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

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How can I install Ubuntu 14 64 bit along side a 32bit Ubuntu on a dual boot system?

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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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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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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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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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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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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How to setup Canon InkJet Pixma IP 1300?

I am unable to setup Canon InkJet Pixma IP 1300 on Quantal AMD64. The things I have tried: Shut down and disconnect the printer before installing packages. Added the ppa:michael-gruz/canon ...
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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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64 bit ubuntu cloud images

Please consider: https://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/vagrant/trusty/current/trusty-server-cloudimg-amd64-vagrant-disk1.box The url says that it's a 64 bit image, but when I install it, uname reports ...
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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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I just installed Xubuntu and my computer became slow and lagged

At the begining, after I installed Xubuntu and restarted my computer, it said: THERE ARE PROBLEMS PROVING THE DISK UNITY /. (translated). Now my notebook is working really bad and slow, it is 64-bit ...
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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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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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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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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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Monitor turns off after installation Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and after the restart I saw the BIOS post screen, then a short time the blinking cursor and then the monitor turned off. I can't do anything, just restarting.
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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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No way to connect to my wifi - Dell m4800 - ubuntu 13.10x64bits

I can't achieve to connect to my WiFi with a Dell Precision m4800 with Ubuntu 13.10 64 bits. I added the recommended "Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac Network adapter" in Software & ...
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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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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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xfce4-diskperf-plugin not showing disk activity

Never have been able to get the Disk Performance Monitor (xfce4-diskperf-plugin ver 2.3.0-2) to work on mythbuntu 12.04.5 amd64 mythbackend system. Any suggestions? Linux 3.13.0-44-generic ...
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Can't install Guitar Pro 6 on 64-bit Ubuntu on laptop, but I could on desktop

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit on both my laptop and my desktop. I managed to install Guitar Pro 6 on my desktop by using 32-bit dependencies, following the instructions here to install: I ...
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Dlink DWM 152 not working with ubuntu 14.04

When I plugged my Dlink DWM 152 dongle, steady amber light shows and can't connect to the internet. When I run lsusb, device show in there. How can I solve this issue ? lsusb output Bus 002 Device ...
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Excessive hard disk activity

I am having problems on Ubuntu 12.04 x64 "fresh" installed on ext4 partition on primary HDD. When not in use every 5 to 10 seconds HDD is active for about 10 seconds an writing no mater what ...
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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'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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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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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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How to install Citrix receiver xubuntu 13.04 64-bit

Anyone have a walkthrough on installing Citrix receiver on Xubuntu 13.04 64-bit? Update $ sudo apt-get install libmotif4 nspluginwrapper ... snip ... Setting up libmotif4:amd64 (2.3.3-7ubuntu1) ...
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64-bit PC (AMD64) desktop CD installs 32-bit ubuntu

I have 64-bit CPU. I am trying to install 64-bit ubuntu 12.04.4 and I have chosen 64-bit PC (AMD64) desktop CD. But it still installs 32-bit Ubuntu OS. Can someone help me?
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Android Virtual Device is not starting

I am facing a problem to run the AVD in my Xubuntu 14.04 64bit version. Before that I used Xubuntu 32bit and that time my ADT(32bit) worked. But now I am using 64bit ADT and 64bit OS. everything is ...
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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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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 ...
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cannot make ubuntu 64-bit v12.04 install work

I decided it was time to update my ubuntu (single boot) computer from 64-bit v10.04 to 64-bit v12.04. Unfortunately, for some reason (or reasons) I just can't make it work. Note that I am attempting ...
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4GB out of 8GB total reserved 64bit 12.04 why

Can anyone explain why 50% of my ram is being reserved and for what? I do have two radeon 7990 cards but surely the ram is not reserved for them? root@stan-desktop:/home/stan# cat /etc/issue Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu suspend not working

I have Ubuntu 14.10 64-bit, use Gnome as desktop environment, if that's important. When I first switched from mother Microsoft to Linux realm, neither hibernate nor suspend worked - the pc failed to ...
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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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Applications slow starting first time after boot

I am a long time Ubuntu fan and of late I have been experiencing a weird problem: launching applications is extremely slow on my pc after booting it up. Strangely, once I have used an application, ...
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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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Unable to install Steam 64bit - Wrong architecture (Lubuntu 12.04)

I'm on a new install of Lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer Aspire 5534 (specifications here, tl;dr: AMD dual-core 64bit) trying to install steam_latest.deb from the Steam website. When I open gdebi to install, ...
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C-22 Ubuntu 14.10 64bit: “booting in insecure mode” message

Booting Ubuntu 14.10 64Bit brings the message "Booting in insecure mode". How to repaire it? What does it mean? What are the consequences? Who knows? Daniel
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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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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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How to run 32-bit app in Ubuntu 64-bit?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and the current Android development SDK, which contains 32-bit executables. I found that I cannot run those 32-bit binaries. Trying to start them from bash gives me an error: ...
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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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Laravel Installtion UBUNTU 12.04 LTS

i want configure laravel in my machine consisting UBUNTU 12.04 LTS. i've put the composer .phar in my /usr/local/bin folder and following the documentation of laravel from laravel.com now i tried to ...
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dependency is not satisfiable: libnetcdf6 ubuntu 12.04

i am trying to install mysql workbench on UBUNTU 12.04 LTS 64bit but it's saying dependency is not satisfiable: libnetcdf6 I've made some google on it but not able to install it, I've download mysql ...
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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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Where is the Flash in Chrome?

I installed Google Chrome. This is the first thing I did after installing Ubuntu. I went into firefox, and went to chrome.google.com, and hit the button. I don't like package managers, and avoid the ...