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In case anyone is wondering, there's a much more sane and graceful way to do this. The last previous answer hopes to do the same thing, but that search fails since architectures are not actually part of package names, except in special cases. as root (or with sudo) run: aptitude remove ~i~ri386 If you don't use aptitude over apt-get already, do. It's ...
Changing to a 32-bit OS will have very little, if any, effect on the performance of your computer. Whether it is a 32-bit or 64-bit system dictates how much memory the CPU can address. A 32-bit system can only address 4GB RAM where a 64-bit system can address much more. See x86-x64 (Wikipedia)
It seems you have some garbage file names in your library path somewhere, made up of these strings. You will need to find them on your disk and remove them, to get rid of this problem. You should look in the paths listed within the files in the /etc/ld.so.conf.d/ directory.
Though your question text is rather confusingly worded, it sounds to me like your BIOS is configured to boot from your hard disk before anything else. You'll have to reconfigure your BIOS to boot from your CD/DVD drive for the Ubuntu installer to load on boot. Most BIOS versions' setup can be accessed by hitting F12 or DEL at startup, as soon as any output ...
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