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

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Init process at 100% CPU usage

I have a Ubuntu x64 machine on a OpenVZ VPS account on a QuadCore processor with 1GB/2GB(burst). A few days ago I've managed to successfully update it to 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot. There's only one ...
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Can I install two Ubuntu versions on the same machine?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 32 bit already installed on my machine..I am using MongoDB and it does not work properly with 32 bit machine. So I want to install 64 bit Ubuntu 10.10 on my system on another ...
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How to install Juniper VPN on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

Could you please help me ? On my old Ubuntu 13.10 I was able to run Juniper VPN (on Firefox only) using a workaround which requires you to install the missing 32libs and IcedTea (32bits). However, I ...
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Trouble Installing 12.10 on a GA-990FXA-UD3 Base Machine: Network and USB Don't Work

I've spent two days pulling my hair out trying to get Ubuntu to install correctly on a new machine I built using a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 motherboard. Ubuntu seems to install fine, however, neither ...
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Problem building a Qt5 project with QWebKit

I'm trying to port a simple project from Qt4 to Qt5. The project uses QWebKit. I installed the qt5-default and libqt5webkit5-dev packages. I then changed the qmake project file to contain this: QT += ...
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How to switch from 32 bit to 64bit without reinstalling?

I have a laptop supports 64bit. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit by a mistake I installed 32bit. Now I want to switch from 32 bit to 64 bit and a new version of Ubuntu 12.10 is also available so I want ...
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When using Ubuntu on a Live CD or USB, how can I determine if a different, inactive install is 32 vs 64 bit?

I was not able to determine by searching whether this question has already been asked and answered. My search always turned up some other 32 versus 64 bit question. I want to know if it is possible ...
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How to install a Lexmark z600 series printer?

It has been a headache trying to install this printer. All the tutorials I found are for older versions of Ubuntu, and none of them work. How can I install this printer? Edit: HOWTO: Install PITA ...
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How do I run qemu with 64bit processor on a 64bit machine?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 64 bit and recently installed qemu-kvm. Now I want to start a 64bit live CD using qemu -m 512 -boot d -cdrom archlinux-2010.05-netinstall-x86_64.iso This loads the image and I ...
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Alternate ISO image for current unstable (alpha/beta) releases

I'm looking for minimal/alternate ISO image files of current unstable releases. Where can I find them? Furthermore, are the core packages in the command line installs stable enough for daily use?
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Chroot into a 32 bit version of ubuntu from a 64 bit host

I have a piece of software that only runs on 32 bit linux (Xilinx webPack 10.1, apperently it 'has' to be the old version because that's the latest one compatible with their boards), anyway, this ...
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Minecraft: Slow performance OUT of the game

I downloaded Minecraft yesterday to see what the fuss is about, brilliant game! When playing in Windowed mode, if I try and do anything else, i.e. use the computer, when the game is paused, the ...
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Skype on 64 bit has non default mouse cursor theme

I have installed Skype from Canonical Partner repository on my 64-bit Ubuntu system. When I hover the mouse over the Skype window, the mouse cursor theme changes from default white to black. How can ...
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Adding new commands

I have added some new commands to ~/.bash_profile but every time I start a new terminal session, it seems to forget these commands and I have to do . ~/.bash_profile again. Is there a way to avoid ...
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How do I adjust the screen brightness on an Acer Aspire One D270?

My system specifications are: Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit, Acer Aspire One D270, Intel Atom CPU The usual brightness increase/decrease key combination using Fn key doesn't work in Ubuntu as many pointed ...
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Can't run Google Earth with Ironhide - libGL.so.1 wrong elf class

I've got a working ironhide setup (ubuntu 11.10). Most applications works fine with the nvidia-drivers (nvidia-current), but I can't get Google Earth (64bit .deb installed) working with or without ...
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Flash player for 11.04 64bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Adobe Flash player? How do install adobe flash player for my 64 bit 11.04? Also is it stable yet?
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How can I adjust the scroll speed of my mouse manually?

