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

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wine vs wine64 binary on 64-bit Ubuntu

Installing Wine provides me with two wine binary executables that I can use to run programs with: wine and wine64. How do they differ and where should I use each of them?
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit - Provides in a package not working

I have recently switched over to 14.04 64bit from 12.04 32bit. I use packages that are built by my company and I have added architecture dependency in the sources.list file like: deb [arch=i386] ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wi-fi disconnect

After Installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit , my wifi after time off, the dmesg tells me the following: wlan0 : deauthenticated from 00:40:10:10:00:03 ( Reason : 7) [ 1201.967245 ] cfg80211 : Calling ...
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System very slow except while running Smartmontools selftest

I am quite new to Ubuntu. I have a L430 Lenovo with i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz × 4 , 4GB Ram, dual boot with Windows 7. HDD 500 GB TOSHIBA MK5061GSY. Every 10/15 seconds the HDD light turns on for 2-3 ...
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Terminal will not start

I am running Chrubuntu 15.04 64-bit on my Acer C720 Chromebook. When I try to open the terminal nothing will happen. The same result when I try to open it from xterm. I have looked around and can not ...
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Esterel Compiling in Ubuntu 64 bit

The latest version of esterel is available only in 32 bit. Installed it in 64 bit ubuntu. When compiling esterl to C. I haven't get any errors. esterel -simul foo.strl cc -c foo.c While running: ...
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Aptitude - Both 64 & 32-bit packages being selected

In aptitude, I selected the xubuntu-desktop task and was presented with a large number of package conflicts, per this example: It seems that both the 32- and 64-bit versions of packages are being ...
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Black screen after login when installing Mesa 10 from source

I wanted to update my Mesa version to 10.0, so I compiled it from source, installed it, rebooted and when I logged in, I had a black screen with only my mouse visible. I have reinstalled Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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USB Ports not Recognizing Devices?

I have a particularly odd problem, that I can't seem to solve. I recently just booted Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to my Desktop, the strange thing about it is, that only the USB 3.0 ports on the front recognize ...
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64 bit Ubuntu for HP Proliant DL160 G6 Server?

Does this 32 bit Ubuntu download mean that I can install only 32 bit Ubuntu on my HP Proliant DL160 G6 which has the Intel Xeon L5520 processor that handles both 64/32bit ? I would like to take ...
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How do I install ia32-libs-multiarch

I'm trying to install ia32-libs-multiarch but I get the following error. What am I doing wrong? Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 IBM SPSS Statistics throws Java error

I use ubuntu version 12.10 64 bit. After I installed IBM SPSS Statistics v 21.0.0.0, I get the following java error, when trying to run the program: Exception in thread ...
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Why won't Ubuntu boot with a series 5 ATI along with the Series 6 AMD's?

My setup is as follows: 2 AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series and a ATI Radeon HD 5670 Xubuntu 12.04 64bit and in case it makes a difference my Motherboard is a ASUS Formula IV. The driver versions I have ...
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12.04.02 USB Installer, x86 works, x64 doesn't

so I downloaded both 32-bit and 64-bit flavors of 12.04.2 (MD5 checks out); don't want 12.10 since I prefer LTS. I used Universal USB Installer ...
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Change Bootloader title to include bit

Secondlife runs on 32 bit linux. I've tried WINE, Crossover, and installing the 32 bit libraries. Nothing has worked so now I'm having to install a 32 bit copy of Ubuntu as a second partition just to ...
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Both 64-bit and 32-bit support for development purposes

I'm looking for directions to complete in the most convenient way (well at least without lots of troubles) set up as in subject. I need (probably): 64 bit platform for running 64-bit Vmware Win7 ...
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12.10 64-bit does not want to work with the GTX 670

I have been trying to install Quantal AMD64 on the following PC: ASUS P8Z77-I Deluxe LGA (Z77-based) Ivy Bridge i5-3570K (overclocked but why would that matter?) EVGA GTX 670 Dual Samsung 830 Series ...
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Cannot install “ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphics driver” (SystemError)

I have just installed a fresh copy of 12.04.1 64bit. I formatted my PC completely and enabled updates during the installation. After the installation was complete, I went on updating my software. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit problems with Geforce GTX 580 dual screen:

Since Ubuntu 12.04 LTS has been released I have no luck at all with this release on my desktop or laptop. I've looked all over the internet and I see allot of other user having problems aswell. I had ...
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Wrong system architecture detected

I have recently reinstalled my Ubuntu 14.04 (after introducing some changes to the disk) and I have run into a strange problem. I have 64 bit processor and I've installed 64 bit system (as shown in ...
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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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libglu1-mesa-dev, how to keep both i386 and amd64 packages

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit I want to build both 32-bit and 64-bit app under 64-bit Ubuntu. I have a problem with package libglu1-mesa-dev, when I install i386 package, it removes amd64, and ...
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After 15.10 upgrade, sometimes I have suddendly no more internet connection

After having upgraded to 15.10 from 15.04, it happens randomly, I couldn't yet find a schema. Sometimes I have no more connection elect@elect-desktop:~$ ping 8.8.8.8 connect: Network is unreachable ...
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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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Is there an app that lets me track the browser activities?

