Questions that refer to the capability of a system to install and run applications of multiple different binary targets on the same system. For example running a 32bit linux application on a 64bit linux system.

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How to run WineTricks in 32 bit mode on a 64 bit system

I am using WineTricks to install some DLLs, but I'm encountering this problem when installing .NET framework: So, how do I run WineTricks in 32-bit mode?
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Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/binary-i386/Packages' as repository 'xxx' doesn't support architecture 'i386'

Getting below error message while issuing : sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease [95.8 kB] Ign:2 http://repo.mongodb.org/apt/debian wheezy/mongodb-org/3.2 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 libsdl2-2.0-0:i386 wants to downgrade xorg

Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS kernel 3.19, xorg 1.17 (vivid HWE stack) sudo apt-get install libsdl2-2.0-0:i386 gives the following output. This can't be right! I need this for pcsx2 1.4.0 Reading package ...
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Building multi-arch packages locally

It's the first time I try to build debian/ubuntu packages for different architectures. For this, I decided to use pbuilder using the .pbuilderrc script from ...
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How to install Guitar Pro 6 on Kubuntu 15.10 64bit?

first I have followed this description: installing gp6 in saucy by hacking the .deb file I assume, that it is outdated, because it does not work properly. After rebuilding the package and trying to ...
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AC3D - No such file or directory

I just downloaded AC3D and extracted the zip in a folder in my home folder. I opened a terminal, CD'd to the folder and typed ./ac3d. But I get the following error message every time: bash: ./ac3d: ...
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Canon LBP6000 printer not working with Ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I am new to Linux and my Canon LBP6000 printer isn't working with Ubuntu 14.04. I tried this question's answer as solution, but I didn't work. I tried the following ...
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What is the multiarch support for Google Earth 64 bit package? [duplicate]

The official Ubuntu page for Google Earth says this: Note to 64bit users: The 64bit debian package depends on ia32-libs which is deprecated and no longer available as of 13.10 Saucy. Use the ...
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Install Multiarch Libraries Simultaneously

I want to install both the amd64 and the armhf version of the library libcrypto++ on my pc for cross compilation. Is it possible to do that so that both libraries are present on my Pc at the same ...
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pcsx2 installation

Im a noob in over my head, can someone with experience help me (in a sort of step-by-step way would be nice) install pcsx2 in 64 bit ubuntu 15? I read something about chroot, but also multiarch, being ...
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32-bit lib wants to remove it's 64-bit counterpart

xubuntu 14.04, 64 bit. Installing libvpx1:i386 wants to remove libvpx1 and all of the programs that depend on it. From that library's very minimal dependencies, I can't figure out why it wants to ...
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Risky to remove all i386 packages on a 64-bits install? [duplicate]

I don't use any 32-bits app on my 64-bits Vivid so i want to remove all i386 packages but I wonder if this can be done safely. Thx for help ! Edit : Here's the return from the 'dpkg -l | grep i386' ...
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How to re-install libgcc1:i386 which breaks libgcc1?

So, I went and did something very stupid. I have ubuntu-toolchain-r repository added to repositories which has up to some time ago provided libgcc1:i386 among other things. For a some time now the ...
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Skype install on 14.04 Tried to trace the problem

I tried to install Skype on Ubuntu 14.04. I think i traced the problem back and need help. First i checked if multiarch is enabled. localhost@localhost-W54-55SU1-SUW:~$ dpkg --print-architecture ...
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Is wine still installable on a up-to-date ubuntu 14.10 (utopic) amd64 system?

Is there still a way to install wine on amd64? When I try to install wine, I end up with: $ sudo apt install wine1.6-i386 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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If I have an x64 capable CPU, but install a x86 Ubuntu distribution, can I still run 64bit executables? [duplicate]

Also, would it be possible to install a x64 kernel, to transform it to a full 64bit installation?
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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 install both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of package?

When I run sudo apt-get intall libcurl4-openssl-dev:i386 it removes libcurl4-openssl-dev package and vice-versa. Hot can I install both versions for building both 32-bit and 64-bit version of my ...
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unable to compile program using -m32 and gcc

I have installed multi2sim on my 64-bit Ubuntu machine. Both gcc 4.8 and 4.8.1 is installed in my system. Even after setting and exporting the LD_LIBRARY_PATH AND LD_INCLUDE_PATH, and installing the ...
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gcc won't link with -m32

Trying to compile even the simplest (int main(){}) program with -m32 on a 64-bit system fails: $ gcc -m32 test.c /usr/bin/ld: skipping incompatible /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-linux-gnu/4.8/libgcc.a when ...
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Can't run “dpkg --add-architecture i386” on 12.04 64-bit to run eclipse ADT

Running ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. I am trying to follow the steps written at the end of this page under the Heading : Installing Android SDK compat libraries. I am doing it in order to solve this problem. ...
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SSH->SCP connection without password prompt on every attempt

I would like to have a loop script run over two machines (with global IP), in which during the loop I have several scp command for exchanging the outputs of those executions. Do we have a way to ...
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How to correctly install libstdc++.so

It seems that no matter how I try, I am unable to install libstdc++.so. My guess is that this is supposed to be a symlink to libstdc++.so.VERSION or something. BUT, no package seems to be ...
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32-bit application (timeEdition) stopped working on new hardware

I got a new laptop and copied the partitions of the old harddisk onto the new one (/ and /home) and everything works, except 1 application that won't start anymore. It is an old (2009) time tracker ...
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unable to access dash after uninstalling google chrome

After i removed the package google chrome through command sudo apt-get remove google-chrome-stable. I couldnot access dash. I tried sudo apt-get install unity-scope-home command, but it gives me ...
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How do I install 32-bit packages on 64-bit Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am using the 64-bit version of Ubuntu, but I need to install a 32-bit version of a package to use with a proprietary extension for it, which is only available in 32-bit. How can I install the 32-bit ...
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dpkg is broken, how to recover?

