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

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How do I install 32-bit packages on 64-bit Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am using the 64-bit version of Ubuntu, but I need to install a 32-bit version of a package to use with a proprietary extension for it, which is only available in 32-bit. How can I install the 32-bit ...
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How to setting up Xerox DocuPrint M205 b on Ubuntu 13.10 64bit

Just bought the printer with scanner (copier) capability. Having trouble on setting up the printer/scanner. Tried to setup with Brother HL 2030 ...
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32bit program on 64bit Ubuntu fails when using linux 32 before setup.sh

When I try to install a 32 bit program on ubuntu 13.10 64bit it falis. My command is as follow: linux32 ./setup.sh Output is: The setup program seems to have failed on x86/unknown Fatal ...
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How to use 32-bits libraries in 64-bits R? [duplicate]

I built a server with ubuntu 64-bit and installed R 64-bit and a function.so 32bit library, every time I try to load this library in R, it shows me this error: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32 Is there ...
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System very slow except while running Smartmontools selftest

I am quite new to Ubuntu. I have a L430 Lenovo with i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz × 4 , 4GB Ram, dual boot with Windows 7. HDD 500 GB TOSHIBA MK5061GSY. Every 10/15 seconds the HDD light turns on for 2-3 ...
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My computer runs Windows 7 64-bit, but won't install the 64-bit version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a laptop that runs Windows 7 64-bit. I'm trying to install Ubuntu to be a secondary operation system, but when I run the setup I get a screen that says This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but ...
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Install Ubuntu on HP Pavilion dv6-3170se Entertainment Notebook PC

I would like to ask if I can install Ubuntu on my Laptop HP Pavilion dv6-3170se Entertainment Notebook PC. Link to my Product Specifications: Click Here for Specifications
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Installation from DVD of 13.10 stops with kernel panic [closed]

I had to re-install Ubuntu from scratch. It has 13.04 (I had a heck of a time getting 13.04 installed) but won't run all the programs I want, so I decided to upgrade to 13.10. Troubles... Not ...
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packaging Error for amd64

I am trying to package lttoolbox-3.2 for ubuntu , I successfully created ppa and built 32-bit packages. but it always fails for 64 bit failed log ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS x64 only shows 2GB memory

Ubuntu only shows 2GB of my 6GB memory, BIOS and lshw reports it as having 6GB. But free -m and top only sees 2GB. Appreciate your help. lshw output *-memory description: System Memory ...
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Strange error while reinstalling 12.04

So I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) to an external HDD. I select where I want the swap area, the boot loader, etc (the "something else" option). That all works fine, then I click "Install ...
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Black screen after login when installing Mesa 10 from source

I wanted to update my Mesa version to 10.0, so I compiled it from source, installed it, rebooted and when I logged in, I had a black screen with only my mouse visible. I have reinstalled Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Built in keyboard not working properly 13.10

I have a really annoying problem with my keyboard. After upgrade to 13.10 the built in keyboard on my Lenovo W520 does not work as expected. Some times I cannot even input my password at login. What ...
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Ubuntu 64-bit “Failed to fetch file [..] binary-i386/Packages” error while updating apt repos

I have the following issue on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a 64-bit machine: Whenever I try to update the aptitude repos, the update will strangely fail with a i386-related error. I assume that this shouldn't ...
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Bootable Flash Drive Ubuntu Install

Just to ask if the method shown here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows Allows a computer to be installed with 64-bit Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu on one of my ...
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Ubuntu/xubuntu failed install via usb or dvd

Trying to build a small rig sans hdd. Spent last two days trying to load either xubuntu or ubuntu 13.x via usb to no avail, used Lili, Unetbootin, and pendrive, to create usb bootable files. Using a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.03 64-bit install fails from LiveUSB

So as per my title I am trying to install the 64 bit version on my PC .The processor is Intel core 2 duo T5250 .On trying to boot from the USB the screen displays "boot error" once it didisplayed ...
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Compile 64 bit kernel in 32 bit

