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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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Steps to install 32 bit wine on 64 bit 12.04 LTS

Any help on this matter would be appreciated. I have 64 bit 12.04 LTS installed, I am looking for everything needed, step by step order to install 32 bit wine in order to run windows 32 bit software ...
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installation of dotnet 2.0 on 64 bit machine failing

There is another thread with almost the exact same question title, however the solution does not work for me (possible updates for wine/ubuntu?) I'm trying to install MathCad 14 on my Ubuntu 12.04 64 ...
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Problem with installing MS Office 2010 on ubuntu 13.10 64-bit

I tried to Install MS Office 2010 on my ubuntu 13.10 in past 6 hours, but every single method that I used ended up unsuccessful. I used Play On Linux, but every time right after installing .NET 2.0 ...
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Wine apps not able to connect to Internet

I have some wine application that needs internet connection to work properly. But the application says that it can't connect to the server (error 403). I've tried installing lib32nss-mdns but it ...
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Wine sound problems with games

Can anyone help me? Alright, I'm getting really upset with this. I love Ubuntu (and Linux in general) and I've never had this issue in my life, but now that it's happening, I'm thinking of starting ...
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wine vs wine64 binary on 64-bit Ubuntu

Installing Wine provides me with two wine binary executables that I can use to run programs with: wine and wine64. How do they differ and where should I use each of them?
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Hebrew fonts in Picasa 3.9 wine 1.4.1 kubuntu 13.10 look as empty squares

I've got a fresh Kubuntu 13.10 64 bit with wine 1.4.1 on it. Fonts seemed to install without a problem (how can I check that? I've installed culmus manually and msfft core with wine). Importing my ...
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How to install and run windows apps in Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit

I have an installation CD for my cameras digital editing software for an Olympus T100 and I get a message saying OLYMPUS IB can not be installed in the folder C:\Program Files (x86). Please ...
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Wine 1.5 - 64 Bit - Bad EXE Format

I downloaded the source code of Wine from WineHQ and compiled it with necessary plugins. Finally installed the same on my 64 bit linux machine. (Wine 1.5.31) I now wish to install a software which I ...
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I have been trying to install Wine on my 13.04 64 bit computer, and everytime it leads to synaptic asking for the uninstall of the entire system. I have been following some questions which suggest ...
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How can I solve “Unable to find 32 bit OpenGl libraries” when running PlayOnLinux on a 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 64 bits. I have installed PlayOnLinux, but when I run it, it says: Unable to find 32 bit OpenGl libraries. I see I need ia32-libs to run 32-bit apps. I have installed ...
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virtual box error after reinstallation of 12.04 64bit [duplicate]

i was trying to uninstall wine, but the command i got from this site destroyed my ubuntu machine. the command was "sudo apt-get remove wine*" or --purge in place of remove would do same thing. it ...
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4M CAD not opening after installation through wine

I have installed 4M CAD software on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (for 32-bit machine). I installation was successful but the application is not opening when I try to open it. I have tried installing the same ...
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Wine on 64bit Ubuntu or Wine64?

If I run wine 1.6 on 64bit Ubuntu will I still get 64bit processing benefits? or will I have to install wine64 to get the extra power? Also, if I do need to install Wine64, is there a great, somewhat ...
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Install wine1.6-amd64 from ubuntu-wine ppa asked for installing wine1.6-i386 as well

When installing wine1.6 and wine1.6-amd64 from ppa:ubuntu-wine on Kubuntu 12.10 (quantal), it always asked me for installing wine1.6-i386 root@ezgo64:/etc/apt/sources.list.d# LC_ALL=C apt-get ...
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nintendo 64 emulation, confused with mupen 64pluse/m64py, project 64 freezes

I'm in a huge pickle. I'm trying to help a friend to whom I installed Linux for. He is happy with it since he gave up that old xp. but the problem now that we are both faced with is playing our 64 ...
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What kind of harware configuration choose for a game-oriented Ubuntu PC? [closed]

I am considering buying newer hardware for my Ubuntu-only Box. The main purpose of the PC is gaming, mainly Humble Bundle games, some old Windows games with wine and web-based games (the facebook ...
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1answer
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32 bit Wine in 64 bit PC running Ubuntu 64 bit Precise

As I'm using dotnet20, I've setup a WINEPREFIX=~/.wine32 with WINEARCH=win32 (as per question 'Installing dotnet2,0 on 64 bit machine'). I saw in above question (How to install 32 Bit Wine on 64 Bit ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit does not start after installation of MS Office 2010 through PlayOnLinux

Booting starts normally but before going to login screen screen turns black and thereafter stays frozen. I tried to recover the system through recovery mode by going to command line interface: ...
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How to install Adobe Reader X in Ubuntu?

I want to install Adobe Reader X (10 or 11) in my system. But there is no native application available for Linux. After doing Google I have seen that Adobe Reader 10.1.14 is given gold rating with ...
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Wine not working 12.10 64bit

I just got a new computer and installed 64bit Ubuntu for the first time. Things were going well but I cannot run any exe files (32bit). All I get is a little loading circle then nothing. Here is ...
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High Cache and slow Fallout 3 (wine) on Ubuntu 64bit 12.10

My Setup: Sony Vaio VGN-FW11E with Radeon HD 3470 (tech spec) 3 GB RAM Ubuntu 12.10 64bit The Problem: After a few minutes of gameplay the game is going down in speed to very slow. After quitting ...
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How do I get winetricks dotnet20 to work on Ubuntu 12.10 amd64 with wine 1.4?

