PAE (Physical Address Extension) is a feature which allows 32-bit x86 processors to access more than 4GB of memory (RAM). As of Ubuntu 12.04, the PAE kernel is the default for 32-bit installations. PAE is supported by all Intel processors since the Pentium II and by AMD since the Athlon; notable ...

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ForcePAE for Linux Live on Pentium M on memory stick

I'm a Windows user with moderate skills. I've set a couple of minimal ("grandmother") users on Ubuntu when old XP installations got too tangled with age. I'm not a native Linux user and tend to run ...
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Pentium 4 CPU with 4 GB installed, showes 3 GB

Please don't mark as duplicate unless you are SURE!! I've checked dozens of posts and found no solution. I have a Pentium 4 32-bit CPU with 4 GB installed. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit and made ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 12.04 32bits on a modern PC - So slow!

I'm working on a project that only works on Ubuntu 12.04 32 bits. I've been given a modern computer to work with but the installation of Ubuntu is driving me nuts. The machine specs are: MoBo: ...
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PAE kernel with 32bit OS

We have procured Dell Blade M620 with 128GbRAM and Dell Rack R820 with 128GB Ram servers. Now on this I am required to install i386 12.04 Server, as the application what we have runs on 32Bit OS only. ...
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How can I upgrade to Lubuntu 14.04.1 withot a PAE kernel?

On my Dell Latitude D800 laptop, which has an old Pentium M without PAE support, I was able to successfully install Lubuntu 14.04 from the CD. When I try to upgrade, I get the error: PAE not enabled ...
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Problem with PAE on Dell Inspiron 9200 [duplicate]

I just downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 (32 bit) and put it on a USB stick. When I boot up the laptop trying to install it I get: "ERROR: PAE is disabled on this Pentium M (PAE can potentially be enabled ...
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Will Ubuntu run on old Dell Pentium M 512 ram [duplicate]

Trying to reuse this old dell laptop,,,I can't find a ubuntu or mint distro that the cpu will accept? Is it just too old to function? Came with xp pro 32 bit? Thanks for help/suggestions John in ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a laptop without pae?

Since my computer dates back to 2003, has an Intel Pentium M processor and is therefore not yet equipped with pae, I want to know if it is possible to install newer versions of Ubuntu as the version ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation hangs despite of — forcepae option

trying to install the new Ubuntu 14.04 on my old laptop I got the message: *ERROR: PAE is disabled on this Pentium M (PAE can potentially be enabled with kernel parameter "forcepae" - this is ...
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cannot install Ubuntu (message about PAE)

I received the error message below on the black terminal screen after waiting for a reboot.. I tried to find "forcepae" in the available options but couldn't. Can Anyone please help? ERROR: PAE is ...
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PAE installation problem [closed]

I run: sudo apt-get install linux-headers-2.6.38.8-42-generic-pae linux-image-2.6.38.8-42-generic-pae --fix-missing I got these errors: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How to run Ubuntu after installing it on Lubuntu OS?

I had the problem of PAE kernel discussed here I decided to do as described in the first workaround by installing Lubuntu. After I finished installing Lubuntu, I ran the sudo apt-get install ...
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Can't Boot An Intel Equipped Laptop From the Burned ISO For 13.10 ISP (X386)

Keep getting an error message that "This kernel requires the following features not present on this CPU: pae". I'm running an Intel Pentium M 2.0 GHz, with 2 GB of RAM on a 60 GB hard drive. This is ...
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Need help choosing an install version [duplicate]

I have an old laptop I want to install on its a 32bit system and does not appear to have PAE (at least that's the message I get when trying to install) Can someone please point me in the right ...
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Is Ubuntu 32bit limited to 4Gigs of RAM

OK I have a Poweredge 2650 we are repurposing. Since it doesn't support 64bit :( I have to use the 32bit. However I know windoze has the 4gig limitation. Does 12.04 i386?
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Boot off of Ubuntu 12.04 using old kernel

Here's the thing, I was resizing my partition and gparted crashed (I was running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows XP SP3 dual boot), so now my computer won't boot. I wanted to try and use the PPA ...
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How to restore previous pae