I have a wireless mouse device and I would like to speed-up the scrolling. I found a hint that tell us to install gpointing-device-settings. Unfortunatelly this program is not working in Lucid.Trying ...
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Why is Flash performing so badly in 10.10 64-bit compared to 10.04 64-bit?

Edit: After discovering some more about the problem (namely that it seems to be caused by waking from suspend) I created a new question. In Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit, I was running the latest 64-bit Flash ...
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Can't launch Eclipse

I've been using Eclipse for quite a while. I just switched from OpenJDK to SunJDK. I went back to using Eclipse, it opened just fine. I added some libraries to my build path of a project, but the ...
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Gwoffice 0.97 has a dependency issue and won't install

When trying to install the latest version of gwoffice 0.97 I get: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gwoffice : Depends: libgranite1 but it is not installable E: Unable to correct ...
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Trying to use amd fglrx driver, unity does not work ubuntu 12.10

I just installed Ubuntu on my Samsung series 3 laptop (NP305E7A-A02US) with an AMD A6-3420M with Radeon HD 6520g graphics, and I am trying to install the flgrx experimental driver. However, I can not ...
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Why does aptitude want to remove a bunch of files?

Recently I encountered dependencies resolve issues when using APTITUDE (it is my favorite). Nevertheless, I started to feel that APTITUDE does not behave as it is supposed to be in 64 bits systems ...
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How can I get flash working on Kubuntu 11.04 64bit?

Flash is not working on Kubuntu 11.04, 64bit on any browser. Even after a purge and reinstall, any flash application gives either says the plugin is missing or not up to date (depends on browser). ...
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Massive graphical corruption when playing videos

After upgrade my Ubuntu to 11.04 I have a weird problem playing videos. See the capture from my display. I'm getting the same thing with all of the players and video file types. Ubuntu 11.04 64bit ...
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Troubles with Acrobat Reader within Firefox?

I just built a new machine and installing Acrobat was last step in process. Am running Thinkpad X210 with 10.10 64-bit. I've always been able to reliably open PDFs inline from the web; however, when I ...
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How can I fix 'no wubildr' error in WUBI on Windows 7? [closed]

Good Evening All, I just got my HP Laptop Back from the factory and then I tried to install Ubuntu. It got through the whole installation, however, when I restarted and chose Ubuntu a quick screen ...
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How do put two operating systems on one DVD-R? [duplicate]

How would I go about installing Ubuntu 32 and 64 bit 12.10 on the same disk? I would really like to do this if you could help. I'm on Ubuntu 12.10 64bit ATM if that helps. Edit: What I meant was ...
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How can I install both 32 and 64 bit versions of the same -dev package?

I'm trying to install libsqlite3-dev for both i386 and amd64 on the same Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I'm developing an application that uses sqlite3, and want to compile and test both the 32-bit and 64-bit ...
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“No such file” when running a 32-bit program on a 64-bit system

I downloaded a Chromium snapshot and unzipped it, like this: michael@ubuntu:/opt/chrome-linux$ ls chrome libffmpegsumo.so nacl_irt_x86_32.nexe chrome.1 ...
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Recovering data from /

I accidentally installed Ubuntu to one of my data drives from Windows. The drive was a NTFS drive and contained about 80 GB of important data. The size of the drive is 110 GB. Its new file system is ...
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Why does it take a long time to copy files to thumb drives?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 64bit. Since a few days, when I try to copy not so large (about 700MB) files to my thumb drive it copies all the data except for last few MBs very fast and keep holding when it ...
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Installed 11.10, but it's not detecting all 8GB of RAM, only 3.9GB. BIOS sees 8GB

Just installed 11.10, but it's not detecting all 8GB of RAM. System Info says there are 3.9GB. Bios doesn't have a problem recognizing all 8. free -m results in: total used ...
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Problems to boot on Natty with Kernel 2.6.39.1 [closed]

