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

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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 ...
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I tried to install Skype on 12.04 LTS 64-bit and ended up with a 32 bit kernel. Help?

I tried to install Skype on my 12.04 LTS 64-bit install using the documentation here. Details are below, the TL;DR version is as follows: The Skype install (I think) borked a video driver and ...
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Backup [How-to] [Help] [duplicate]

Currently I am using Ubuntu 13.10 for a few weeks. Before this, I am using Ubuntu 13.04 and everything is okay. When I upgraded to 13.10, finished the installation setup and I cant login. Looking all ...
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Problem with shutting down in Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 64-bit

I have a laptop running Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 64-bit. Whenever I click on the 'Power Off' button from the menu on the top panel and then click 'Power Off', the laptop always restarts (does not SHUT ...
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Problem when trying to update “Duplicate sources.list” [duplicate]

I got this problem when trying to update using sudo apt-get update W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-backports/multiverse amd64 Packages ...
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Can't install primus:i386 package on Ubuntu 13.10 x86_64

When I try to install primus:i386 on my Ubuntu 13.10 x86_64 machine, I get this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: primus:i386 : Depends: bumblebee:i386 but it is not going to be ...
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apparmor don't start with 12.04 LTS 64Bit

I installed with apt-get install apparmor-utils apparmor-profiles apparmor-notify but even after a reboot aa-status tells me apparmor module is not loaded. cant find entry in syslog and ...
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Printing from inside a Windows 7 VM via Virtualbox 4.3 with 12.04 LTS

I have installed Windows 7 64-bit as VM. I am unable to install my printer in Windows 7. USB is working and all extensions and guest additions are installed. USB ports are shown in virtual machine, ...
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How to install Google-Earth 64bit in Ubuntu 13.10, ia32-libs Dependency error

I want to install Google-Earth & it requires ia32-libs. So, I did apt-get install ia32-libs but error pops as Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Error message: “This kernel requires an x86-64 cpu but only detected an i686 cpu”

I have already activated the AMD Virtualization option in the BIOS, but I continue to see the error. My processor is 64-bit compatible. PS.: Hi, i want to tell everyone that i found my mistake. I am ...
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Problems after installing 13.10

Yesterday I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 and now I am experiencing some problems my wifi sometimes stops working randomly in the earlier version what I did to fix the problem was to go to the ...
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Dual-boot Ubuntu and Windows 8 (only boots from “Windows Boot UEFI Recovery”) [duplicate]

Yesterday I was finally able to install ubuntu 12.04.3 (64 bits) on my pre-installed Windows 8 (64 bits) Lenovo Ideapad Z500 (if that is of any help). I'll just explain the problem that I have now and ...
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64-bit 13.10 shows 1GB less RAM than 64-bit 13.04 did

Multiple 64-bit versions (Kubuntu, Lubuntu and Xubuntu) once installed on my ThinkPad R60 show 3GB of RAM, not the correct 4GB of RAM. Last week with 13.04, I had 4GB of RAM (which matches the BIOS) ...
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My CPU is 32 bit, but I have 3Go of ram, should I take ubuntu 32 bit or 64 bit? [duplicate]

Because on the front page it says 32 bits is for less than 2Go...
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What waked up my computer?

I want to know if there is a command or program that shows the reason of the last wakeup from suspend. In windows exists a builtin command which shows the last wakeup reason, for example the keyboard ...
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Ubuntu not visible in Windows Network and vice versa

I have two pc's on network, one is running ubuntu 12.04 64bit and another is running windows vista ultimate 32bit. I can ping both the pc's from the other and I can browse their files using ip ...
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pointer is contrlled by keypad

I installed fresh ubuntu 13.10 and relaise that my pointer is controlled by key pad. I am not able to disable it. i want to replace it with activating my number pad. thanks in advance
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Trying to install postgresql:i386 on 12.04 amd64

Due to some legacy 32 bit libraries being used in postgresql functions I need to get a 32 bit install of Postgresql on a 64 bit native system. But it seems like there is a problem with the multiarch ...