Architectures usually refer to the difference between 32-bit x86 (i386) and 64-bit x86-64 (amd64/em64t) processors. Both are distinct architectures.

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DEB file not installing, wrong architecture?

I just tried to install a program from Atom.IO, it's a really nice coding text editor. However, when I open the .deb file, it opens the software center and throws the error "Wrong architecture ...
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Why does Ubuntu Download recommend 64-bit install?

Why would Ubuntu as a generalized statement recommend its 64 bit “flavour”? As far as I understand a 64-bit OS can only be installed on a 64-bit hardware (CPU), i.e. 32-bit and 64-bit OS can be ...
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Architecture of a virtual OpenStack deployment (Juju/MAAS) with 1 physical node

I'd like to demonstrate some of OpenStacks HA/FT features (most importantly live migration and storage replication). For that purpose, I have a machine with 32 GB RAM and a Xeon e3v2 with 4 cores (8 ...
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System activities recording

Is there any tool (or commands) available for Ubuntu which can record all the activities happening in system up-to thread level/architechture level? I need to understand and solve various of my ...
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32 or 64 bit, which one is suitable for 3GB RAM but legacy specs? [closed]

Well, today when I headed to download page, there were 3 options for me as follows: 64 Bit 32 Bit (for machines with less than 2 GB RAM) 64 Bit Mac (AMD64) I know that you need a good system to ...
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How do I check if installed VLC is 64 bit or 32 bit?

How do I check if installed VLC is 64 bit or 32 bit, if I installed using: sudo apt-get install vlc
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electric diagrams applications [duplicate]

I'm currently want to install an application to draw electric diagrams but I do not succeed. I want to know if these applications exist for ubuntu, and if so, how to do to install?
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How to install Ubuntu on i586 SBC

I want to install the latest version of Ubuntu on a Winsystems PCM-VDX-1-256 SBC. The cpu is a Vortex86DX SoC. This is i586 architecture (maybe i486). It contains 12 serial ports, A CF card socket, ...
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error while Installing the ubuntu OS [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 on the virtual box on my HP laptop it has following configurations: 6Gb RAM i3-3110M CPU @ 2.40GHz 64-bit Operating System But while it installs the OS it shows ...
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lscpu shows me “op-mode:32-bit, 64-bit”, what it means?

lscpu outputs me this information: CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit Does this mean my Ubuntu is running under 32 or 64 bits processor ?
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What are the biggest disadvantages of using a 64bit version of linux over a 32bit and vice-versa [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu 12.10 for some time now, but I am very limited when it comes to installing some software such as wine that won't run on a 64bit. I want to know what are the biggest ...
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Installing legends kubuntu 13.10 x64

I am running Kubuntu 13.10 x64. I am trying to install legends from playdeb repo. It won't let me install legends because the "data" file doesn't have the ":i386" behind it. it says that there are ...
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apt-build on ubuntu, if I change processor will give problem?

I installed apt-build on Ubuntu, it is a program that compiles and installs programs. It compiles optimally for the user processor and this makes programs run quickly. But I thought what if I change ...
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32 or 64 bit on 4GB ram acer netbook

I have a netbook with 4Gb RAM Should I choose 32 or 64 bit? What is the speed difference? How is the compatibility with 32bit applications?
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How can I run Ubuntu inside a virtual machine on Windows 7?

When I tried to run Ubuntu in Windows Virtual PC I got this error: This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot – please use a kernel appropriate for your ...
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laptop gets very hot

I have a laptop that has a i5 - 2430m processor with 4GB RAM. I installed a ubuntu 13.10 desktop amd64.iso and found that the laptop gets heated up more than usual. Should i install a 32 bit OS or a ...
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Where could I found a simple view of Ubuntu's architecture? [duplicate]

Using Ubuntu and AskUbuntu, I see all these key words: Linux Kernel (header) Gnome, Grub, Grub 2, Xorg, Unity, Compiz, Metacity, ... Could I get a view about those components (and probably other ...
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problem when i apt get update “precise/main armhf Packages 404 Not Found”

I try a restore my sorce list, change my server updates to main. But i still have the same problem. It all started when i try to instal the nvidia cuda toolkit. I fallow the guide to install the ...
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How do I install Opera for Linux in Ubuntu?

I have downloaded Opera for Linux 64-bit version, but when I try to install via Ubuntu Software Center it tells me it is the wrong architecture. What can I do?
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Is there way to check if users use Ubuntu Desktop amd64 or amd64+mac?

I believe uname -a on installation from both regular 64-bit and mac iso outputs the same info string. Is there way to tell apart their architectures?
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Should I choose 32-bit or 64-bit to install Ubuntu on a Macbook Pro Laptop?

Which installation do I choose for Apple Macbook Pro Laptop, 32-bit or 64-bit? My computer specs: 15-inch - Mid/Late 2007 - 2.4/2.2GHz
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architecture-independent performance monitor tool

I got to know "perf" tool in "linux-tools-3.2.0-43" for Ubuntu 12.04 which can monitor the performance counts for some micro-architectures, however, the tool is dependent to the cpu architecture and ...
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How to change 32-bit operating system into 64-bit operating system without changing the operating system [duplicate]

I have recently installed 32-bit Ubuntu 11.04 but actually my OS-PLATFORM is AMD 64-bit architecture.So with this i have Display problem. So tell me a better way to solve this, But i am not intrusted ...
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Which architecture should I install on Samsung N145 Plus? [duplicate]

I have a Netbook Samsung N145 plus and I want to know which of Ubuntu versions is the best for me. I will use GCC compiler on Ubuntu and some other programs for code development (Netbeans, Eclipse). ...
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“Depends: ia32-libs-multiarch but it is not installable” - Solution

