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

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Unable to install wine on ubuntu 14.04 lts [duplicate]

I am using following article to fix this issue: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2246183 This is the output I get: aditya@aditya-Vostro-3446:~/$ sudo apt-get purge wine [sudo] password for ...
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Installing Oracle 11g R2 on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

I am trying to install Oracle 11g R2 on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit using the "silent" installer. I am using an .rsp file with the process but getting this error: [FATAL] [INS-30501] Automatic Storage ...
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Downgrading 64bit to 32bit [duplicate]

Is it possible to downgrade from 14.04.1 64-bit to 32-bit as an old PC is having real trouble running 64-bit.
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Can't open Steam (You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run)

I for some reason can't open Steam. It worked for a while before but it suddenly stopped working. Here's the error that shows up: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not ...
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Getting ThunderBird installed on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

OK I'm new to linux, and so there's a learning curve. But, although I worked for years with unix ksh production scripts and user support, at the moment I need to take another break. I first installed ...
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Can I totaly install Ubuntu 64bit on my computer? [duplicate]

I run the lscpu command on Ubuntu and this is the result: Architecture: i686 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit Byte Order: Little Endian CPU(s): 2 On-line ...
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Core i5 compatibility with ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64

Is ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64 compatible with the system stated below? or I have to use the ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-i386 one? System : Processor : Intel(R) Core (TM) i5-3230M CPU RAM : 4 GB ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit only shows 4GB RAM out of 8GB recognized [closed]

I have two memory cards of 4GB = 8GB RAM installed and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit only shows 4GB RAM. How can I make it show the whole 8GB? You can see the details below, I have also included some ...
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Apt-get roll back

I installed libatk 1.0.-0:i386 on my 64-bit system by mistake. It removed almost all from my system starting with indicators ending with Eclipse and other programs. So then I removed libatk and called ...
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Different context menus on desktop in two Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit installations

I have two Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit installations one on Dell XPS L502X and the other on Dell Latitude E5440. Although not exactly the same packages and themes are installed on both of the computers ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing: No working init found - also Windows7 dual boot failure after second install!

Installation is on an MSI-7680 MB, with i7-2660 processor, 8G, and 1 TB disk. Procedure followed is per instructions on http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows using the ...
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Turning 3 Ubuntu installations and one windows7 installation to one Ubuntu installation and one windows7 installation

I currently have 3 Ubuntu installations (one 32 bit 14.04, one 32 bit 14.10 and a 64 bit 14.10) and a windows7 installed on my system. I want just one windows7 installation and one 64 bit 14.10 ...
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64-bit ubuntu 12.04.5 iso file for I5 NUC [duplicate]

I got an NUC i5 core assembled. Want to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (need that specific version for ROS HYDRO robot). Now looking at what Ubuntu image to pick. Selected the PC (Intel x86) desktop.iso ...
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Installing 64 bit version Ubuntu

I have a 3GB DDR2 computer and it is compatible for 64 bit OS. But I have heard only on 4GB system Ill be able to see measurable performance (in windows environment). So should i stick with my 32 bit ...
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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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Matlab won't start after clean install

I am using 14.04.1 LTS on 64-bits and I installed Matlab R2014b 64-bit, but when I try to open it, I just get the picture saying that it's Matlab: and then nothing happens, even if I wait 20 ...
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My machine is 32 bit, but i have 64 bit processor. Should I install 64 bit ubuntu?

I was interested in what machine do i have so after sudo lshw I've got info, but there is one thing that puzzles me. It writhes that my laptop is 32 width, but for cpu that it is 64 width ...
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Gave up waiting for root device, ubuntu--vg-root doesnt exist

today I installed Ubuntu 64bit on a Netbook. When the Netbook boots this error report blowed up. I think there is a problem with the partitions. Image: lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE ...
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installing java VM 1.9

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have installed an application called Neuroph and it requires Java VM 1.9. I have used java -version to check the version and the output was this java version "1.7.0_65" ...
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Why do we add i386 architecture to dpkg?

Why do we add i386 architecture to dpkg, for installing on a 64 bit OS? Is it because this is a i386 binary? sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 ...
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Computer requirements for 64-bit version of Ubuntu

I'm just downloading a 64-bit 14.04.1 LTS version of Ubuntu but I'm not sure if it will work good on my computer, I'd like to know what you think would it be better to install a 32-bit version or ...
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Problem while instaling wine on 64bit ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install wine for a long time now and i tried many different ways to do it i tried installing it using terminal : sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa` sudo app-get update sudo ...
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Microsoft Office 2010 Pro and Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I currently use x64 and I tried to install Microsoft Office 2010 Professional x86 & x64 and it failed with Wine and Play on Linux. It says that it needs MSXML 6 SP1, yet installation fails every ...
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Reassigning Linux Laptop to someone?

I recently gave my laptop to someone who seriously needed one but I don't know how to assign their name and password to the computer, it is still under my name and password and still has all my old ...
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Can I install a 64-bit version of Ubuntu on my 32-bit machine?