I have an installation of 13.10 Ubuntu 32bit. Also, I've also found a way to install 64 kernel into the system (of 32bit applications). So, could I compile a 64 bit kernel in the 32 bit system with a ...
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How to use external media in virtualbox windows installation

I have Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit and I have Windows 7 Professional installed in virtualbox. I want to be able to plug my ipod in and use itunes from the Windows installation. I can't install Windows 7 of my ...
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libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0:i386 not available on Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit; troubles with Adobe Air

I've been trying to install Adobe Air on my 64 bit Ubuntu machine. The first thing I tried was to follow this tutorial that symlinks the missing libraries, but it is under the impression that HAL was ...
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Juniper Crashing right after launching

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 x64 and have 64 and 32 bit versions of Java 6 installed. I have it configured that when running Network Connect it will run the 32 bit version and for anything else the 64 ...
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Grey screen starting Xubuntu 13.10

When I start Xubuntu 13.10, before the wallpaper and xfce-panel is loaded, I get a grey screen. It is a matter of 1 or 2 seconds. But it is starting to annoy me. I am using composite. But disabling ...
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Can't bootUbuntu 64-bit using Virtual Box on host Windows 7 64-bit [duplicate]

The error I get says, This kernel requires and x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot - please us a kernel appropriate for your CPU. I have Enabled I/O APIC.
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Unable to boot ubuntu on a surface pro 2 with virtualbox [duplicate]

I'm trying to run Ubuntu through virtualbox. but I get this error: This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for your ...
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Ubuntu x64 on x32 processor [closed]

My question is about if i can install (Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit) on my machine if my processor is 32-bit core2duo 2,20GHz, 4GB RAM?
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Google chrome and askubuntu

I'm having a strange problem since the new installation of Ubuntu 13.10 x64. here is a screenshot as you see my badge icons are not loading and vote buttons are messed (I haven't even touched them-up ...
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Why if my system is 64-bit, I can't install Ubuntu 64-bit in virtual box? [duplicate]

I'm on windows 7 64 bit, Intel Core i7 3612QM, NVIDIA GeForce GT640M 2GB, 8GB RAM, 240GB SSD and 500GB HDD. I want to delete and get rid of windows 7 partition and install Ubuntu 13.10 on my 240GB ...
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Display issue on Ubuntu 12.04 with Thinkpad SL500

I installed Ubunutu 12.04 to a thinkpad SL500 (only OS on the machine), it worked fine once installed, I was making some changes to the configurations (installing some development packages and setting ...
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Wine apps not able to connect to Internet

I have some wine application that needs internet connection to work properly. But the application says that it can't connect to the server (error 403). I've tried installing lib32nss-mdns but it ...
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Upgrade Ububtu 12.04 x86 to x64 on a LUKS encrypted HardDisk

I want to install Ubuntu x64 without having to back-up everything to an external drive. What would be the necessary steps to mount the encrypted hard-disk during the installation? The rest should ...
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Trying to load a 64 bit ubuntu/linux mint from a bootable USB but is not loading [closed]

I was probing around while back while on my installation of Windows, to see if my computer was 64 bit OS capable and I found out that my computer has EM64T(extended memory 64 bit technology). So that ...
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moving from ubuntu 32 bit to 64 bit

I have a all in one panel PC - Lenovo Ideacenter B300 with Ubuntu 13.10 (32 bit). I also have the following mount setup: /dev/sda3 on / type ext4 (rw,errors=remount-ro) .... ​/dev/sda7 on /home ...
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Wine sound problems with games

Can anyone help me? Alright, I'm getting really upset with this. I love Ubuntu (and Linux in general) and I've never had this issue in my life, but now that it's happening, I'm thinking of starting ...
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Issues installing amd64 patch

allen@Gespenst:~$ cd /tmp allen@Gespenst:/tmp$ tar xf /home/allen/Desktop/amd64-microcode_1.20120910-3.debian.tar.gz allen@Gespenst:/tmp$ mkdir -p /lib/firmware/amd-ucode mkdir: cannot create ...
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“You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6” The common fixes don't work,