When I ran apt-get, the system said that dpkg is broken, use sudo dpkg --configure -a to recover, but when I ran sudo dpkg --configure -a, it showed the following error message: dpkg: error: ...
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Architectures EM64T® , x86-64 , ia32 , IA64 , Intel®64 , x86 , amd64 , amd32 [closed]

Which packages should install for Architectures EM64T® , x86-64 , ia32 , IA64 , Intel®64 , x86 , amd64 , amd32 , Mach64 ?
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Ubuntu 64 bit Machinarium: error while loading shared libraries: libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0 [closed]

I just downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 final beta 64 bit and every program that I use work flawlessly with the exception of "Machinarium" a very cool flash game. The game doesn't have a .deb package and I ...
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How should I fix libraries that can't be found because of multiarch naming?

I've run into this problem a few times now. I have some program that is looking for a library and can't find it, even though it is in /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu. Maybe this a flaw in the way the ...
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Difference between installing libx:i386 and lib32x

There's a series of libs available in the Ubuntu repositories like lib32stdc++6 and lib32ncurses5. You can either install these on a 64 bit system, or go for installing libstdc++6:i386 and ...
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How can I set up a build target in Qt Creator to compile for 32 bit on 64 bit Ubuntu?

I am running 64 bit (x86) Ubuntu and would like to be able to build Qt projects for a target architecture of 32 bit (x86). Qt Creator allows the configuration of multiple 'build kits' for compilation ...
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How to run 32-bit programs on a 64-bit system [duplicate]

Recently I upgraded my netbook to Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit from Ubuntu 13.04 beta 2 32-bit. I want to be able to run 32-bit programs (such as WPS, which is a clone of MS Office 2012) on my PC. How do I ...
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multiarch and Architecture: all packages

I have a problem with multiarch: I installed Ubuntu 13.04 amd64 and it works well. Unfortunately I have a Philips LaserMFD 6020 Printer/Scanner and for the scanner part it has only a proprietary i386 ...
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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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Unmet dependencies installing Catalyst [duplicate]

I've been trying to install the Catalyst stuff as per this web site and I get 'unmet dependencies...'. I'm an old man and I just want to use Mythbuntu. The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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How do I install ia32 libs, the multi-arch packages? [duplicate]

I cannot install ia32 libs no matter how hard I try. Here is the error I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not ...
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how to remove a foreign architecture?

On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64, we'd like to remove the i386 foreign architecture it comes with, but I don't see a "dpkg" command to do this cleanly. In Stuck with foreign-architecture=i386 when using ...
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Creating a multiarch meta package

I'm trying to create a meta-package to install various dependencies (for Android build system), some of the packages should use the i386 version so I tried to use the "Multi-Arch" option but it fails ...
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Running 32Bit Application on 64Bit Ubuntu

I type in the terminal sudo apt-get install ia32-libs but I get this message: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree reading state information... done some packages could not be ...
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Can't chroot to recover Ubuntu 64 bits

I was trying to get steam for linux to work on my Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 64 bits system. I installed these three (some 32 bit) packages: http://packages.ubuntu.com/quantal/libc-bin ...
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How can I install both 32 and 64 bit versions of the same -dev package?

I'm trying to install libsqlite3-dev for both i386 and amd64 on the same Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I'm developing an application that uses sqlite3, and want to compile and test both the 32-bit and 64-bit ...
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Ubuntu preseed - disable i386/multiarch

I'm installing servers with pre-seeding but our local mirror only has amd64 packages. Yet, installer tries to fetch sources for i386 packages as well and basically strolls on it for a while during ...
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Can I install `libssl-dev:i386` on x86_64 system without losing important packages?

On my x86_64 12.10 system, when I try to apt-get install libssl-dev:i386 apt wants to remove a bunch of things: The following packages will be REMOVED: build-essential dkms g++ g++-multilib gcc ...
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Why does my 64-bit system look for 32-bit repos?

I've got a 64-bit 12.10 install on my Laptop. When running apt-get update, it downloads package lists for 32-bit packages (as well as source and 64-bit package lists). Why does it look for 32-bit ...
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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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How do I fix a “Unknown configuration key `foreign-architecture' found in your `dpkg' configuration files.” error?

Always when I install something, I get the following error multiple times: Unknown configuration key 'foreign-architecture' found in your 'dpkg' configuration files. This warning will become a ...
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Running ARM(EL) executables on ARM(HF) system - Missing Symlink to dynamic Loader?

I am using an Ubuntu 12.10 (ARMHF) distribution on a panda board. I want to run applications compiled for ARMEL. It was not possible due to a changed dynamic loader location ...
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Install 32-bit gstreamer plugins on 64-bit

I am trying to install the 32-bit gstreamer plugins on my 64-bit system (Ubuntu 12.10 based). I can install the packages gstreamer0.10-plugins-base:i386 and gstreamer0.10-plugins-good:i386. However, ...
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Why does Update Manager install the i386 version of Skype on an AMD64 system?

Update manager just updated the skype-bin package. I was surprised to see that it is an i386 version and not the 64 bit version given that Skype is now multiarch. Can someone explain why? Does an ...