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

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Is there a way to make 32-bit Mozilla Seamonkey work in a 64-bit XUbuntu 14.04?

My previous computer ran a 32-bit XUbuntu version 14.04 and 32-bit Mozilla Seamonkey as my default web browser. Now my new computer runs a 64-bit Xubuntu version 14.04, but there's no official 64-bit ...
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Wickr 2.6.0-4 Installed but Unable to Open

I have installed wickr deb installation using the code sudo gdebi wickr.deb. But the application won't start. It just remains in the taskbar with the icon glowing and then its gone after a while. The ...
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Wake-on-LAN broken on 64 bit, works on 32 bit

How can I get WOL to work on 64 bit Ubuntu? It's a wierd situation. The hardware is a heavily modified ASUS G75VW 3D. Windows and 32 bit Ubuntu work fine for Wake on LAN. The motherboard has a minor ...
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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 get a Canon PIXMA ip1900 to work?

I have a new canon photo printer (pixma ip1900) and I have a minor problem - the deb for it is 32bit and my system is 64bit. I can use the ppd file in the deb, but I need some pstcanonij program that ...
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not all RAM recognised ~3.3 of 8GB [on hold]

I recently installed some new RAM so that I have 8GB (4x2GB sticks). The Bios displays all four sticks, however Ubuntu only shows about 3.3GB available. Both the system details and info from terminal ...
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how can i install jdk-8u91-linux-x64.tar.gz on ubuntu [duplicate]

I downloaded jdk-8u91-linux-x64.tar.gz from the Oracle website. How can I install jdk-8u91-linux-x64.tar.gz? I have tried apt-get install jdk-8u91-linux-x64.tar.gz and also sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Help Ubuntu 16.04 - Slowest OS I've ever encountered!

Laptop - Panasonic Toughbook CF-C1 Processor I5 Harddrive - 256gb SSD Ram - 4GB I installed Ubuntu 16.04 onto this machine. No matter what I do on this machine, it takes between 3 and 15 seconds to ...
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Can't login to Ubuntu 14.04 after upgrade

I have a problem that i never seen before. I upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 64bit to 14.04 using the following command: $ sudo update-manager -d After that I can't login to my user account, when I log it ...
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After install ubuntu 12.10 cannot boot to windows 8 ( pre-installed)

recently I have bought a lenovo z580 with pre installed windows 8 and I have installed ubuntu 12.10 ( secure boot was enabled when I was installing ubuntu after the installation I disabled it) I can ...
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I installed Lubuntu 32 bit on 64 bit system. How should I go about upgrading to 64 bit?

I already downloaded de 64 bit iso, I just don't know what's gonna happen, is it gonna make a third partition on my disk drive (currently have 2, one windows one lubuntu)? Do I have to delete the ...
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How to make Brother DCP540CN scanner function in 16.04 LTS

I've been using Ubuntu for a few years and I'm very happy with it. Two days ago I wiped my hard drive and installed 16.04 LTS (64 bit). I was using 14.04 LTS prior to this. since doing this I've been ...
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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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32 bit vs. 64 bit Ubuntu on a Samsung Netbook NC-210

does anyone know if it is possible to run a 64-bit Ubuntu on a Samsung Netbook NC-210? And would there be advantages of using a 64 bit Ubuntu over the 32 bit version? In the MS Windows world this ...
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Does Ubuntu 16.04 support intel 64 bit processers [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit LTS for a while and I'd love to try Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit LTS. In Ubuntu download page I found 64-bit ISO image as ubuntu-16.04-desktop-amd64.iso, I am bit confused ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 additional drivers microcode AMD-E1 APU

So i was poking around with the Ubuntu 16.04, and i checked the additional drivers settings, and found this: I wonder if i should use it, I've seen similar questions since i have seen this option ...
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How do I install Citrix receiver?

Has anyone managed to get the Citrix receiver client (icaclient) working in Ubuntu?
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How to start Citrix client in Chrome/Chromium?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 (64) and Chromium 43.0.2357.81. But when I log in to the customer, the file launch.ica is downloaded but the Citrix app doesn't start automatically. But if I go to the drive, ...
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Can't run “dpkg --add-architecture i386” on 12.04 64-bit to run eclipse ADT

Running ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. I am trying to follow the steps written at the end of this page under the Heading : Installing Android SDK compat libraries. I am doing it in order to solve this problem. ...
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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 disable microphone volume auto adjustment in Cisco Webex

I am using Cisco Webex for the online meetings, the problem is that the microphone volume automatically goes to maximum and I just can't decrease it. Is there any way to solve this problem? Any help ...
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Trying to run live usb of 16.04 Intel NUC5PPYU

I already have 14.04 running and would like to try 16.04 as live usb however it only gets part way through and hangs. My system is an Intel NUC5PPYH 64bit. I have already tried running a 14.04 DVD to ...
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Text installer freezes at the language selection panel on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (UEFI)

I just downloaded the newest Version of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (http://releases.ubuntu.com/16.04/) and created a USB UEFI boot media (with rufus 2.8). Boot is going fine, but when i press "install 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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Ubuntu startup disk creator cannot burn bootloader!

