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

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fl studio + wine = CPU overload, why?

I've installed Ubuntu 14, 15 and mate only to find that when I run fl studio through wine it max's out the CPU when I try the free track at the beginning of the program. My laptop is an Acer aspire ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 desktop, 64 bit, 386 architecture

What I have: 1) 128 GB USB drive 2) Dell Laptop with Windows 7, 8 GB memory, Intel i7-3540M What I want: 3) Bootable USB drive with Ubuntu 12.04 for that hardware configuration, with GUI, with ...
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What is the multiarch support for Google Earth 64 bit package? [duplicate]

The official Ubuntu page for Google Earth says this: Note to 64bit users: The 64bit debian package depends on ia32-libs which is deprecated and no longer available as of 13.10 Saucy. Use the ...
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I am trying to install Steam on ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit

Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created ...
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install ubuntu core tar.gz format in virtual box

I've been trying to install ubuntu core in virtual box but haven't been able to make any progress so far. I've googled everything I can and failed to find an Answer before I finally decided to ask. ...
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15.04 USB problems

Alright so interesting problem that started after fixing another one. A few days ago I did an upgrade on my computer. I installed a new video card and wireless adapter that in turn finally allowed ...
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Should I install 64-bit Ubuntu onto my 32-bit machine?

I own a Toshiba Laptop with the following details: AMD Turion X2 64 Mobile Technology TL-60 2.00 GHz Processor 3 GB of RAM 32-bit Windows Vista Does this machine meet the requirements to run ...
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Trine, Ubuntu 14.04, no audio

I downloaded and installed Trine. The game launches, and everything seems to work, except the audio. I tried playing around with the settings on Pulse Audio Volume Control, but nothing has changed. If ...
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Unstable wifi connection in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit on Asus R510J

I have recently upgraded to 14.04 64-bit and since then my connection to my home WiFi network has become unstable, the computer often randomly disconnects and the ping commands often indicates loss of ...
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Problem installing lisbdl2 amd64 and i386 together

I'm using 64-bit Ubuntu 15.04. If I compile simple apps to 32-bit, with -m32, it works, I've installed the multiarch stuff. I've installed libsdl2-dev and libsdl2-image-dev. Now I want to compile it ...
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How do I replace some 32 bit packages with 64 bit ones?

I installed some 32 bit packages on a 64 bit machine and it caused some problems. How do I replace all x86 packages with x64 ones? Can I at least check which packages are x86?
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Which Ubuntu version should I install 14.04.2 LTS or 15.04

I have no past experience with Ubuntu. I just want to use it to see whether it is as good a Windows 7. My config is AMD FX 6300 3.5 GHz,8GB RAM,AMD R9 270X and a 970 chipset motherboard.
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How to install 64 bit Ubuntu 15.04 on a 64 bit capable machine

I have a laptop that is capable of running in both 32 and 64 bit modes: $ lscpu Architecture: i686 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit Byte Order: Little Endian CPU(s): ...
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Why does the installation of a 32-bit package remove 64-bit packages?

It's not clear to me why the installation of a 32-bit package would necessitate the removal of a 64-bit package. For example, if I try to install the 32-bit development package of libcurl apt-get ...
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64-bit java not working

I feel like this should just naturally work, but for some reason it isn't. I've gone through the following guide How can I install Sun/Oracle's proprietary Java JDK 6/7/8 or JRE? And it seems that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't detect second monitor

I have a problem with Ubuntu 14.04. Suddenly, my second monitor isn't detected on Ubuntu. It worked fine before. When i try using Windows 7, it is detected. I'm using HP Pavilion G4 1212tx AMD ATI ...
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Fonts not visible in Far Cry 1 with Wine

I recently installed Far Cry 1 (5 CD retail) under Wine using this tutorial on my Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. My Pc specs are as follows: Integrated graphics: Intel G33 openGL version: 1.4 Ram: 2GB DDR2 ...
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Which architecture should I use? [duplicate]

Which architecture os do I use? I have a 32-bit processor, but I also have 4GB of RAM, the download page says the 32-bit system is for computers with less than 2GB of RAM.
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Installing libgirepository-1.0-1:i386 leads to strangeness

This apt-get exchange leaves me befuddled (on a 64-bit CPU): $ lsb_release -a ...
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How to I get steam to run, on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit?

steam Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1431729692) Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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g77 for Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit)

I have been having troubles installing g77. When I type "sudo apt-get install g77" in terminal I get: """ Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Does Andriod Development obviate 32 - bit Linux

Recently I encountered the following error while trying to emulate android using cordova: ERROR: 32-bit Linux Android emulator binaries are DEPRECATED when attemping to run the Android emulator ...
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How to upgrade to PHP 5.5.25(The Latest Stable Released Version of PHP) on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit OS?

I tried following commands but after running these commands I got upgraded from PHP 5.5.23 to PHP 5.5.24. I want to upgrade to PHP 5.5.25 which is a latest stable released version. sudo ...
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ap-hotspot not working after update to 15.04 (64 bit)

I have recently updated to Ubuntu 15.04 (64 bit). My `ap-hotspot' configuration was functional in the earlier installation. In the current scenario, the devices present around my computer are no ...
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Why browsers cannot recognise external webcamera?