I have 3 GB of RAM. lscpu Architecture: i686 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit
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Virtualisation of ubuntu on windows 7 64 bits

I have a computer with windows 7 and can build a windows 7 virtual machine. I am now trying to run ubuntu on this computer. I can't find any 64 bits vmx file for ubuntu. I've tried to find a ...
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Installing Eagle on 14.04 x64

I have downloaded the latest version of Eagle 7.2 from this link. The software is saved in Desktop. Then I changed the directory to Desktop via terminal and tried to open it by typing ...
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Updating from Ubuntu 13.04 to 14.10 with no XP

I want to update my incredibly trustworthy Ubuntu 13.04 , I have never had a problem with it even though its unsupported. Its on 64 processor,OS type is also 64 bit. the problem is, my old XP has ...
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HDF5 and GSL library problem on Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit

I ran into errors in the installation of the FDTD software MEEP on Ubuntu.Although I have hdf5-tools and libhdf5 installed on my system(Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit), the make step of the installation of ...
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Ubuntu SDK suggests that I develop for 32 bit systems

I'm developing a software using ubuntu sdk, it suggest that I develop it for 32 bit systems, I'm on 64 bit, will it work on 64 bit systems without adding architecture i386? Moreover is it worth ...
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14.04: login loops back on itself - ecryptfs

This problem follows on from 14.04: No Auto login at User Account settings - I am administrator (see all comments) I tried to remove encryption via this link How can I enable autologin for my user ...
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get objdump to display full hex of a 64 bit mov instruction

objdump won't show me the hex of a long 64 bit instruction. objdump -d myobj.o here is one of the lines: 3: 48 bb 2f 2f 62 69 6e movabs $0x68732f6e69622f2f,%rbx the instruction hex cuts off ...
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Resetting /home permission

I changed the permission of /home folder to 777 and now I cannot access my account and login only as a guest (Ubuntu 14.04) with no sudo support. Permission in home folder is as follows: drwxr-xr-x ...
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Deleting Old Kernels But Saying I Dont Have Correct Permissions [duplicate]

Okay So I Have Tried To Download Synaptic And Allll The Other Thing This Forum Tells You To Do And Nothing Is Working, I Am Trying To Install The Recent Update For Ubuntu 14.04 But For Some Reason ...
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How to update Mozilla Firefox web browser on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in a safe, secure, reliable, efficient and easiest way?

I'm using 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my machine. Currently, I'm using Mozilla Firefox 33.0(Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0) I'm not getting update option in menu Hrml->About Firefox but ...
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I want to change my i386 to x64 acer netbook

Completely new to any type of computer system, including Linux. I do know a little, but am mostly in the dark. I bought the Netbook from a pawnshop so I could try and learn Ubuntu, and Linux. It was ...
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How do you grow partition on 4 terabyte disk

I used Clonezilla to copy an ext4 1.5 terabyte disk to a 4 terabyte disk. But when I try to use Gparted to grow the partition to fill the 4 terabyte, it fails. Repeated trials show it only allows me ...
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Virtualbox not downloading on Kubuntu

Can someone please help me. I have tried many times to download VirtualBox and it has been failing. I use Kubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. Let me know if you need anymore information. Thank You! :)
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Kernel oops during resume after suspend/hybernate

After digging through Net, this seems like a recurring problem :). My laptop will not resume after suspend/hibernate. Under mother Microsoft there were no problems, but then I installed Scientific ...
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Installing IBM Installation Manager (32-bit) on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (64-bit)

Can someone help on Installing IBM Installation Manager (32-bit) on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (64-bit)? Here's the steps attempted so far: Installed 64-bit Installation Manager (IM) on 64-bit Ubuntu LTS ...
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Can't delete trash files on USB stick

I'm having trouble deleting files that magically appeared on my USB stick. The folder was a trash folder which I have never seen before which also contains files that are in my trash as well. I ...
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Common drive for Ubuntu 32 bit and 64 bit

I have searched askubuntu before writing this but was confused. I have a hard disk which is having 320GB of space Now I partitioned it like 78 GB for 32 bit Ubuntu 78 GB for 64 bit Ubuntu 160 GB for ...
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Why does Ubuntu Download recommend 64-bit install?

Why would Ubuntu as a generalized statement recommend its 64 bit “flavour”? As far as I understand a 64-bit OS can only be installed on a 64-bit hardware (CPU), i.e. 32-bit and 64-bit OS can be ...
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How can I update ubuntu from 32bit to 64bit? [duplicate]

I am a android developer, I recently installed ubuntu in my another desktop that is 32 bit. I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS When I am going to make a virtual android device through eclipse+android sdk, ...
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Dell Inspiron 20 Touch Screen Right Click Ubuntu 14.04 64

I have been having problems finding a logical or one that works yet. I have a 10 point multi touch. I can't use some features but right click being the big one. Does anyone else have one of these that ...
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Black screen when booting normally

My system Laptop: Acer aspire 8930G OS: Freshly installed Ubuntu 14.10 (64 bit) Memory: 4 GB Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo CPU T9400 @ 2.53 GHz x 2 Graphics: Nvidia GeForce 9700M GT / pre-installed ...
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Ubuntu x32 releases or ports?

I have read about the x32 port of Debian. Now, I wonder if Ubuntu has a x32 port or at least some x32 version of its packages since Ubuntu is based on Debian. It does have some libx32-* packages on ...
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This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU [duplicate]

This is NOT a duplicate. The other answers do not apply to this situation. When trying to boot a 64 bit image in a headless VirtualBox, I get This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only ...
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64 bit chrome doesn't work on ubuntu 14.0.4 64 bit

On my ubuntu desktop, i have both firefox and chrome installed. firefox works fine with my proxy settings, but chrome won't. When I try to change the settings in chrome, (advanced settings / ...
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Bluetooth is not working in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my Acer 64bit laptop. My bluetooth is totally not working. If I click on "Set Up New Device" nothing happens..it just shows the searching icon but doesn't find any ...