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS on VMWare Workstation. On server, I installed Ubuntu-desktop. Everything is OK. But when I upgraded pae and other files pointed by update manager, It became trouble. ...
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Only 3GB of RAM with PAE kernel on 12.04

I've installed 4GB RAM on my Thinkpad X60 running Ubuntu 12.04. Then I've installed PAE-enabled kernel. Now uname -r outputs 3.2.0-50-generic-pae My CPU is capable of PAE: $ grep pae /proc/cpuinfo ...
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Can I Install Ubuntu on a older laptop with a intel pentium processor (which doesn't have pae)?

I currently have Ubuntu 11.10, and I finally decided to upgrade. So I downloaded the .iso file from the site (Ubuntu 13.04, 32 bit), and put it on a 2gb thumb drive. I booted from the thumb drive, and ...
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Non-pae plus unstable Intel display driver [duplicate]

I have three non-pae (Pentium M) laptops. They are all in a good physical state and work perfectly well, so I have no reason to stop using them... that is, except for getting left behind as the later ...
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My pc works at high performance due to Ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

I have a dell pc. It is have two graphics card (4100 and 7730m). I used solves on internet sites but then borders and desktop menu disappers. Sorry for bad English. Please help me!
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Non-PAE system updating to PAE kernels?

I just had an Ubuntu system of mine completely die on me after upgrading it and now I am confused. Basically, it is an older machine (Intel P3, 512MB RAM, etc) that I use as a command line only test ...
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How do I boot Ubuntu in VirtualBox complaining that my CPU is incompatible?

After a long time spent with OS from boys from Redmont I would like to try something new. I decided to try some Linux editions, also Ubuntu Linux. I am completely new to this matter, this is also my ...
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java not allowing for the use of all 8gb of ram

I have a 32bit version of Ubuntu server with PAE active allow for the full use of the 8gb of RAM but I can't use more than 2gb of RAM in Java. I run the command java -Xms6G -Xmx7G -jar server.jar ...
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Do I need to reinstall NVidia (and any other) drivers if I install pae kernel

I was going to add RAM to my notebook to a total of more than 4GB, and I have Ubuntu 12.04 32bit; so I installed the pae version of the linux kernel and booted with it to give it a try before I buy ...
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Upgrading to Xubuntu 12.10 using a Non-PEA supported CPU [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will it be possible to use a non-pae kernel in 12.10 I have just been upgrading my Xubuntu 12.04 system to Xubuntu 12.10. However I've got several error message during ...
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PAE Kernel Error while Installing 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install 12.04 on a non-PAE CPU? (error “Kernel requires features not present on the CPU: PAE”) Tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 but getting an error: this kernel ...
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How do I stop 12.04 and 12.10 update to PAE during fresh install [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I get two kernel updates, one for Generic and one for Generic-PAE How do I stop being offered updates for PAE kernels? The default kernel is PAE version, but when I ...
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Enabling PAE in Ubuntu 12.04 on Asus EEE PC 1025C

I have a EEE PC 1025C which came pre-loaded with Windows 7 Starter Edition. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit as dual-boot with no difficulties. An output of uname -r gave an output of ...
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Why is 12.04.1 “unable to boot” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install 12.04 on a non-PAE CPU? (error “Kernel requires features not present on the CPU: PAE”) I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.1 for the first ...
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pae kernel required for my cpu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install 12.04 on a non-PAE CPU? (error “Kernel requires features not present on the CPU: PAE”) Virtualbox install 12.04 guest: “pae not ...
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How to do a fresh install of 12.04 on non-PAE CPU PC? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install 12.04 on a non-PAE CPU? (error “Kernel requires features not present on the CPU: PAE”) I can not install 12.04 Desktop on non-PAE CPU PC. ...
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Do I need to do anything after upgrading my ram from 2gb tp 4gb(2x2gb)

I got a new 2gb ram and i am going to add it along with my existing 2gb card making it 2x2gb=4gb ram. do i have to do anything extra to make it work as 4gb fully? Anything to do with the PAE kernel ...
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4GB RAM not detected

I've got 4GB on my machine (two cards of 2GB) although the command free -m says: total: 2001 used: 1816 free: 185 I've got 12.04 and I think PAE should be installed and enabled automatically. ...
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Virtualbox install 12.04 guest: “pae not present”

I get this message while trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 as a guest in VirutalBox 4.1.18, on an Ubuntu 10.04 host. This kernel requires the following feature not present on the CPU: pae Some ...
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How do I create a 12.04 LiveUSB for a non-PAE machine?