So I know this is a problem that has been asked around a lot, but I've tried a bunch of solutions with no success. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit), and I just installed it yesterday. This is my ...
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Pidgin window getting smaller after restoring from tray (Ubuntu 13.10)

Does anyone have this problem? I usually use easystroke for managing ubuntu distro's, but this bug is there whether I use or not easystroke. When I close the buddy list and then reopen it by indicator ...
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Desktop Ubuntu version for an AMD64 Athlon CPU location on this site? [duplicate]

Lots of great AMD64 Athlon discussion here, but I cannot find the .ISO. Please include the download URL. When I go to the download page, the pull-down only allows selection of 32 or 64 bit version of ...
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Which one is better Ubuntu 12.04.3 (32 bit) or (64 bit)? [duplicate]

i am going to Download Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS, and i will Burn it to a DVD... i try it with USB and it was 64 bit.. and gives error in middle.. so this time i am using a DVD maybe it might work... But i ...
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What is being done to support 32bit apps on 13.10 64bit?

I see that we can no longer simply "apt-get install ia32-libs" to gain 32bit application support under 13.10. I'm working with a restricted environment where we can ONLY install 13.10 64bit, but ...
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Recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 - bad graphic

I recently chose to try out Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on my laptop and the graphics seems to be slightly worse than it used to be on Windows 7. I have a Intel graphic card by the way, and I've read that ...
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Ubuntu-Windows 7 dual boot, windows broken

And I'm considering reinstalling windows 7, should I remove ubuntu beforehand? ...
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New problem to restore with aptoncd on ubuntu 13.04 64bit except hal!

I installed Hal sudo apt-get install hal but I have new problem! First I open "APTonCD" in terminal and clicked on "Restore".. now I clicked on "Load" but I get this mohsen@mohsen-ThinkPad-R500:~$ ...
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Can drivers create a problem while switching from 32 bit to 64 bits?

I may sound like a noob , but I am going forward with it anyway.I have a windows xp 32 bit os .But my processor(Core 2 Duo) supports 64 bits .I want to install ubuntu.Now my question is whether I ...
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13.10 crashing frequently [duplicate]

So I just put a PC together loaded Ubuntu 13.10 and it's been crashing at least once a day. I have: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB, Core i5-4570, Asus H87M-E, Asus Nvidia 8400GS, Kingston HyperX Blu ...
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Debugging KGPE-D16 unable to load Ubuntu without ACPI=off

I have an ASUS KGPE-D16 with the latest BIOS (3201) and dual Opteron 6376 chips. I cannot begin the Ubuntu 12.04 installation process without disabling ACPI completely (intermediate activation ...
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What architecture to use in my pc

I'm new to Ubuntu, I have a dell Inspiron n4010 with Intel core i5 540m 2.5 ghz (1st generation), 5gb RAM. This machine have from factory Windows 7 Professional x64. My question is, which is the ...
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installing 64 bit kernel on 32bit ubuntu

I compiled my own custom kernel in a 64 bit linux mint 16 installation. I've also heard that the 64 bit kernel could also run 32 bit applications too. Would it be possible to install it and use it in ...
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Can't install DDD and Insight

Error of DDD mv -f .deps/sigName.Tpo .deps/sigName.Po g++ -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I./.. -O2 -g -Wall -W -Wwrite-strings -trigraphs -MT strclass.o -MD -MP -MF ...
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Problem installing 32 bit cadence ic610 in 64 bit OS

I am trying to install 32 bit cadence ic610 in 64 bit ubuntu. Installscape GUI is not popping up and it says java is not found. Initializing InstallScape using JVM at ...
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Games on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit slow [duplicate]

I have an Acer Aspire X1301 with factory settings; it has an ATI Radeon HD 4350. My computer has Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin and Windows 7 Home Premium, both 64 bit. I only use Windows for ...