I noticed this on 12.10 trying to get the Android SDK working. For 64 bit versions, it is required to install: sudo apt-get install ia32-libs However, under 64bit 12.10, I got the following error: ...
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How to upgrade a 32-bit distro to 64-bit without losing data? [duplicate]

Is it possible to upgrade Ubuntu from 11.10 32-bit to 12.10 64-bit (or the latest version out there) without losing any of my data (files, pictures, etc)? Is it possible to upgrade from 32-bit to ...
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Unable to run Ubuntu on Virtual box: Kernel require X86-6PU [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu on oracle virtual box but I am not able to. I tried the same about a year back and it worked like a charm. Here are the details: 1) Installed oracle virtual box version ...
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Is it possible to convert a 32-bit ubuntu installation to 64-bit? [duplicate]

As in title, is it possible to convert a 32 bit Ubuntu installation to 64 bit to read additional memory after performing a memory upgrade?
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Installing Ubuntu I get: please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU

I've downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 and 9.04 - Desktop, respectively and burned a them on separate DVD and CD. But when I run setup.exe or booting from drive E: I get a welcome display, choose language, ...
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13.04: Which version to install and when? [duplicate]

I'll soon get a new notebook with an Intel Core i7 (3rd gen) processor. I would like to install 64bit Ubuntu 13.04 on the notebook and have the following questions: Would one choose to install the ...
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LXC: Can I guarantee a certain level of CPU resources to a given container

We're going to use LXC to multi-purpose our hardware while keeping the various applications easy to manage, develop, upgrade, and logically segregated. What I want to know is if I can guarantee ...
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Why does Ubuntu always boot regardless of boot priority?

I am running Ubuntu 12.10. I thought I had installed 64-bit but somehow I had installed 32-bit. I wanted to install 64-Bit Ubuntu over the current installation with my flash drive but whenever I ...
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Is there a 64bit version of ubuntu for intel CPUs? [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 that I'm planning on dual booting with. I want to use Ubuntu 13.04, but on the daily builds download page there is only "PC (Intel x86) desktop image" listed for intel, ...
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What's the architecture of Ubuntu Phone?

Will Ubuntu Phone be more an Android or more a "normal" Linux? Or in other Words: will it be possible to have e.g. wxWidgets/wxWidgets-applications on it?
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How to install Google Earth or DraftSight for 64-bit OS?

I have Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit and can neither install Google Earth nor DraftSight, because it gives me error of architecture. However, both the softwares are for 64-bit. How do I install them correctly? ...
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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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What documents are available for Juju Design and Architecture?

Where do I find Juju Design and Architecture documents?
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How to specify target architecture in quickly apps?

I'm building a quickly-app, Do I have to specify somewhere the architecture (amd64,i386,etc) in which my app can run? Thanks in advance. Regards.
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DungeonDefenders does not start on Ubuntu 12.10 64bit

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 64bit with Gnome3 and the fglrx-updates graphics drivers. The drivers work good, i.e. with Grimrock(wine), OilRush or Rochard. Now, I bought the HumbleIndieBundle7 and want to ...
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How do I upgrade Ubuntu to amd64 from i386 on my dual boot system? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to “upgrade” from a 32bit to a 64bit installation? In my system, Windows and Ubuntu are installed alongside (dual boot). I wish to upgrade Ubuntu to 64 ...
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How do I fix boot error “Kernel requires a 86-64 cpu”?

My desktop pc gives the following error when trying to install from a cd: Kernel requires a 86-64 cpu only detected a i686 cpu unable to boot My pc is a Medion, 160GB hard drive, Pentium 4 ...
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How can I switch a 64-bit installation to a 32-bit one?

I want to turn my 64-bit installation into a 32-bit one. So far, I've tried to install a 32-bit kernel using this command: sudo apt-get install linux-image:i386 linux-image-generic:i386 ...
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do I have ubuntu 64-bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I determine if I am running 32 bit or 64 bit OS? I installed Ubuntu on a Lenovo x61 laptop. I assumed that would be a 32-bit version of the software. How can I ...
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Ubuntu Slow - What architecture does the Windows Installer install?

I feel absolutely limited by using Windows, and I need to switch to a Unix environment. I once installed Red Hat on my laptop (screen + external monitor setup; 4GB ram; x64) and it worked fine, but I ...
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How do I tell what type of CPU cache is in my laptop?

Is there an application for Ubuntu that could tell me details about CPU, CPU cache memory, memory hierarchy, cache architecture implemented in my system, cpu cache size, cpu cache, access cycle and ...
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is x86_64 a x86 or x64?

my ubuntu version is 12.04, and when cat /proc/version, it shows Linux version 3.2.0-23-generic (buildd@crested) (gcc version 4.6.3 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.6.3-1ubuntu4) ) #36-Ubuntu SMP Tue Apr 10 ...
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what is desktop environment and where is placed in linux architecture [closed]

What is the role of the desktop environment in the architecture of a Linux-based operating system like Ubuntu? Can anyone explain what a desktop environment is and how it relates to other components ...
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How to find architecture of my PC and Ubuntu?

When running uname -a, I get as output 41-Ubuntu SMP Mon Aug 13 17:59:54 UTC 2012 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux Can someone please explain to me why both i386 & i686 ? What exactly is my PC ...
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Is it possible to cross-compile .deb files using debhelper? How?

I have a package (Dymo CUPS drivers in this instance) that I need to compile to a .deb file to include in a private network's repositories. The source itself is sufficiently architecture independent ...
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Intel i7 7320QM 64 or 32 Bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit and which should I choose? Well, I've recently bought an Alienware M17X and it has and Intel processor, which I've never ...