I'm trying to create a dual-boot laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 and some flavor of Windows (TBD). To do that, I need to do some work on partitions & install 12.04. To do that, I need to create a ...
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How do I stop being offered updates for PAE kernels? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I get two kernel updates, one for Generic and one for Generic-PAE I am using Ubuntu 12.04 . I don't want to use PAE kernels so i am using normal kernels . but update ...
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How to replace a PAE kernel with non PAE Kernel?

After reading the information from my Question pros/cons of PAE , i want to remove PAE kernel because i don't need them . I know removing a kernel from Synaptic Package Manager . Thats easy job but ...
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For a 32-bit kernel, what are the pros/cons of PAE vs. non-PAE?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit. My kernels are PAE kernels. I know these are the kernels we can use for 32-bit OS which have 4 GB RAM, to utilize all 4GB of RAM. My system is a 32-bit system. So I ...
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How do I install a non-PAE kernel on PAE-enabled hardware for Ubuntu 12.04?

I need to install a non-PAE kernel for a 64-bit machine that supports PAE. 32-bit 12.04 currently comes with a PAE kernel but I need to get a non-PAE kernel. An older version of Ubuntu is also ...
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How to install ubuntu 12.04 without Physical Address Extension? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot install due to the error “Kernel requires features not present on the CPU: PAE” Physical Extension Memory is required in my computer to install ubuntu ...
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64bit Failed to execute init when booting from PAE kernel, 32bit works fine

Installed 64bit from livecd. Works perfectly as installed with generic kernel. Installed PAE kernel via apt-get and upon reboot get: Failed to execute /init Kernel panic - not synching. No init ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32bit does not detect 4Gb ram

I have recently installed 4Gb of ram for an existing 12.04 32bit Ubuntu. It's not being recognised, only 3.2Gb is showing, See: administrator@Root2:~$ free total used free ...
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I get two kernel updates, one for Generic and one for Generic-PAE

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 32 bit on notebook core 2 duo, 4GiB RAM. In order Ubuntu to detect and use more than 3GiB RAM, I apt-get PAE Kernel. The problem comes when there were two update of kernel, ...
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How can I tell if a machine has PAE?

I want to help someone upgrade an oldish laptop from 11.10 to 12.04, which requires PAE. I am not sure whether they have PAE or not. I know it is likely that they do have it after all, but how can I ...
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Why is 12.04 using a PAE dependent kernel by default?

Recently when I was trying Ubuntu 12.04 beta I got to know that it was using a PAE kernel, but I am not sure of the reason. Why has Ubuntu shifted to PAE kernel ? Also Is there a non PAE version ...
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Intel Core i3 CPU is not 64 bit?

According to this page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/32bit_and_64bit the following Intel CPU's are 64bit: Intel F and 5x1 series Pentium 4 using the "Prescott" core Pentium D Core 2 (Solo, Duo ...
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How can I install on a non-PAE CPU? (error “Kernel requires features not present on the CPU: PAE”)

After burning Ubuntu 12.04 to a CD, I tried booting and got the message: This kernel requires the following features not present on the CPU: pae Unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for ...
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Is there any version of Ubuntu that does not require PAE?

For the first time I tried to install Xubuntu 12.04 on my computer using the Grub4dos way. However, it stuck and showed "This kernel requires the following features not present on the CPU : PAE". I ...
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Lenovo T60P with 4GB of RAM, Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10 only see 3GB

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad T60P with 4GB of memory (BIOS sees all 4GB RAM). I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10 and both are only recognizing 3GB RAM. Please advise. Thanks. Updates Used 32bit ...