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

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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 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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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

Xilinx webPack 10.1 requires 32-bit Linux. Only this old version is compatible with their boards. How to make 32-bit applications work on a 64-bit operating system lists: Installation of 32-bit ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 works slow while copying files

I have a lenovo laptop with ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) installed on it. It has Intel® Core™ i3-3110M CPU @ 2.40GHz × 4 processor, 4 GiB ram and Nvidia 635 M graphics card. The system works fine under ...
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How to install build-essential:i386 to compile a 32-bit executable on a 64-bit system?

apt-get install build-essential:i386 doesn't work at all: The following packages have unmet dependencies: build-essential:i386 : Depends: gcc:i386 (>= 4:4.4.3) but it is not going to be installed ...
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Can I install `libssl-dev:i386` on x86_64 system without losing important packages?

On my x86_64 12.10 system, when I try to apt-get install libssl-dev:i386 apt wants to remove a bunch of things: The following packages will be REMOVED: build-essential dkms g++ g++-multilib gcc ...
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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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Does 64bit ubuntu takes more memory than 32bit or is “quantal” more demanding than “precise”?

I've just clean-installed 12.10 64bit and i noticed an increase in memory usage. I used 12.04 32bit and was running about ~400mb on startup(gnome3 no effects) + firefox, now the machine uses about ...
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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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Installing Ubuntu with Fake RAID 1

I had: Software: Dual boot with Windows XP Ubuntu 10.04 LTS x32 Hardware Fake RAID 1 (mirroring) with 2x1 TB: Partition 1 - Windows Partition 2 - SWAP Partition 3 - / (root) Partition 4 - ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit - computer shuts down by itself

After I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit on my Lenovo ThinkPad T61 today, I could boot up Ubuntu without problem but after I run the Software Center, Additional Driver, or Firefox, the computer will shut ...
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cannot find -lgcc_s

I am attempting to compile a program with g77 and I keep getting the following error: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgcc_s collect2: ld returned 1 exit status I saw on another forum that this is ...
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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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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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64-bit DB2 10.5 missing 32-bit libpam and 64-bit libaio on Ubuntu 12.04

This happened to me. If it's happening to you, maybe this can save you a bit of time. I was installing 64-bit DB2 10.5 server (not sure exactly what product package -- someone gave it to me) on a ...
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Upgrading ubuntu 12.04 from 32 to 64 bit

So I know this has been asked alot on this site, but I want to be a 100% sure if I am doing it correct (seeing as I don't want to break my notebook or what not). I read several questions and I think ...
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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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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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How to compile FontForge?

Who knows right way to compile FontForge on the Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit system? Any experience and suggests will be greatly useful. Full guide for build and install from source here: FontForge : ...
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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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Ubuntu 32 bit or 64 bit on windows virtual pc on 64 bit windows 8?

I'd like to install ubuntu 12.04 on windows virtual pc on 64 bit windows 8. My laptop has corei7 processor, so I know that it can support 64 bit ubuntu. But I'm not sure what would be the best choice, ...
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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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Recommendation for a dictation software

Any recommendations for a good, free dictation software for Ubuntu, and Linux in general?
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build wine 32bit from source on ubuntu 12.04 64bit

I'm trying to build wine from source. apt-get build-dep wine installed some dependency packages. When running the configure script, following error occurs: checking for X... no configure: error: X ...
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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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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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Wireless not working on Toshiba Satellite C55-A5281

The wireless doesn't work on my Toshiba Satellite C55-A5281. The device originally came with Windows 8, but I removed it snd installed Ubuntu. Wireless does not work "out of the box" and there are no ...
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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 ...