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

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I can't install anything on my PC because of an error

Reading package lists... Error! E: Read error - read (5: Input/output error) E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened. This is what I get when I try to install anything in ...
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How to install skype on ubuntu 13.10 64-bit? [duplicate]

Since there is no skype package in default repo, how can I install skype in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy 64-bit ?
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problem with kubuntu 12-04.03 64 bits

The problem is: I had installed, Windows 8 Pro 64 bit. but my PC, when I bought that PC, came with Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit installed. That's okay, everything went fine. I tried to install Ubuntu ...
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Cross-compile to 32-bit with bfd support

Is there any method to cross-compile application for 32-bit (under 64-bit host) with bfd support. # compiles fine for host $ g++ -m64 test.cpp -liberty -lbfd # can't find 32-bit iberty and bfd $ g++ ...
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Run a 32 bit software on a 64 bit architecture under Ubuntu 13.10

I need to use a software which already works fine in a 32 bit Ubuntu 10.10 virtual machine, with my 64 bit Ubuntu 13.10. I found all the executable files and copy/pasted them into the same directory ...
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I Can't Update My Ubuntu? What's the Solution?

Dear Ubuntu Users, Hello. The problem that im having, is updating my system of Ubuntu, you know security updates and ppa's. I check for updates and do have a secure connection, but I ...
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wine vs wine64 binary on 64-bit Ubuntu

Installing Wine provides me with two wine binary executables that I can use to run programs with: wine and wine64. How do they differ and where should I use each of them?
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Is it possible to let gcc 4.7 and gcc 4.8 co-exist in Ubuntu 13.10

I have some development work, it seems that GCC 4.8 will not work well with other development tools, so I may have to stick with GCC 4.7, but I am not sure if this is allowed in Ubuntu 13.10(64bit). ...
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Installing skype on 64-bit breaks on dpkg --add-architecture i386

It is supposed to be easy process: sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner" sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Unable to boot 12.04 after install on 3TB drive

Brand new system (custom built w/i5 core and ASUS Z87-PLUS motherboard, 16gb RAM) and drive. Installed 12.04 64 bit via USB onto 3TB SATA drive. Upon completion, reboot and it drops into BIOS. If I ...
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Why doesn't my wallpaper show up

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 x64, I don't know why but my wallpaper doesn't show up. How can I fix this problem? Thanks. I run this command: gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.background ...
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Anyone has successfully installed CUDA 5.5 on Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit?

I tried to install CUDA 5.5 through deb routine, following the steps in Nvidia website, using the deb file for ubuntu 12.10 (the latest version I could found on Nv website), the installer fail to ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 HDMI sound Problem

I am having an issue with HDMI audio output with xubuntu 13.04. I did a clean install, downloaded updates after installation, am currently on kernel 3.8.0-33-generic. I have checked, and reloaded ...
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Ubuntu corrupting all my files for use on other machines

I have recently made the switch to Ubuntu from Windows, but am encountering a bizarre problem. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 x64 (dual booted with Windows 7) on my machine, but every file I use with it ...
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Server 12.04 Install via DVD does nothing, reboots

I am building a new server on which I intend to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS. I have verified the install media (burned DVD disc) works on a separate system. When I choose "Install Ubuntu Server" ...
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Cannot Get XBOX Controller Working

I run Kubuntu 12.04.3 64bit LTS on a DELL Inspiron 1420 laptop. I have installed the xboxdrv respo AND followed everything i can find. But unlike all other problems related to this Kubuntu Deos Not ...
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Hebrew fonts in Picasa 3.9 wine 1.4.1 kubuntu 13.10 look as empty squares

I've got a fresh Kubuntu 13.10 64 bit with wine 1.4.1 on it. Fonts seemed to install without a problem (how can I check that? I've installed culmus manually and msfft core with wine). Importing my ...
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No way to connect to my wifi - Dell m4800 - ubuntu 13.10x64bits

I can't achieve to connect to my WiFi with a Dell Precision m4800 with Ubuntu 13.10 64 bits. I added the recommended "Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac Network adapter" in Software & ...
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Issues with Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit on HP ProBook 4530s Notebook PC

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit on HP ProBook 4530s Notebook PC (64-bit, Intel® Core™ i3-2310M CPU @ 2.10GHz × 4), but wifi doesn't work, video driver doesn't detect and processor is overheating. ...
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Dash has stopped responding

I am running Ubuntu 12.04LTS 64bit and just recently Dash has stopped responding. It still exists as an icon in the launcher but it will not open. The super key will not open dash either.Does anyone ...
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cannot access ‘xampp-linux-x64-1.8.3-1-installer.run’: No such file or directory

I am a complete novice with Linux Ubuntu. When installing xampp it occurs to me this message: Can not access 'xampp-linux-x64-1.8.3-1-installer.run': No such file or directory I followed these ...
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JDeveloper won't run on 64-bit Ubuntu

After installing JDeveloper 11.1.1.6.0 on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04, it refuses to start. It says it can't find libxext.so.6. I can see that libxext.so.6 does exist on the machine. Making a symlink to it ...
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Installing ubuntu-13.10-server-amd64 on VirtualBox-4.3.2-90405-Win [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 13.10 AMD64 x86 (The guest) on my TOSHIBA Satellite L655D-S5109 (The host). My/the processor is AMD Turion IIP540 Dual-Core Processor 2.40GHz (64bit OS/x86) And ...
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Install Ubuntu 13.10 Windows 8 updated bios prior to instillation

My screen says: This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU. I've read a few of the answers to similar problems, ...
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Asus X550C Launch CSM blurred out

