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To answer your main question first - for getting rid of the sudo apt-get update error message, you have to remove the Google Chrome repository - open a terminal and execute this command : sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list To completely remove Chromium and Google Chrome execute : sudo apt-get purge chromium-browser ...


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Adobe removed support for Linux version of flash long time ago, the newest version for Linux that you can have is 11.22.577 , while Windows is already on 21. So it could be that the site your friend visits requires newer version. It is suggested to try alternatives to Adobe flash. Pepper flash that comes with google chrome should be supported and up to ...


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After a little research, I have learned that this is a problem specific to some Lenovo laptops. In fact, it seems pretty specific to your model. These laptops have something special built into the firmware that verifies EFI boot files, and makes sure they are valid and not dangerous. This works fine with Windows, but the problem arises when you install ...


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You can install kernel 4.2 to any 14.04.x release by running sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-wily It is not related to 32 or 64 bit versions.


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Try to add nvidia ppa ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa and install the lastest 364.15. That works for me with optimus 860m. This works only if you have Secure Boot disabled.


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Where/When do you get the blank screen? Is it when the grub menu should appear upon boot, or when the Ubuntu Unity login screen should appear? If it's the latter, try the following: Add nomodeset on your Ubuntu grub entry. Highlight the entry you use to boot, press e, then add replace ...ro quiet splash ... with ...ro nomodeset quiet splash ... ...


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amd64 is the one you want. It works for both Intel and AMD x86-64 processors. The reason it's named amd64 is because Intel created a 64-bit processor line called Itanium that wasn't based on x86, and it didn't do very well. AMD decided instead to base their 64-bit chips on x86, so the name amd64 was initially used in certain areas like Linux processor type ...


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It was a BIOS firmware problem, While the motherboard supported 8gb of RAM, the motherboard firmware (Dell) didn't. After updating this it worked - for anyone reading who has a Dell Inspiron 530, with a foxconn g33m motherboard, I did have to use HPUSBDISK tool to create a DOS usb to flash the bios, as I received memory errors when I used Rufus


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This may not solve exact problem, but I'll clarify the difference between x86_64, amd64 and 64-bit. Every micro-processor implements an instruction set (also called instruction set architecture or ISA in short). 64-bit ISA or 64-bit processor means that the length of each instruction that the processor executes is 64 bits. x86_64 is name of specific ...


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You said that the system could only ever run 32bit Windows. That likely means your processor in the system is a 32-bit processor. The same limitations apply here. You are limited by the architecture of the CPU in the system, which is 32-bit only.


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It is very strange that whatever program you are trying to compile ships a 32 bit binary library instead of its source code, but apparently this library can be found here, and if you compile that you should get a 64 bit libgll that you should be able to use to compile this program for 64 bit.



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