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

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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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Is it possible to install Ubuntu on my Windows 8 computer without any CD or USB drive?

Please read entire post CAREFULLY before answering. This question will make you confused if you don't. Information (May skip :P) OS : Windows NT 6.2 (Windows 8 K) Equipped hard disk Total 1TB, 1 ...
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which one should i choose for my PC [on hold]

the things which i saw on the page is pasted same below , and the question if further posted under that . ============================================================================= Ubuntu 16.04 ...
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Now install Torrent TV on Ubuntu 15.10

As from source to collect fully working system view to the configured Torrent Television Media Server and 200 TV channels. I have not found where the depth of good governance on the issue. Or setup of ...
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This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU [duplicate]

This is NOT a duplicate. The other answers do not apply to this situation. When trying to boot a 64 bit image in a headless VirtualBox, I get This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only ...
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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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Is the 64-Bit version of Ubuntu only compatible with AMD CPUs?

I was told that computers with more than 2 gig's memory need a 64 bit operating system to utilize all RAM. Is the 64bit Ubuntu download really JUST for AMD processors? I am asking because the disk ...
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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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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: ...
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HDF5 and GSL library problem on Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit

I ran into errors in the installation of the FDTD software MEEP on Ubuntu.Although I have hdf5-tools and libhdf5 installed on my system(Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit), the make step of the installation of ...
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How to install Adobe Reader X in Ubuntu?

I want to install Adobe Reader X (10 or 11) in my system. But there is no native application available for Linux. After doing Google I have seen that Adobe Reader 10.1.14 is given gold rating with ...
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Ubuntu freezes during startup screen after rebooting after installing AMD graphics drivers

I have an Asus r7250 graphics card, which I plug two monitors into (1 VGA, one HDMI). Recently (today) I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on this computer (a desktop, 64 bit). Within Ubuntu, I was able to ...
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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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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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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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How do I configure a preseed to skip the language support question?

I'm attempting to create a preseed configuration file for automating the install of Ubuntu Server 10.04-4 LTS x64 via a bootable USB thumb drive and I've hit a major snag in the process. The ...
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Can't change gedit preferences and terminal preferences don't save

I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux in general. I've just started using it for one of my college courses and instead of having all of us install Linux on our machines they had us install a virtual machine ...
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Core i7 with 4GB - go 64 bit or stay 32bit..?

I have a Core i7 laptop with 4gb ram. In windows, the disadvantage of using the 32bit OS would be that a single app could not use more than 2gb of ram (+ the 2gb shared kernel-space memory) except ...
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How to add flash drive to apt get? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 15.10 on flash drive and need to get some files from mode. I did sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt to connect the usb drive. How do I get apt-get to know where my Ubuntu files are? I have a ...
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Fixing recursive fault but reboot is needed!

Trying to install uBuntu for the first time. Attempting to Dual Boot on a SSD with windows 10 fresh install. I have created a bootable USB from the ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso and when it boots i ...
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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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PlayOnLinux Unable to find 32bit opengl libraries Dual ATI Videocards

Im curently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64Bit So, i installed league of legends fine the first time with the opensource ATI Drivers provided by ubuntu itself with no issues at all, but it runs so slow ...
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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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Follow up on uTorrent guide

I followed the guide 1 of how to install uTorrent 3_3, while using Ubuntu 15.10, and it worked like a charm. I turned off my system, and today I’m eager to get started using uTorrent again. What are ...
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Cannot install Linux x64 [closed]

I have some problem - I want install from usb on my computer Ubuntu 14.04 x64, but I can't to do it, because when I loading from usb with Ubuntu I can see only black screen. But I can load computer ...
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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: ...
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QT Creator missing help files?

I have downloaded the offline installer for Qt 5.5.1 for Linux 64-bit. Whenever QT Creator starts, an error message appears saying that the Help cannot be loaded. ...
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Edubuntu LTSP amd64 not Loading with PXE

I have a computer lab running off of an i386 fat-client image right now. The image is being hosted via LTSP on Edubuntu 14.04.1 LTS with the client being the same desktop. However, the package system ...
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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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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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after new installation of Ubuntu on a virtual machine 64-bit reboot hanging

Virtual Box Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager Ubuntu download information General Name: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS 64-bit OS: Ubuntu (64-bit) System Base Memory: 1024MB Boot order: Floppy,Optical,Hard Disk ...
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I installed a 64-bit OS in a 32-bit processor

As the title suggest, I accidentally installed 64-bit Ubuntu 13.04 in a 32-bit processor, and it is working fine for now (actually I feel my PC became more responsive). Will there be any problem in ...
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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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64bit jackd with 32bit clients

Is it possible to use 64bit Jack Sound Server with 32bit applications like Wine, vsthost, Renoise? I'm trying to use this configuration but I got no sound and midi.
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Cannot Install Ubuntu: A TPM error (7) occured

Here's a quick back story. My school was throwing away a HP Compaq Pro 6300 Business PC with Win 7 on it. The boot time was terrible and the login required an administrative password that I did not ...
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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, [duplicate]

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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Ubunute Mate Sam4s Touch screen not working

So i have a SAM4s TITAN-150 Touch Screen Terminal, and so I installed Ubuntu Mate in it, and installed the Touch Driver Files. (SW602325_Elo_Linux_ST_USB_Driver_v4.0.1_i686) But i have many ...
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Huion 420 tablet + ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

I need help making my huion 420 tablet work with my ubuntu 14.04 64-bit computer, websites or instructional videos would be very helpful and thank you
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15.10 - unable to run 32bit wine

I have been trying to install wine on my 64bit Ubuntu 15.10 today and ran into some problems. I installed simply by running sudo apt-get install wine Now the issue is that I can't run the wine ...
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Is it safe to install old libraries? Wine issue

I'm trying to run Medal of Honor Allied Assault on my xubuntu 14.04 box. Yet, I get the following error: error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such ...
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My Ubuntu 14.04.03 installation does not pick up my c drive - Windows 10 [duplicate]

I am at my wits end, and google wont give me any new answers. Could you please help. My wants and needs Installation does not look like the guide. I want to overwrite Windows 10. (Initially along ...
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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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ATI HD 4xxx drivers help needed. :/

I am stuck here because of no support for my other old ATI HD4670 ddr3 support. I need drivers but just do not know, how to find them. I went to AMD's website they do have old drivers available for ...
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ATI/AMD or Nvidia [duplicate]

I have an old graphics card Ati radeon HD 4670 1gb DDR 3 card. This card doesn't get anymore update from AMD. So that means I will have to use old driver updates. How do I update it's drivers?
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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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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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Best architecture for me

I've been using Linux for a couple of years now. My first Linux OS was Ubuntu, and since then I used Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Arch Linux, openSUSE and Debian. My computer specs are the following (really bad ...
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Second monitor full screen flash problem 12.04

I occasionally plug in a second larger monitor to watch videos, what happens is that when I full screen the flash video it jumps to the width of both the screens put together and won't snap to the ...
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Ubuntu Server Guests on esXi - x32 or x64?

So I currently have about ~10/15 Ubuntu Server linux guests on my esXi host machine. I read that XenServer reccomends x32 if you are going to give the guest less that 4gb ram. Specifically it ...
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problem in installing Epson Scanner in Lubuntu 15.10 (64bits)

I used my Epson scanner L210 on Lubuntu 15.04 32bits, but after changing to Lubuntu 15.10 64bits, I'm not able to use it again! I downloaded driver from here: Epson L210 scanner driver I followed ...