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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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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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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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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Difference between the i386 download and the amd64?

What is the difference between standard i386 download and the amd64 download of Ubuntu 11.04? I am currently running the i386 on an amd machine, would my system work better with the amd64 download ...
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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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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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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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portable Virtual Machine

I'd like to create a virtual machine with virtualbox and use it on different computers. The problem is that I need to work on my programming projects on different machines and syncing them over the ...
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How many packages exist for each supported architecture? [closed]

That's it. How can I know how many i386, arm64, armhf, ppc64el and amd64 packages exit available in repos?
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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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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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“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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For better performance should I install 32-bit or 64-bit?

I don't know much about 32 bit and 64 bit. I had been using 32 bit and it's crashed (not working properly and i don't know how to recover) question here..... and i don't have backup and i run on 3.2 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What computer architectures are available?

Where can I find a list of which architectures are available for Ubuntu, and which of those have official support from Canonical?
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Is my processor 64 or 32 bit?

I am on Ubuntu and I did this command: $ uname -a Linux slabrams-desktop 2.6.32-29-generic #58-Ubuntu SMP Fri Feb 11 19:00:09 UTC 2011 i686 GNU/Linux Does it mean I am on 32bit or 64 bit processor? ...
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Compile 32bit kernel on 64bit machine

I'm trying to compile a kernel for a 32bit single-core Intel Atom machine. Needless to say, the compile is taking inordinate amounts of time. It's been going for 2 hours and it's still only halfway ...
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Installing 64bit ubuntu on Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5870 , possible?

I'm thinking if it's possible to use a 64bit ubuntu on a dual cpu architecture ? How can i tell from /proc/cpuinfo ? processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 6 model : 15 model ...
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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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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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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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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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Why x64 bit version is way more faster than x32?

Lately I noticed that my old laptop (Toshiba Satellite L500-1DT) works better with x64 based Ubuntu version, than x32. Well with faster I meant - Adobe Flash videos and apps works much better. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...