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

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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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Installing latest Nvidia from Xorg PPA gives black screen

After several years of using dual boot (windows to play and Ubuntu to work) I decided to just use ubuntu, but I have a problem after installing nvidia-drivers 331.20 and rebooting the screen is black, ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 12.04 GNOME Terminal (3.4.1.1) Xorg 100% CPU

after upgrading Ubuntu 11.04 to 12.04 (x64 arch) maximizing or resizing GNOME Terminal (3.4.1.1) windows larger cause the Xorg (1.11.3) or X process to utilize 100% CPU. Resizing smaller, moving ...
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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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Moving to New Machine… also upgrade to 64bit. What steps?

I am about to move to a new Lenovo X201 from current X61. Current setup has separate \home, separate swap file, also separate \Data partition. Am currently running 10.04 32 bit. Am considering running ...
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Can't install wine (or ia32-libs) in Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit

As already pointed out here, people seems to have issues with installing wine in the latest version of Ubuntu. I'm suspecting this only happens with 64 bit users. For example, when trying to install ...
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Can I switch from 64bit to 32bit?

Is their anyway I can switch from Ubuntu 64-bit to Ubuntu 32-bit easily without replacing the whole OS.
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VM VirtualBox doesn't allow to enable 64-bit guest on Ubuntu 12.04 and Lenovo G500S

I've installed VM VirtualBox v. 4.3.8 on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Lenovo G500S with Intel 1005M processor) and I can't configure any 64-bit guest (nor Windows, neither other OS). Inslalation of Win 8.1 ...
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ia32-libs broken package (Ubuntu 12.04 x64)

I have the latest Android SDK installed on Ubuntu 12.04 x64 I am having almost an identical problem as Problems with Eclipse and Android SDK. The Eclipse ADT plugin is not working for me, and its ...
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Where can I download Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS desktop edition for 64 bit?

I am unable to find the link to download 64 bit Ubuntu version 10.04.4 for Intel based processor.
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How do I boot the live CD on a Macbook Pro?

Trying to install Ubuntu-11.10-64bit-MAC on a Macbook Pro. But I cannot get the live CD to load. 'C' does not work 'CMD' does not work 'OPT' no opt key CD is not corrupt and burnt using the ...
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Is there any way I can run xampp on 11.10 x64?

Running xampp says it requires a 32 bit system. Is there a workaround, or a different software I can use?? I am indeed aware of the lamp-server installation available in Ubuntu, and am currently ...
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Why does Ubuntu 12.04 recognize only one processor?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in a machine that has an Intel i3 processor. As far as I know, i3 processor is a multicore one and the OS should recognize 2 processors, just as Windows 7 does. Ubuntu ...
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WebEx desktop sharing on 64-bit Ubuntu

I realize that Webex does not support Ubuntu 11, however I have a website running on my machine that I need to demo for a client and he will use webex. I need to be able to use the "share desktop" ...
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Videos, songs, and all media playing in fast forward

Whenever I try to play a video or song, on YouTube or using Banshee, the media plays as if it's in fast forward. Everything ran fine, videos and songs played normal, all hardware worked fine, and then ...
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Best way to access a Windows-XP virtual machine

I have set up a virtual machine running windows XP (as guest) on an Ubuntu 11.04/64bit machine. The virtual host is using qemu-kvm. Accessing the virtual windows using virt-manager is possible, but ...
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Upgrade from 32 bit to 64 Bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to "upgrade" from a 32bit to a 64bit installation? I would like to know if it is possible to upgrade from 32 bit to 64 bit. Say currently I am ...
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AMD Driver Install Troubleshooting

I have an ATI 5670 HD. I'm running ubuntu 12.10 64bit. I've been having a hell of a time trying to install the most recent drivers for my video card. Everything else seems to be working with the ...
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On a Win 7 machine, can I have BOTH 32 and 64 bit Ubuntu boots?

