not able to connect to Cisco Anyconnect VPN

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Version 3.0.4235. When I try connecting to vpn, I get error message as "AnyConnect cannot confirm it is connected to your ...
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14.04: login loops back on itself - ecryptfs

This problem follows on from 14.04: No Auto login at User Account settings - I am administrator (see all comments) I tried to remove encryption via this link How can I enable autologin for my user ...
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get objdump to display full hex of a 64 bit mov instruction

objdump won't show me the hex of a long 64 bit instruction. objdump -d myobj.o here is one of the lines: 3: 48 bb 2f 2f 62 69 6e movabs $0x68732f6e69622f2f,%rbx the instruction hex cuts off ...
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Resetting /home permission

I changed the permission of /home folder to 777 and now I cannot access my account and login only as a guest (Ubuntu 14.04) with no sudo support. Permission in home folder is as follows: drwxr-xr-x ...
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Deleting Old Kernels But Saying I Dont Have Correct Permissions [duplicate]

Okay So I Have Tried To Download Synaptic And Allll The Other Thing This Forum Tells You To Do And Nothing Is Working, I Am Trying To Install The Recent Update For Ubuntu 14.04 But For Some Reason ...
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Netgear driver with ndiswrapper not working on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

I have tried to install Driver for Netgear Wifi Card. Initially I installed it successfully on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit using this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Device/Netgear_WG311_v3 ...
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How to update Mozilla Firefox web browser on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in a safe, secure, reliable, efficient and easiest way?

I'm using 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my machine. Currently, I'm using Mozilla Firefox 33.0(Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0) I'm not getting update option in menu Hrml->About Firefox but ...
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I want to change my i386 to x64 acer netbook

Completely new to any type of computer system, including Linux. I do know a little, but am mostly in the dark. I bought the Netbook from a pawnshop so I could try and learn Ubuntu, and Linux. It was ...
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14.10: Bluetooth connection always fails first time

When I power on my Bose Soundlink external speaker, it automatically connects to my laptop. But, it then errors out. This is an example log of starting the bluetooth deamon and powering on the ...