I followed the question about installing dotnetfx.exe (NET 2.0) for wine by using winetricks dotnet20 which, because i have ubuntu 12.10 amd64, downloaded the 64-bit executable instead, which i ...
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1answer
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Unable to install wine on 12.10 64-bit

These commands did not work for me as discussed in this question: sudo apt-get install wine [sudo] password for shami: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How to install Limbo under wine in Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit edition?

I just bought a new laptop and installed Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit edition on it. I'm trying to play Limbo 1.0.0, but it doesn't start. I installed Directx9 using winecfg, but nothing. Any help? My ...
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Installing dotnet 2.0 on 64 bit machine

I have a speed-reading program I purchased with uses dotnet2. However, dotnet2 doesn't run on 64 bit wine. How would I install dotnet2?
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1answer
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How can I get wine to work on my amd64 computer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Wine on 64 Bit I am new to Ubuntu, and want to install Wine on my laptop. However, there only seem to be 32-bit packages. Could anyone tell me how to get Wine ...
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Wine won't follow Symbolic links

I can't get Wine to follow some symbolic links I have in my home folder or in applications. Is there a way to enable this? This is on Wine-1.5.18. Edit: Just in case it helps, I'm trying to use a ...
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1answer
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How to workaround gettext dependency problem when installing wine?

$ LANG=C dpkg -l 'wine*' dpkg-query: no packages found matching wine* $ LANG=C dpkg -l 'ia32*' Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | ...
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Can't install wine (or ia32-libs) in Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit

As already pointed out here, people seems to have issues with installing wine in the latest version of Ubuntu. I'm suspecting this only happens with 64 bit users. For example, when trying to install ...
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wine: can't connect to server

Some of the applications I installed through wine need to connect to the internet, but it appears they're not able to. They produce the following error on such an attempt: Can't connect to server ...
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Why I'm not able to install wine on x64?

I got broken dependencies which I'm not able to solve since I uninstalled Ubuntu 11.04 and updated to 12.04.1. That's a fresh install =/ Is anyone facing the same issue or did I screw something up?
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Can't install Wine on 12.04 x64

I can't get Wine to install, it keeps say there are unmet dependencies. sudo apt-get install wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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1answer
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Sudden graphical glitches in wine

I have been using Ubuntu since 9.10 and have always gamed in wine without an issue. I have been running 12.04 since its release and have been playing the Sims3 and Wow in Ubuntu flawlessly. However I ...
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How do I create a 32-bit WINE prefix?

How do I create a 32-bit Wine prefix on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit?
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Dependency problems installing wine 1.5 on ubuntu 12.04 x64

Trying user1261084 solution: $ sudo apt-get install wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may ...
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How do I install wine x86 components on Ubuntu 12.04 x64?

I'm trying to install Microsoft Office 2010 on my Ubuntu 12.04 x64 installation, however, I can't install dotnet20 or msxml6 because of x64 and/or preprocessor errors. Any ideas on how to do this?
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How to force Wine into acting like 32-bit Windows on 64-bit Ubuntu?

When installing Wine on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04, both 64-bit support and 32-bit support get installed. If I run wine foo.exe where foo.exe is a 64-bit-aware installer, it thinks it's on 64-bit Windows. ...
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Having minimize issues running games in wine with gnome shel

Ok, I have 4 computers all running Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome Shell. on all computers when ever I play games in wine I set wine to run in a virtual desktop. On the first 3 computers I can use things like ...
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How can I install Python 2.7 x64 in x64 wine on 12.04?

It keeps failing when I run wine msiexec /i python-2.7.2.amd64.msi /qn as recommended as a workaround for an installer bug in some google results. I just wanted to help the next guy that encounters ...
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build wine 32bit from source on ubuntu 12.04 64bit

I'm trying to build wine from source. apt-get build-dep wine installed some dependency packages. When running the configure script, following error occurs: checking for X... no configure: error: X ...
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Sound dies on Wine games

I've been playing some old classic games (think 1999-2002) on Wine on Ubuntu 11.10 amd64 lately. The gameplay is great, but sound only works for a little while then crashes and doesn't come back until ...
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Install Wine64 after compilation

Hi guys I just compile Wine64 for Ubuntu 64 because I want to run 64bits windows applications on my 64bits ubuntu. I did what it says in this guide http://wiki.winehq.org/Wine64 (Building a shared ...
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Is it possible to install a 64-bit version of wine to run Photoshop CS5 x64?

I'm trying to get a 64bit version of photoshop to work on Ubuntu 11.10. The problem is that Wine comes as 32 bit by default and I can only use the 32bit version of photoshop. Is it possible to ...
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How to install 32 Bit Wine on 64 Bit Ubuntu?

currently I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 64 Bit on my laptop and I want to install some windows programs with wine (Dreamweaver CS5/Starcraft II etc) but these programs require the 32Bit version of wine to ...