I have a machine that is Win 7 Enterprise. I installed an Ubuntu 64-bit on a dual boot. However, it turns out that I have software requiring 32-but Ubuntu. Can I install another instance of Ubuntu as ...
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The performance governor for cpufreq doesn't seem to behave as advertised

The kernel in use: 3.2.0-23-generic on Ubuntu 12.04LTS For example, I issue the following command: sudo cpufreq-set -c 0 -g performance Then I go to /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq and type ...
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File transfer from PC to USB disk is very slow

file transfer from PC to USB disk is very slow in my ubuntu 11.04(64bit) but the vice versa is not.transfer starts with like, for the transfer of 700MB file it starts with 30mb/s and towards the end ...
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How do I get a Canon PIXMA MX350 working on 64 bit?

Anybody successful on installing this printer on amd64 please? Canon supplies 32bit drivers -- as *.deb and also as source: http://www.canon.com.au/en-au/For-You/Printers/PIXMA-InkJet-Printers/MX350 ...
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VMware player installation failed building kernel module 3.11

I'm trying to install VMware player under Ubuntu 13.04 and my kernel is 3.11.0.2-generic. The VMware install failed because it couldn't build kernel module: The log is: Ago 18 09:27:20.737: app| ...
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Deleted /usr/bin/env by mistake, how can I recover it?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 X64, I deleted my /usr/bin/env file by mistake. How could I restore this? Also I copy a file as /usr/bin/dev, I don't know if I originally had a file called /usr/bin/dev. If ...
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How do I install 64-bit Ubuntu Server on MacBook?

Apparently, Macs have trouble booting the standard Ubuntu iso images (see ref). [Macs] apparently can't cope with multi-catalog CDs, and simply refuse to boot them... [Colin Watson] therefore ...
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How can I get 32-bit program to run on 64-bit Ubuntu?

Sorry to be asking this, but I have read quite a few posts and articles a lot of places wrt the issue I am having, to no avail. I am trying to get a Second Life Viewer (Firestorm) to run, and just ...
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Does Ubuntu support 8Gb of RAM?

I've a motherboard that can accept 8G RAM, But Window only see and use 4G RAM. If I put in my 8G RAM sticks, Will installing a 64bit version of Ubuntu really access most of the 8G's, Or is this a pipe ...
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running a 32 bit .bin file on 64 bit Kubuntu

I am running a 64-bit version of Kubuntu 12.04. When trying to run a 32-bit .bin file I am getting the following error: $ ./jdevstudio11121install.bin ./jdevstudio11121install.bin: No such file or ...
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How do I install a 32-bit Java runtime on an amd64 server with multiarch?

I'm a long time Ubuntu user, but I haven't been following the community for the last several versions. I just did fresh default minimal amd64 install of Oneiric and I need a 32-bit JRE for a ...
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ATI Radeon HD with Catalyst driver stuck mirroring screens

In 11.10 I replaced my aging Nvidia card with a new Radeon HD 6970 card. The single card has two DVI output ports which I've connected to two monitors. I installed Catalyst version 11.9 and I cannot ...
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Install i386 printer driver on an amd64 system?

According to this topic, it's possible to install these i386-drivers for my Pixma MP560 printer on an amd64 Ubuntu. Unfortunately, I cannot install the drivers: sudo dpkg -i --force-architecture ...
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Does 64bit Chromium include the Flash plugin

I tried to find this in Chromium's website but the don't mention it. I know that that Chromium 32bit comes with the Flash plugin included, but does the 64bit version include it too?
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How can I find/install a package that appears not to be available

I'm trying to install the novell iPrint client on ubuntu 10.10, which comes as an rpm package and so needs to be installed via alien. One of its requirements to work properly seems to be a package ...
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~/.xsession-errors is 2.7gb big (and growing), on fresh install, caused by gnome-settings-daemon errors

I've just installed Ubuntu 10.10 x64, activated the recommended Nvidia drivers, and I noticed my hard disk space is disappearing, I narrowed the culprit down to this: alex@alex-home:~$ ls -la .x* ...
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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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Does “sudo apt-get” installs 32bit or 64bit by default?

Ubuntu 13.04 64bit Does "sudo apt-get install" installs 32bit or 64bit by default? e.g. If I try Does "sudo apt-get install postgresql" which version will it install?
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How can I run Citrix Receiver on 13.04 x64? [closed]

I am trying to install Citrix receiver on Ringtail and I seem to be having a dependency issue. I have installed the correct architecture, but it requires a separate install of Open Motif. OpenMotif ...