I have an Asus X550c. I have been looking online on how to install Ubuntu on it. It says that in the BIOS I need to enable, Launch CSM. I tried to enable it but it is blurred out and I can't change ...
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Mouse-scroll does not work in gedit [closed]

Since the update to 13.10 scrolling in Gedit does not work anymore. Anywhere else it does. It could be related with Bug #1240957 “Scrolling behaviour and window focus has changed a...” : Bugs : ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 x64 SteamCMD

I'm guessing that this question may of been asked before; however, I'm having trouble finding an answer. I'm currently reviewing dependencies for all the Game server scripts I have written ...
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How to fix system program problems

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit and whenever I log in I am greeted with 6 system program problem windows and I don't know how to fix them. In the 3 weeks ago running sudo apt-get update && ...
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“ this kernel required an X86-64 CPU, but only detected a i686 CPU” [duplicate]

I recently decided to use Virtualbox to run Ubuntu, but I get the message this kernel required an X86-64 CPU, but only detected a i686 CPU I've already enabled virtualization in BIOS, but that ...
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How to install Oxford Advanced Learners' 8 in ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit

I have bought Oxford Advanced Learners' 8 which come along with installation CD. In the cd they have linux installation option. But i can't install that in my ubuntu. When i run setup.sh from my ...
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Installing Canon MP287 Printer in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit

I have a canon mp287 printer. I follow the instructions from the blog.sudobits.com for installing this printer in my ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit operating system. But after doing so I got the following ...
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Black Screen - ELD Buf Size of 0, force 128

yesterday an update came up on my Ubuntu 13.04 (64bit). Kernel and some other stuff. I've installed the update, but didn't reboot quite than because I've planned to shutdown my PC anyways an hour ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64bit Can't connect to WPA2 Personal WiFi

Recently moved back to Ubuntu from Mint and discovered that Ubuntu doesn't want to connect to my wifi. It just keeps trying and trying, asking for password time after time $ sudo lspci -vv -s 02:00.0 ...
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install IRAF on Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit. Now I want to install programme IRAF, which is running on 32 bit system. And I can not install ia32-libs. sudo apt-get install ia32-libs this is not working What ...
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How to mount a Nikon Coolpix P520 on 12.04 LTS 64bit?

My camera doesn't work anymore in the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I using the 32 bit version it's great, but now in the 64 bit doesn't work.
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Ubuntu 12.04 64b Toshiba fan problems

Problems with the operation of the coolers on Toshiba Satellite A305-S6905 . Not turn on even with high temp (+/- 70 °C) or stay working without stop even with low temp. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bits. ...
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How to download and install IBM Lotus Sametime Connect 8.5.2 on Ubuntu 13.04 64bit

Where can I get IBM Lotus Sametime Connect 8.5.2 for 64-bit Ubuntu 13.04 and how to install it?
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64bit support for LTS hardware enabled stack opt-in

I see there are already people, who are attempting to use or already using the hardware enabled stack for Precise running a 64bit system (e.g. here). However,the official announcement currently ...
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can I install ubuntu 13.10 on a lap with core i3 x 64, 8gb ram? [duplicate]

I want to install ubuntu 13.10 on my lap with 8gb ram and intel core i3, can I??
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Problem in removing packages

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 alongside w-7. I was trying to solve over heating problem. By mistake I installed 2 packages from Software Center. When I boot up PC next time it is giving me error like that ...
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Switchable Graphics: Embeded graphics card problems

I have a Dell Inspirion 17R 5721 It has a AMD graphics card and a Intel. I installed the drivers that AMD develops and I ran into the following problems. Every time it's me that has to change the ...
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How to run software, that is not offered though package managers, that requires ia32-libs

I'm trying to install the Arma 2 OA dedicated server on a Virtualbox VM so I can test my own missions in a sandbox environment in a way that lets me offload them to another computer in my network. ...
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How to fix missing libudev.so.0 for Chrome to start again?

Trying to start chrome yields in following error on the command line: /opt/google/chrome/chrome: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 amd64 “grub-efi-amd64-signed” could'nt be installed

Hey I am trying for the first time to set up a computer on my own. After multiple problems I could solve on my own and with the help of our beloved friend the Internet I finally ended up here. I am ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't recgonize m CPU correctly

My computer is running ubuntu 12.04 (64bit), and I have a AMD Athlon(tm) X4 760K Quad Core Processor which is about 3.8ghz (and an Radeon HD 7770 GPU). Yet, when I type in cat /proc/cpuinfo - I get: ...
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How to install gcc-4.8 (x64) on 12.10 [duplicate]

I want to install the newer 4.8 version of gcc, and when I searched for a solution i found this. But when trying to use the solution I ran into a quite annoying problem: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Laptop overheats when running Ubuntu 13.10

I've been away from Ubuntu since introduction of the Unity interface. When 13.10 was released I figured I'd give it another shot and installed it on my HP G62. This laptop has an AMD V120 cpu and a ...
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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 ...
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Compiling error while installing Realtek RTL8111E in 64 bit 13.10. “CONFIG_X86_X32 enabled but no binutils support”

I downloaded the Linux drivers for my onboard RTL8111E (Mobo MSI B75 Pro3-M) from the Realtek site. The Realtek driver has been updated 23/09/2013, so I assume it can handle 64 bit Ubuntu (13.10 in my ...
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How to install and run windows apps in Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit

I have an installation CD for my cameras digital editing software for an Olympus T100 and I get a message saying OLYMPUS IB can not be installed in the folder C:\Program Files (x86). Please ...