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

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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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AMD kaveri not detecting my driver?

I have a AMD Kaveri APU, recently downloaded oilaf driver PPA, but when I try to play any game I get a black screen or very slow 3D. Any idea on how to fix? *-display NO RECLAMADO descripción: ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't detect second monitor

I have a problem with Ubuntu 14.04. Suddenly, my second monitor isn't detected on Ubuntu. It worked fine before. When i try using Windows 7, it is detected. I'm using HP Pavilion G4 1212tx AMD ATI ...
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32 or 64 bit OS for 2GB RAM on a VPS?

I'm going to be running only a dedicated game server on the VPS so performance is everything. I normally would go with 64-bit but since I only have 2 gigs of RAM should I stick with 32-bit? I hear ...
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preseed/late_command ubuntu server 15.04

I'm having issues with the preseed/late_command on ubuntu 15.04 amd64 server install (cmd line install) d-i preseed/late_command string in-target wget http://url returns with exit code 1 and the ...
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GizmoSphere Gizmo 2 install of Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit… How can I bypass problems presented by the new Ubuntu installer for this 64-bit x86 SBC?

I am the owner of a GizmoSphere Gizmo 2 SBC (Single Board Computer) which is an AMD64 processor x86 system which has specific requirements for the installation of a Linux OS to enable single disk ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 install nVidia driver

I recently installed 14.04. But now I need a new driver for my nVidia GeForce GT 630. The former driver was rejected as not compatible with the 64-bit. I found that other driver and when I wanted to ...
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Eternal question: How install Wine in Xubuntu 14.04.03 x64?

The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.6 : Depends: wine1.6-i386 (= 1:1.6.2-0ubuntu4) Recommends: winbind but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to correct problems, you have ...
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Successfully installing Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 64Bit

This question has been discussed so many times already but I've tried all those answers I still can't seem to get Steam running on Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit. My system: i7 6700k, NVIDIA GTX 1070, Asus z170 ...
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Can't Install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, GPU Issue

I'm trying to install Ubuntu as my first distro ever, but it will not work. When I go to install it from my USB a few different things happen. I either get a black screen that keeps blinking, walls ...
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Steam wont launch on Ubuntu 15.04 64Bit [duplicate]

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, so I don't know if this is a simple fix or not. I've read some fixes to answers for my problem but I don't really know how to do any of the things they're telling me to do (...
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Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) wireless not working after updates [duplicate]

I updated my system yesterday, and now no wireless connections are available. I have looked into a few similar problems with no luck. I believe my architecture to be amd64. Wireless is working fine on ...
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How do I convert a x86 RPM to a x86 DEB within a x64 system?

In my case the software I am trying to convert is the Lacie lightscribe labeler. 1.- I renamed the RPM mv LaCie\ LightScribe\ Labeler\ 1.0\ Linux.rpm lacie-lightscribe-labeler-1.0.rpm 2.- Convert ...
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Validity Fingerprint Sensor not detected

I have a VFS471 Validity Fingerprint driver that is not detected in my HP Probook 4530s. Can someone help?
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Installing Wine on Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit

I firstly added arch (i see i made a mistake) to install wine on Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit. Then, after adding a repository i ran apt-get install wine-staging Got this: The following packages have unmet ...
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using 32 bit ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS but want 64 bit [duplicate]

So my computer architecture can support a 64-bit OS, but I guess I installed the 32 bit version of Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. I know you can upgrade from one version to another (i.e. 14.04 to 16.04), but ...
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Error: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libXtst.so.6 […]

I'm aware that many people are having problems on launching Steam (downloaded from Steam not the repos) on Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit with this error message: svetlana@svetlana-desktop:~$ steam Running ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

when I install Ubuntu with a USB-disk, following message occurred: task swapper/0:1 blocked for more than 120 seconds. And my computer have an CPU of core-i7-4710MQ and 12 GB memory. But, if I ...
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Installed lxle 14.04.3 64 bit, it is running very slow. What will help? [closed]

I have a GT5411E Gateway. Intel Pentium D 914 Dual core 64 bit. Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950. 500G hdd. 2 g of ram. Swap is listed at 3 g and it is on. This is not dual boot, only Linux. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 + Nvidia Driver = Blank screen

SOLUTION UPDATE 1: To make the grub change permanent: from terminal run: sudo gedit /etc/default/grub add nomodeset i.e. (GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="nomodeset quiet splash") save the file from ...
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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 & upgrades,...
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Installing 14.04 from ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso with pxe

We're trying to do an automated network installation using pxe. We installed netboot tools (14.04 LTS) and extracted the ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso contents into http server. We saw that we have ...
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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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How do I create a 32-bit WINE prefix?

