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

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How do I upgrade from x86 to x64 without losing settings?

Is there an easy way to upgrade the system to x64 from x86 without losing settings and having to repartition etc?
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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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Problem installing ubuntu 15.04 (64 bit) in Virtualbox 5.0

I am trying to install 64 bit Ubuntu in virtual-box 5.0.x as guest OS inside a 32 bit Ubuntu 14.04 host. I tried both 14.10 and 15.04 (both 64 bit) without success. When the tried installing ...
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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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Running Live with 4GB RAM. 32-bit or 64-bit?

I have a laptop with 4GB RAM and it is fully 64-bit capable. However I prefer to run Ubuntu from Live CD or USB. This takes 2GB of the RAM as the main drive. Does that leave me with 2GB of RAM? ...
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gcc segmentation fault on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to compile a C program on Ubuntu precise 12.04. Here's the program: #include <stdio.h> int main(int argc, char** argv) { printf("Hello World!"); return 0; } My gcc version is ...
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Can I Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64 bit) in hp compaq 6910p Notebook?

I am using windows xp in my hp compaq 6910p notebook. I want to migrate myself from windows to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS system. My notebook ram is 3GB (and virtual ram is 10GB for C drive where windows ...
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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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installed 32 bit Ubuntu need to install 64 bit Ubuntu please help!

When Windows 10 destroyed my data on my Laptop A friend came over and introduced me to Ubuntu. I love it!! but he installed 32 bit version and I have a 64 bit machine. I have noticed that my PC has ...
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How can I solve this problem “Input signal out of range”?

I installed ubuntu 12.10LTS 64-bit through windows however I see nothing since the screen becomes black and shows this messenge"Input signal out of range". I have read about some solutions but none ...
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How to find why 64 bit application can run on 14.04 but not 12.04?

I have a 64 bits application (lmutil from Xilix Vivado tool). Which can run on 14.04, there's not problem. But when I run it on 12.04, I got the error: bash: ./lmutil: No such file or directory Is ...
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How to install i386 (32bit) boost-regex library to amd64 (64bit) system, 15.04

I tried to use this command: sudo apt-get install libboost-regex1.55-dev:i386 And i have some errors: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU

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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VLC player - problem with HD/fullHD videos

I have Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon 64bit OS. My problem is with VLC player - when I play some HD/fullHD videos - a screen freeze 2 or 3 times per minute. Screen show me actual video with weird cube and ...
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XPCOM error 0x80004005 with RTC 4.0.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

I had a problem when I start Rational Team Concert 4.0.6 which is installed on Rational Software Architect 9.1.2 (eclipse 4.2) on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I also had the same problem as described by this ...
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Ubuntu 64 bit Machinarium: error while loading shared libraries: libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0 [closed]

I just downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 final beta 64 bit and every program that I use work flawlessly with the exception of "Machinarium" a very cool flash game. The game doesn't have a .deb package and I ...
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Green Bars Next to Cursor after Suspend 14.04

After resuming from a suspend in Ubuntu 14.04, I get a rectangular box filled with colored bars/lines that follows my cursor with a constant offset from it. The bars are sometimes green and sometimes ...
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Installed 11.10, but it's not detecting all 8GB of RAM, only 3.9GB. BIOS sees 8GB

Just installed 11.10, but it's not detecting all 8GB of RAM. System Info says there are 3.9GB. Bios doesn't have a problem recognizing all 8. free -m results in: total used ...
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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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Problems re-installing Ubuntu from 32-bit to 64-bit

I was using 32-bit version of Ubuntu 14.04 and wanted to upgrade to 64-bit as my laptop supports that architecture and I wanted to make full use of the extra ram I have. I backed up all my data, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit - computer shuts down by itself

After I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit on my Lenovo ThinkPad T61 today, I could boot up Ubuntu without problem but after I run the Software Center, Additional Driver, or Firefox, the computer will shut ...
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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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How can I use Cisco WebEx in Firefox on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.10

Looking at [1] it looks like there is a solution for getting webex run on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. However it does not work on Ubuntu 14.10. Do you have any ideas? [1] How can I use Cisco WebEx in ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04: How can I set dual screen display correctly with .xprofile?