I've installed this new Kernel version (2.6.39.1) and it seems to me that isn't stable. When i boot my laptop it blocks.... and it shows a Fail on Graphics... What is the problem? I've installed ...
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USB mouse late to load

I was using 10.04 going into this weekend and, after a kernel update, I began to observe some unreliable USB behaviour: namely, my USB mouse is extremely late to the party (usually turns on several ...
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Error in installing ZTE AC2738 on ubuntu 3.0.0-12-generic

I am getting this error ,struct usb_serial_driver has no member named shutdown. I am installing on 64bit ubuntu 3.0.0-12-generic ... Beginning Verify CD ... ... Verify CD Succeed! ... Beginning ...
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Multipath only sees 2.0T of 4.8T

I have been given 4.8T of SAN storage to my Ubuntu 10.04 64Bit server. multipath only sees 2.0T. Is this a limitation of Ubuntu or Multipath; or am I doing something wrong? Example output: ...
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Why is there no 64-bit release of the Netbook Edition?

Why is there not a 64-bit version of Ubuntu netbook edition around? Now that there are 64-bit Atoms around, I think it would make sense (more CPU registers etc)..(?)
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Need wired/wireless atheros driver for AR9285 and AR8152

How can I install atheros drivers to my Toshiba laptop (64bit), manually? I need AR9285 wireless adapter, and AR8152(v1.1) wired, fast ethernet. I cannot connect my UberStudent1.0 (linux OS, ...
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How to install skype in xubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit [duplicate]

I am trying to install skype in xubuntu 14.04 64bit from here. I tried ubuntu 10.04 32bit and ubuntu 12.04(multiarch). In xubuntu 14.04 64bit for both cases it is showing broken package message. Could ...
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Steam not starting in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit

I tried almost everything I could find online but steam still doesn't start. I installed steam on Mint 16 and it worked perfectly. But I like Ubuntu better so I hope there is a way to fix that. ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 amd64: libnm-glib problem [closed]

I'm using a webstick part time for internet connection. After several break ups of my provider, instead of getting a new connection, I get this answer: Connection activation failed (1) Creating ...
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Microsoft Media Pack for Moonlight

I recently reinstalled my computer, a few days ago. Now I have to watch a video lecture. To watch these you need Silverlight. So I installed Moonlight. Now Moonlight needs the Microsoft Media Pack ...
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Skype segmentation fault ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

Skype (from depots and website) Crashes with : Erreur de segmentation (core dumped) Tried to reinstall, no .skype in my /home Maybe a clue : https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=154571 ...
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Installing Skype on 12.04 64 bit causes errors [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Unable to install Skype on 64bit Ubuntu Fixing Broken Packages Hi there I am trying to install Skype through apt-get but I am having some trouble. The Skype package ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 login screen flickers. “Could not write bytes: broken pipes”

I use Ubuntu 12.04 x64 with a dual-boot setup. Yesterday it worked fine but this morning when I attempted to boot it gets to the login screen and then it just flickers, alternating between the login ...
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How can I configure a CheckPoint SSL vpn? [closed]

I have a brand new laptop (yay!) running 64bit Oneiric Ocelot and I'm still figuring out the pieces missing from my old 32bit system. I need to connect to a CheckPoint SSL vpn at work, but there seems ...
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Unable to run VMware - Failed to build vmnet

I am unable to run vmware and below is the error log as to why. Any idea, though and suggestions are appreciated. Thank you. 2014-02-03T16:32:00.904+08:00| vthread-3| I120: Log for VMware ...
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Dependency problems installing wine 1.5 on ubuntu 12.04 x64

Trying user1261084 solution: $ sudo apt-get install wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may ...
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How to I make Cisco WebEx work with 13.10 64bit?

I'm having a very hard time getting webex to work under Saucy. Up until now I've been able to just install a java plugin, install ia32-libs, and I was good to go. With Saucy ia32-libs is gone and ...