How do I create a 32-bit Wine prefix on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit?
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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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How to install Canon MP610 printer on Ubuntu 12.04 x64

I'm running 64 bit Ubuntu, but my canon printer driver's only come in 32 bit. How can I install a Canon MP610 in 64-bit Ubuntu? I've tried: Adding repository like it is written here: http://www....
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COMODO AntiVirus for Linux can not to be installed into Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 bits

The last version of COMODO AntiVirus for Linux, 64 bits version, can not to be installed into Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, 64 bits, OS. However, the 32 bits version of the program can be installed into a 64 ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.10 (64-bit) on a Windows 8 bay trail atom tablet

"How can I install 64-bit Ubuntu on my 32-bit UEFI Bay Trail atom tablet?" To those of you who marked this question as off-topic, because it is related to a no longer supported version of Ubuntu... ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (64 bit) freezes ever time

I have recently installed 64-bit Ubuntu 16.04 in my computer along with 64-bit Windows 10 (Dual boot). The Windows 10 is working perfectly. But whenever I login into Ubuntu and try to do something ...
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Grub doesn't recognize Windows 8

I have set up Ubuntu using this guide. Everything worked completely fine, but Grub wouldn't show Windows 8 in it's menu. So I googled a solution, and found+used boot-repair. Even after the fix, ...
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Computer architecture - can I run a 64-bit OS?

I found this output from lscpu : Architecture: i686 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit Byte Order: Little Endian CPU(s): 2 On-line CPU(s) list: 0,1 Thread(s) per core: ...
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I need help installing java on Ubuntu server

I want to install java on my ubuntu server. but i failed. I don't know how install java. The error message is You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages ...
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How can I install 64-bit Ubuntu 15.10 on my UEFI-IA32 Bay Trail tablet?

"I have a Windows 8-10 tablet with a 64-bit Bay Trail atom processor, and a 32-bit UEFI BIOS. How can I install 64-bit Ubuntu 15.10 on my tablet?" This tutorial is not a duplicate of this question ...
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RAM upgrade Dell Inspiron 1525

Currently I am using my Dell Inspiron 1525 for Android development with Android Studio. My laptop has 2 Gb RAM and is running 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04. When I only use Android Studio the performance is ...
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inxi installation on ubuntu

I have migrated from Linux Mint to Ubuntu 64(KDE installed). I want check my hardware with inxi -F command but it returns : inxi: command not found and as I want to install inxi (sudo apt-get install ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 system requirements

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 installed in partition on my laptop. The configuration is: Pentium core 2 duo processor 3GB RAM Hard disk allocated for partition 15GB It's an old dell inspiron 1525 laptop. ...
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Installing Atom text editor on 32-bit Ubuntu

The Atom text editor, newly introduced by the GitHub team, looks like "a hackable text editor for the 21st Century", and I must say, the screenshots have lured me. Official binaries are only available ...
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Is it possible to “upgrade” from a 32bit to a 64bit installation?

As per title, I wish to know if I can, after a successful 32bit setup and consequent software installations, update to a 64bit version. I know how to partition (actually one of the solutions is to ...
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How to install 32 Bit Wine on 64 Bit Ubuntu?

Currently I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 64 Bit on my laptop and I want to install some Windows programs with Wine (Dreamweaver CS5/Starcraft II etc) but these programs require the 32Bit version of Wine to ...
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How to force Wine into acting like 32-bit Windows on 64-bit Ubuntu?

When installing Wine on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04, both 64-bit support and 32-bit support get installed. If I run wine foo.exe where foo.exe is a 64-bit-aware installer, it thinks it's on 64-bit Windows. ...
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TeamViewer 11 won't run on Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit

After installing TeamViewer 11 on Ubuntu Desktop 64-bit 16.04, I get the error: Verification of your teamviewer version failed, Teamviewer will quit for security reason. Please reinstall ...
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What is the difference between /usr/lib, /usr/lib32 and /usr/lib64 [duplicate]

Most of the answers I have seen say that /usr/lib32 is for 32 bit libraries and /usr/lib64 is for 64 bit libraries. Then what is /usr/lib for? Also I have read that 64 bit libraries are located /usr/...
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Corel Aftershot Pro 3 not starting in 16.04

The icon to start Corel Aftershot Pro 3 in Xenial Xerus doesn't start the Aftershot interface. When you start the shellscript /usr/bin/AfterShot3X64 from a terminal, you see error while loading ...
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Fan Speed for ROG750js and Video Card for this

i have dual booted my laptop separating programming and the usual stuff. my problem is that my fan isnt working properly i have also setup the ls and the other fan , but my problem is that only 1 fan ...
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How do I adjust the screen brightness on an Acer Aspire One D270?

My system specifications are: Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit, Acer Aspire One D270, Intel Atom CPU The usual brightness increase/decrease key combination using Fn key doesn't work in Ubuntu as many pointed out....
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How to install Windows Media Player 10 in a 64-bit architecture?

I am trying to install WMP10 through winetricks. I enter the command winetricks wmp10 and get this output: ~$ winetricks wmp10 You are using a 64-bit WINEPREFIX. If you encounter problems, please ...
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bash -c 'QT_X11_NO_MITSHM=1 /usr/bin/unetbootin “rootcheck=no”'

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit. I'm trying to create a live USB key, so I installed Unetbootin from the ppa given in the app's page: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gezakovacs/ppa sudo apt-get update ...
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linux format magazine cd won't boot?

I recently purchased a Linux Format Magazine and decided to boot the Ubuntu Desktop pack cd into my Alienware x51. I disabled secure boot keys and csm and set the boot order to DVD first then network ...
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How to make a 32 and 64 bit Ubuntu MATE iso?

I have been trying to create an iso containing both 32 bit and 64 bit versions of Ubuntu MATE. When I boot up o a VM, it shows the grub screen, but if i select anything, the VM hangs, if its 32 bit, ...