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

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DisplayLink USB monitor with Ubuntu 14.04 and nVidia GPU

I figured even before reading http://plugable.com/2014/03/06/displaylink-usb-2-0-graphics-adapters-on-linux-2014-edition that DisplayLink won't work with proprietary nVidia driver. I also see that the ...
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installing graphics drivers nVidia 310M on Lenovo V460

Installation of driver for nVidia 310M on Lenovo V460 just failed, I have tried this. I am kind of not very experienced linux user, so I don't actually understand what just happened. This was first ...
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Genymotion does not show window, fails with error 1003

I can't figure out why the Genymotion window doesn't show up on my Kali Linux. When I start the same image using VirtualBox it starts up but when I start using Genymotion, the emulator window shows ...
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Installing java for 32 bit on a 64bit OS on terminal

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr 64 bit and I want to install Java 32bit. I have removed the previous JRE which was 64 bit, now I need help how can I do this on the command line. I was using the ...
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Nvidia Nightmare [duplicate]

I have an old AMD64 box that was working quite nicely on in 12.04 LTS with onboard Nvidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 chip but ONLY running Nvidia 302.7 which I learned the HARD way after trying just ...
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Dependency problems installing steam

I'm having some dependency trouble trying to install steam on Ubuntu 14.04. I got the steam-launcher.deb-Package from http://media.steampowered.com/client/installer/steam.deb and installed it: eva@...
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My Ubuntu Is 64 Bit On 32 Bit PC? [closed]

My (probably 32bit) PC is low on RAM but the version of Ubuntu is 64-bit. Is there a way to change the architecture without losing my files. My PC sometimes freezes but Ubuntu Serach Transparent ...
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How to install Git GUI on my local machine that runs on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit OS? [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit OS on my local machine. I want to setup/install Git GUI on this machine. Then I'm having one repository at GitLab that I need to make clone of on my machine, then I ...
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Error while installing 32 bit Library on 64 bit Ubuntu [duplicate]

$ sudo apt-get install package-name:i386 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package package-name:i386 $ sudo apt-get ...
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How to install couchbase in Ubuntu 14.04

I am facing an issue in installing Couchbase community edition server in my Ubuntu 14 machine. uname -a output 3.13.0-24-generic #46-Ubuntu SMP Thu Apr 10 19:11:08 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/...
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How do I reset Ubuntu? [closed]

I want to reset Ubuntu. I have searched it on Google many times and I am new to Ubuntu so I am wondering how to reset it without too much complication. I have already tried re-installing it but my ...
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Firefox back button middle click

I used to middle click on the back button in firefox to open the last page in a new tab. Unfortunately this stopped working for me on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I tried to remove it via sudo apt-get purge ...
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Ubuntu installation on my system

I am installing Ubuntu OS in virtual box. I have 32 bit intel system with 3 GB RAM. So can I install i386 ubuntu OS?
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Account removal on Ubuntu 14.10

Will removing an administrator account remove my ppas added in my repository?
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Where is 64-bit Mac (AMD64) version now?

Sometime ago on on download page (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop) was an option for download "64-bit Mac (AMD64) version". Why it was deleted?
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Can not install Ubuntu virutal machines on VirtualBox and VMware Player

I have tried several times in several days to install Ubuntu (from 12.04 to 14.04 versions) on VirtualBox, but in vail. The problem I encounter is shown on the following picture where everything ...
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Install ubuntu 64bit server to another server using ssh

I need to change my Ubuntu 32bit server to 64bit. I have two servers,both server in two location and need to install Ubuntu 64bit using SSH. I'm longing into Linux server and then longing to Ubuntu ...
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Google Chrome crashes the whole system on Ubuntu 14.04, 64 bit

Google Chrome 40.0.2214.111 keeps crashing on my Dell XPS L502X with Ubuntu installed on it. How can I remedy this behaviour? The crash affects the whole system in such a way that the mouse cursor is ...
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How can I install ia32-libs on ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I want to install Adobe Air 64-bit on Ubuntu 14.04 , but I need install ia32-libs dependency, I tried to install ia32-libs, but I got an error message: khan@raselkhan:~$ sudo apt-get install ia32-...
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Scilab turns off itself