Is there an app that lets me track the Firefox activities (what web pages are opened/closed while the computer is turned on)?
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Synaptic Package Manager is unable to load package indexes after update

I found it interesting that an update/upgrade broke the ability of the Synaptic Package Manager to update from the archives. I do not know what information may be helpful: Ubuntu 14.04 / AMD 64
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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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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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“You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6” The common fixes don't work,

Running Linux 14.04 trusty I have this exact same problem as this I have also tried the common fixes but get no where. Some one is trying to steal my steam account, but I only have a linux ...
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Problem installing g++

I typed sudo apt-get install g++ then got the output: g++ depends on g++-4.8 (>=4.8.2-5~) but it will not be installed Then I continued sudo apt-get install g++-4.8 then got g++-4.8 ...
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Can i make 64 - bit Firefox use 32 - bit Java and how?

I am a newbie when it comes to Ubuntu, so please endure my ignorance... I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 for safety reasons and to have a desktop with no distractions for study. The Study I am attending ...
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How to trace the reason of system reboot?

I've been searching the answer here, but no result yet. Here is what I have found so far. $ cd /var/log $ last -f wtmp.1 reboot reboot system boot 3.16.0-30-generi Mon Jun 29 13:38 - 09:44 ...
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Unstable wifi connection in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit on Asus R510J

I have recently upgraded to 14.04 64-bit and since then my connection to my home WiFi network has become unstable, the computer often randomly disconnects and the ping commands often indicates loss of ...
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Ubuntu crashes frequently

I recently moved from Windows to Ubuntu 14.04LTS 64-bit OS. Initially everything worked really well. However for the last couple of weeks Ubuntu started behaving crazy. The transition from good to ...
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multiarch support with ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

I have tried to install armhf packages in ubuntu 14.04 64-bit machine. I have added armhf architecture using dpkg --add-architecture armhf. Then I installed like apt-get install libgtk2.0-dev:armhf ...
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Ubuntu 64 bit and VM VB

I am currently running the last stable 64 bit Ubuntu version on a VM with VirtualBox on W7 pro 64 bits. I have tried several configurations, with some the sluginesh almost dissapeared, but I cant ...
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Firefox back button middle click

I used to middle click on the back button in firefox to open the last page in a new tab. Unfortunately this stopped working for me on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I tried to remove it via sudo apt-get purge ...
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Scilab turns off itself

I installed scilab. Program allows me to do the following: navigate menus search blocks. solve a=4+7; But there are problems Try to solve without ";" like a=4+7 and than hit enter: program ...
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ACPI tables/DSDT tables not available in Ubuntu 14.04. How to restore?

I am working now for 3 weeks at following problem. I wanted to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a new ASUS UEFI PC. Here was my first problem description with a question, but nobody answered: Has the ...
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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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Installing IBM Installation Manager (32-bit) on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (64-bit)

Can someone help on Installing IBM Installation Manager (32-bit) on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (64-bit)? Here's the steps attempted so far: Installed 64-bit Installation Manager (IM) on 64-bit Ubuntu LTS ...
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Switched from 32 to 64bit kernel. How to install 64bit packages?

I followed this answer and installed 64bit version of kernel. uname -m print x86_64, so it's working. When tried to install 64bit Chrome, Software Center complained about libcups:amd64. Tried to ...
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How to find 64 bit ubuntu 12.04 on this webpage?

Sorry for such a simple question. I want to install 64 bit ubuntu 12.04 on Intel PC. At this link, http://releases.ubuntu.com/12.04/ various download links for ISO files are available. I have a ...
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black and white vertical lines in ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit yesterday in my PC. But today, desktop turned into striped lines many times and I had nothing to do except pressing the power button on CPU. Don't know why ...
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Virtualbox 3D acceleration doesn't work with Ubuntu 12.04

I'm running 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 as Virtualbox guest, host is Windows 7 64 bit. Ubuntu works slowly if I disable 3D acceleration in Virtualbox and painfully slowly if I enable it. I have followed ...
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NoneType object has no attribute 'get_info'

Still same problem! Trying to install ubuntu 14.04 into Vista (amd64), landing at NoneType object has no attribute 'get_info'. DL iso three times, md5 ok, and tried once as metalink (force-wubi). ...
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unable to connect to wifi

My Ubuntu laptop cannot connect to WiFi automatically. I have to restart my laptop for more than one time to connect to WiFi.what could be the problem?
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How to install on Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D

I would like to know how to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15 D that has Windows 8 based on UEFI firmwares and has hidden partitions for recovery, so i saw a lot of YouTube videos ...
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Installing and Configuring Mumble Server

I'm looking to setup a Mumble Server. I will be running it from an Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) powered VPS provided by DigitalOcean. Setup of the server seems easy, install the murmur package, however it is ...