Running or compiling binaries made for CPU architectures different than the host system

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Is my system able to run 64-bit OS?

I am using 32-bit Ubuntu 14.4 LTS. How can I tell if my computer can run a 64-bit os? I am confused between architecture and CPU op-mode. An excerpt from /proc/cpuinfo: $ grep " lm " /proc/cpuinfo ...
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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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fl studio + wine = CPU overload, why?

I've installed Ubuntu 14, 15 and mate only to find that when I run fl studio through wine it max's out the CPU when I try the free track at the beginning of the program. My laptop is an Acer aspire ...
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Is it a problem to have packages with “amd64” architecture when I have an intel cpu? [duplicate]

I am trying to debug a scanner install failure and when checking if the required packages were present or not I saw a difference in the package architecture. $ dpkg -l | grep Brother ii brscan-skey ...
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Can Ubuntu run on a Mac with PowerPC? [duplicate]

I have an iMac with a PowerPC chip in it. Can Ubuntu run on it? I have Mac OS X 10.4.11 running on it right now. The brand is Apple.
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Can I totaly install Ubuntu 64bit on my computer? [duplicate]

I run the lscpu command on Ubuntu and this is the result: Architecture: i686 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit Byte Order: Little Endian CPU(s): 2 On-line ...
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apt-get searching for binary-armhf with INTEL i7 CPU

When I run: apt-get update I receive the following errors: Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com trusty/main armhf Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.13 80] Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com ...
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Downloading Ubuntu: wich version to download? [duplicate]

for a 32bit/2GRAM Dell Laptop, i'll be required to download the Ubuntu 64bit or the 32bit version? Looking forward for help, and thank's for the support!
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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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Is this CPU architecture information from lscpu normal?

With command lscpu I have output as follows: Architecture: x86_64 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit Byte Order: Little Endian CPU(s): 4 On-line CPU(s) list: ...
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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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Does “Trusty Tahr” support EFI ia32?

Does "Trusty Tahr"(Ubuntu 14.04) supports ia32 booting?
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Architecture - 32-bit handling 64-bit instructions

tomasz@tomasz-lenovo-ideapad-Y530:~$ lscpu Architecture: i686 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit Byte Order: Little Endian CPU(s): 2 On-line CPU(s) list: 0,1 ...
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How do I run a 64-bit guest in VirtualBox?

I would like to have an Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit test environment. When I try booting the Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit installation CD in VirtualBox, the following message is displayed by VirtualBox: VT-x/AMD-V ...
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How do I check if I have a 32-bit or a 64-bit OS?

I downloaded and installed the latest 11.04 version from the official Ubuntu site. However I don't know if it installed the 32-bit or 64-bit version. In Windows 7 I could right click My PC and there ...