My laptop has an inbuilt web camera but I want to use an external, USB web camera. Most of the programs can recognise it, but browsers don't (exactly Flash plugin).
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Ubuntu crashes frequently

I recently moved from Windows to Ubuntu 14.04LTS 64-bit OS. Initially everything worked really well. However for the last couple of weeks Ubuntu started behaving crazy. The transition from good to ...
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64 bit unetbottin install - no cigar [closed]

I got a new hard drive, downloaded ubuntu using unetbootin on a different system. Default to 32 bit, installed it and everything okay. But my laptop (old Acer aspire one 722) is 64 bit. When i ...
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Installing 32-bit libbz2.so.1 in 64-bit Ubuntu

I'm trying to install LabView on my computer (Ubuntu 15.04, 64-bit), but I need the 32-bit libbz2.so.1 library, based on these instructions on the NI website and googling elsewhere. However, the link ...
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HDMI Audio on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am running 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 on an Intel NUC box that has a built in audio card with HDMI connection. I had the audio working previously following an answer in the thread listed below (download ...
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Google Chrome won't Start - Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: “adwaita”

Google Chrome won't start after a recent apt-get upgrade. I can't figure out what I'm missing, and google doesn't turn up many results for these errors: $ google-chrome ...
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Cannot boot 14.04 Ubuntu

I am new with Ubuntu. My new company gave me a Dell Latitude E5440 laptop running Windows 7 64 bit. I am trying to install Ubuntu but neither 12.04 nor 14.04 boot. The common Error that I take on the ...
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32-bit lib wants to remove it's 64-bit counterpart

xubuntu 14.04, 64 bit. Installing libvpx1:i386 wants to remove libvpx1 and all of the programs that depend on it. From that library's very minimal dependencies, I can't figure out why it wants to ...
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Problem with Java while trying to run pycharm-community-4.5

I've just installed pycharm-community-4.5 into my Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit). After installing I ran the command /opt/pycharm-community-4.5/bin$ ./pycharm.sh to run pycharm but the terminal showed me some ...
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Risky to remove all i386 packages on a 64-bits install? [duplicate]

I don't use any 32-bits app on my 64-bits Vivid so i want to remove all i386 packages but I wonder if this can be done safely. Thx for help ! Edit : Here's the return from the 'dpkg -l | grep i386' ...
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Struggling to Install Ubuntu 64 on Windows8

I had purchased new Hp laptop 64 bit with pre-installed windows8, which is successfully removed with ubuntu 32 bit with the instruction given on different sites. now i realised that i have installed ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit iso file can't be written on DVD-R (from Windows)

I have downloaded the ISO file of Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. When I try and write the ISO with Windows to a DVD-R disk, it returns an error (Microsoft Error Code 0XC0AA0301): I can write other kind of ...
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For an old machine with 4 GB of RAM, is a 32-bit or 64-bit system faster? [duplicate]

I installed the 64-bit version of Ubuntu 14.04 for the first time, and I think it is heavier than the 32-bit version. While it was installing it got stuck. I tried four times to install. Is it true ...
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Is Ubuntu desktop 32 bit source code the same as Ubuntu desktop 64 bit source code

Is Ubuntu desktop 32 bit source code the same as Ubuntu desktop 64 bit source code? I recently had occasion to go backwards from 64 bit to 32 bit and they seems subtlety different.
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How do I disable startup apps?

just upgraded to 15.04 (x64). Now, at startup, the app "Clementine" starts on it's own and another app, which I do want to start, shows 5 additional examples running (only need 1). I don't see ...
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errors coming after installing Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit from a usb stick

I keep getting errors after the installation of Ubuntu 14.10 64-bit installed using a USB stick. The first time this happened was yesterday when I tried to upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04, but when I ...
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how to use a different linux-image than the one is currently being used in ubuntu 14.02?

this are the linux-images I have and I am currently using 3.13.0-51 $ dpkg -l linux-image-\* | grep ^ii ii linux-image-3.13.0-51-generic 3.13.0-51.84 ...
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ODBC error connecting to MySQL

I wonder if someone could help with an issue I can't seem resolve with ODBC for MySQL. I am reasonably new to Linux, so any assistance that can be offered would be helpful. If it helps, I am running ...
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Esterel Compiling in Ubuntu 64 bit

The latest version of esterel is available only in 32 bit. Installed it in 64 bit ubuntu. When compiling esterl to C. I haven't get any errors. esterel -simul foo.strl cc -c foo.c While running: ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.10 (64-bit) on a Windows 8 bay trail atom tablet

"How can I install 64-bit Ubuntu on my 32-bit UEFI Bay Trail atom tablet?" To those of you who marked this question as off-topic, because it is related to a no longer supported version of Ubuntu... ...
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Running Skype on 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 distro error

So I am trying to install skype on 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 distro and I am getting this error when I try to run it after its done installing: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: cannot open ...
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Problem starting Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit

After installing and updating, whenever I start Steam, it gives me the following error: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically [2015-05-02 16:48:39] Startup - ...
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Cannot install Gimp 64 bit

I am trying to install Gimp on a 64 bit PC with Ubuntu 14.10. I have added the dedicated PPA ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp but I am not able to install Gimp due to its reliance on a lot of 32 bit ...
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Pre-installed GStreamer 0.10 does not recognized the installed element “ladspa-gate”

I am new to gstreamer, and wanted to set it up such that I can explore most plugins (good, bad, ugly, etc.). I recently started using gstreamer 0.10 and intended to use it to process audio files. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 not booting after being installed alongside Win7

I have installed Ubuntu 14.10 64 bits on my Acer Travel Mate b113e laptop alongside Windows 7 64 bits. I've tried easyBCD with no luck - it only shows an option in a selection menu, but when I pick ...
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Installing Ubuntu with Dual Boot on a 64 Bit Laptop with 4 GB RAM

I have a Sony Vaio, 64 bit laptop with 4 GB RAM. Before installing windows, I created portions as 50GB NTFS for Windows 7, 200GB NTFS & rest unpartioned for Ubuntu. Installed Windows 7, which went ...