I am experiencing a dual monitor problem using .xprofile to change DVI screen resolution. I am running Ubuntu 14.04.3 Trusty Tahr in dual screen mode. Primary screen output is HDMI; other screen ...
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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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Whatever the command I give

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and amd64 bit processor Whatever the command I give(Except sudo apt-get autoclean), I'm getting the below response :- dpkg: error processing package libuuid1:amd64 ...
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“CPU is not compatible with 64 bit mode” error trying to install Windows 7 (64 Bit) on VirtualBox

I installed VirtualBox from the Software Center on 64-bit Ubuntu 11.10. When I try to install a 64-bit Windows 7 guest I get the following error: Attempting to load 64 bit however this CPU is not ...
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How to upgrade PHP version to the latest stable released version? Let's say how to upgrade from PHP 5.5.19 to PHP 5.5.20?

I'm using a system running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit OS. I'm currently using following PHP version on this machine: Command used to get the below info at terminal : php -v Details I got are as ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 recognizes me only 3GB of free space

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 64-bits and it worked perfectly (during days), until now. Suddenly several error messages coming from anywhere tell me that I have no free space on the disk. And now the ...
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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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Installing Ubuntu 14.10 (64-bit) on a Windows 8 bay trail atom tablet

For those of you wondering, this is not actually a question, it's a guide. "How can I install 64-bit Ubuntu on my 32-bit UEFI Bay Trail atom tablet?"
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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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Apt-get upgraded package from 32bit to unsupported 64bit - why and how to revert?

Recently the repository of qtox had to change its domain and the new one only contains only 64bit builds at the moment. However, I'm on 15.04 32bit and can't run any 64bit software. Now when I last ...
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Error while trying to install ATI/AMD proprietary drivers (post-release update)

I tried to install the proprietary driver which is available for my graphics card. There are 2 available drivers; "ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphics driver (post-release updates)" and "ATI/AMD ...
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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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Google Chrome won't Start - Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: “adwaita”

Google Chrome won't start after a recent apt-get upgrade. I can't figure out what I'm missing, and google doesn't turn up many results for these errors: $ google-chrome ...
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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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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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HDMI Audio on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am running 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 on an Intel NUC box that has a built in audio card with HDMI connection. I had the audio working previously following an answer in the thread listed below (download ...
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How to build a 32-bit deb file on a 64-bit machine?

I have followed this answer to get the build dependencies for what I am building, and then actually compile the source and build it into a deb file, however I am needing to create a deb file for ...
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Problems with Eclipse and Android SDK

I installed Eclipse, openjdk6 and downloaded and extracted the sdk manager file. Now, When I created an Android project I got the following error: 2012-06-06 18:44:40 - contactManager] ...
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Blue screen error while upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu 14.04 -Different question [duplicate]

I got blue screen error in my Desktop PC when I'm trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04. I am able to login from the putty and do the work from the command-line but I'm unable to see ...
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I have MS Office 2010 64 bit SP2 which I would like to install on Ubuntu 14.04, how do I go about doing that? [duplicate]

I have MS Office 2010 64 bit SP2 (from my university) which I would like to install on Ubuntu 14.04, how do I go about doing that? I have Wine 1.6 (not sure if there is a specific -bit version I ...
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Eclipse (ADT) crash Failed to write core dump. Core dumps have been disabled

i found my problem here: how to fix “Failed to write core dump. Core dumps have been disabled” error while running java and here: Eclipse crashing on startup and here: Eclipse continue crash Nothing ...
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mysql-server hangs on setting password

Every time I try install mysql-server it hangs on this screen This is the case of not entering a password, but when I do enter a password it hangs on this screen after pressing OK I've been ...
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Install wine1.6-amd64 from ubuntu-wine ppa asked for installing wine1.6-i386 as well

When installing wine1.6 and wine1.6-amd64 from ppa:ubuntu-wine on Kubuntu 12.10 (quantal), it always asked me for installing wine1.6-i386 root@ezgo64:/etc/apt/sources.list.d# LC_ALL=C apt-get ...
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Can't install wine (or ia32-libs) in Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit

As already pointed out here, people seems to have issues with installing wine in the latest version of Ubuntu. I'm suspecting this only happens with 64 bit users. For example, when trying to install ...