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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Shouldn't the Ubuntu Architecture Be Updated for Systemd?

The https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuArchitecture has not been updated since August 2014 and was thinking it should probably have Systemd info since I believe it has replaced Upstart.
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Screen freezing after installing i386

So after installing i386, my screen starts to freeze every time I start doing anything resource intensive. This leads me to have to perform a hard reset. Freeze is defined as: all processes keep ...
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How do I uninstall 64 bit java jdk so I can install 32 bit?

I thought my computer is 64 bit so I downloaded the 64 bit JDK and tried to install it but it failed. Then I tried installing the 32 bit JDK but it refuses as some of the 64 bit package are still ...