I installed scilab. Program allows me to do the following: navigate menus search blocks. solve a=4+7; But there are problems Try to solve without ";" like a=4+7 and than hit enter: program ...
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I am a newbie please help me configure ubuntu? [closed]

I have installed ubuntu but during installation i found it reflected some errors. Now i am trying to install vlc player and many other software but it shows ! [snapshot] /home/akash/Desktop/a.part
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Recent Java 8 update and now +PrintAssembly crashes on 14.10

Everything was fine, but when the recent Java update happend it blew away everything in the Java directory, including things that didn't belong to it. Now I'm trying to get Hotspot assembly printouts ...
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ACPI tables/DSDT tables not available in Ubuntu 14.04. How to restore?

I am working now for 3 weeks at following problem. I wanted to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a new ASUS UEFI PC. Here was my first problem description with a question, but nobody answered: Has the ...
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Can I reuse partitions for new instalations (without loosing data)?

Will I lose data if I make new a new installation of Ubuntu in the same partition of a previous UBUNTU distribution? I don't want to change my partitions table again. I have installed UBUNTU 12.04 ...
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Can I install 64 bit Ubuntu on my Intel Core i7 64bit [duplicate]

i have Dell Insoiron 15R intel core i7 so here the Question is ubuntu 14.10 desktop amd64 will work with intel ? Thanks
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How can I install Ubuntu 14 64 bit along side a 32bit Ubuntu on a dual boot system? [duplicate]

My system is dual booted one with WIndows 7 32 bit and other with Ubuntu 10 32 bit. But my lap supports 64 bit. I want to install 64 bit ubuntu on my system. Will it be best to uninstall old Ubuntu 32 ...
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How can i install ET Legacy from GitHub on Ubuntu 14.04?

My problem is that I want to install ET Legacy from GitHub, but I can't figure out what package is needed to be downloaded from here: http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=libstdc. The only thing ...
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Cannot install ia32-libs on ubuntu 14.04 64bit?

I am trying to install Adobe Air, but for this I need to install ia32-libs. I tried several provided solutions here but none of them actually worked out. jakub@jakub-home:~/Downloads$ sudo apt-get ...
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Has the bootoption “acpi=noirq” any disadvantages in permanent use? Help me with debugging acpi pls

I am using Ubuntu for a while now and I have an average knowledge of it, I thought so ;), but have a problem I cant solve alone. I did a lot of research, but now I cant find an other solution and I ...
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What does this mean:- pnp 00:06: Plug and Play ACPI device, IDs PNP0303 (active)

After suspend mode i get an error : Device 00:06 failed to resume: error -19. After trying dmesg | grep 00:06 i got the following output: [ 0.732074] pnp 00:06: Plug and Play ACPI device, IDs ...
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Boot 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 from USB Stick on Windows 8.1(64-bit)

So I have a3 32-bit Ubuntu image file and I want to boot it from my USB stick. I have already made a bootable stick but whenever I go into my UEFI menu and Choose 'Use a device', I see nothing. Is it ...
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this kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU But i have a 64bit PC! [duplicate]

I am on 64-bit Windows 8.1. I'm trying to install Ubuntu on VirtualBox. However, I get the error: this kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU Unable to boot - please use a ...
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Ubuntu on Mac - use 32-bit or 64-bit image? [duplicate]

So, I'm about to install Ubuntu on my brand new Mac. Looking at the available release packages, though, I'm a bit confused: I believe all modern Mac's are 64-bit now, but I know for a fact that my ...
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How to remove dependencies that I installed manually

I was trying to install wkhtmlpdf and after I googled for instructions I found out that I needed to install some dependencies like apt-get install openssl build-essential xorg libssl-dev then I ...
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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 run:...
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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 CPU(s)...
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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 ...