I installed 32 bit Ubuntu on 64 bit hardware. I downloaded the 64 bit ISO, then tried using the startup disk creator. It worked well, until time to burn the bootloader. It said that Startup Disk ...
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Cannot use a 32bit prefix on Wine installation on 64-bit Xubuntu 15.10

When I create a prefix with: WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.wine winecfg I get the error: wine: '/home/user/.wine' is a 32-bit installation, it cannot support 64-bit applications. I need a 32bit ...
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Making my 32-bit program code compile on 64-bit Ubuntu (looking for safe path)

I have for the first time installed a 64-bit Ubuntu on my laptop. Now I am looking for a way to compile my old biology C++ project on this OS. I have a .sh file that installs all necessary packages ...
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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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Problem starting Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit

After installing and updating, whenever I start Steam, it gives me the following error: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically [2015-05-02 16:48:39] Startup - ...
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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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Windows vs Linux/Ubuntu when it comes to Videos

I had made a sort of interview with Non-programmer using Linux. Recently, the article was posted somewhere in FB and several people contacted me; most of the approach: "Open Software FTW!", which is ...
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Install 32 bit OpenJFX in 64Bit Ubuntu

I'm still not sure of this will fix my printing problem, but I'm trying to revert my Java into a 32 bit version, after finding out my 64 bit Java doesn't communicate with CUPS. (Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit) ...
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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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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 do I install the Epson L220 printer driver on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I have bought an Epson L220 printer and would like to install the drivers onto my HP Laptop. How do I get and install it on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (amd64 architecture)?
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Usb Wifi Device Stops Working

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 (AMD 64bit) on my desktop PC (HP-8200). I bought a generic '150Mbps Mini Wireless N Usb Adapter' off ebay for connecting to our wifi. The internet runs for a few minutes, ...
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Doom 3 BFG starts(native) but with purple and random colours

I had to install propietary AMD drivers because the open source ones would give black screen and low fps Sytem Specs: OS:Ubuntu Gnome 14.04LTS 64bits RAM:8GB VRAM:1GB Graphic card: AMD radeon R5 ...
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404 error with apt-get update, Don't have any PPA's

When running sudo apt-get update I get 404 errors, I don't have any PPA's. jeggy@Jeggy-XPS:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for jeggy: Ign http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com utopic InRelease Ign ...
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Trying anything to remove Chrome sources.list error

I keep getting the famous sources.list error even after trying to implement the supposed fix. My next thing is to try to totally remove chrome/chromium and start over. So I followed these removal ...
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KVM installation problem

I'm trying to install KVM for avd of android studio and I ran this command: sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm libvirt-bin ubuntu-vm-builder bridge-utils ia32-libs-multiarch But on running it gives me ...
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Blank screen when booting from USB drive

Here is what I have done: I downloaded the iso "ubuntu-12.04-desktop-amd64" I used Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.0.0 to make a bootable USB drive. I restarted PC and changed the boot option to USB ...
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How do I install steam on a 64bit system?

Alright so my computer is 64-bit and I only want to use Linux to install Steam, play Team Fortress 2 and get that penguin item but It's not working out for me. The version of Ubuntu I installed was ...
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64-bit Ubuntu seems to think it is 32-bit

Yesterday, I posted this thread, and got a reply, telling me to install 64-bit Ubuntu. I thought I already had a 64-bit copy, so I went to my system Details, and found that I did, indeed have an x64 ...
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How to try Ubuntu on a hp pavilion g7-1246ef computer that has no Linux suport for video card? (12.04)

I want to try Ubuntu on a hp pavilion g7-1246ef computer. I got it as a 64 bit system with a win7 64 bit but now it runs a 32 bit win 7 (due to canon printer driver issue). The Windows device manager ...
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Issues With Installing Steam

I am new to Ubuntu, and I am trying to install Steam on a 64 bit Ubuntu partition on my Macbook. My first try, I went to the Steam webpage, installed the installer there and opened it with the default ...
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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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Differing kernel versions for 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the same OS?

I have a laptop with side by side installation of 32-bit and 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04. I have just noticed that I have different kernel versions on these OS (see logs below): The 32 bit has kernel: ...
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Google Earth graphics card problem in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I am struggling to get Google Earth working properly in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. The program opens correctly and does not crash, as many report over the web. But it has trouble working with the graphics ...
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Change from Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 32 bit to Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 64 bit on Intel Core i5-2410M

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 32 bit on a Toshiba Satellite P755-S5265 laptop and it works fine. The processor is an Intel Core i5-2410M (64 bit). I am preparing to install AutoQ3D and ...
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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 & ...