Questions tagged [64-bit]

Questions about the 64-bit architecture, and how to get software (including 32-bit applications) working on it.

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Has the bootoption “acpi=noirq” any disadvantages in permanent use? Help me with debugging acpi pls

I am using Ubuntu for a while now and I have an average knowledge of it, I thought so ;), but have a problem I cant solve alone. I did a lot of research, but now I cant find an other solution and I ...
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debootstrap failing to mount /proc

I have researched this, and none of the answers (so far) on here, nor googling seem to match my problem. Here is the situation: I am running Xubuntu 12.04 as a base install, and am trying to set up ...
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Switchable Graphics: Embeded graphics card problems

I have a Dell Inspirion 17R 5721 It has a AMD graphics card and a Intel. I installed the drivers that AMD develops and I ran into the following problems. Every time it's me that has to change the ...
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Ubuntu on Raspberry Pi 3

I was reading info on this Wiki. It says... With the release of the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B and its ARMv7-based BCM2709 processor, it is now possible to run Ubuntu directly on the Raspberry Pi. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't detect second monitor

I have a problem with Ubuntu 14.04. Suddenly, my second monitor isn't detected on Ubuntu. It worked fine before. When i try using Windows 7, it is detected. I'm using HP Pavilion G4 1212tx AMD ATI ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit - Provides in a package not working

I have recently switched over to 14.04 64bit from 12.04 32bit. I use packages that are built by my company and I have added architecture dependency in the sources.list file like: deb [arch=i386] ...
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Steam not starting in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit

I tried almost everything I could find online but steam still doesn't start. I installed steam on Mint 16 and it worked perfectly. But I like Ubuntu better so I hope there is a way to fix that. Note:...
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Error in installing ZTE AC2738 on ubuntu 3.0.0-12-generic

I am getting this error ,struct usb_serial_driver has no member named shutdown. I am installing on 64bit ubuntu 3.0.0-12-generic ... Beginning Verify CD ... ... Verify CD Succeed! ... Beginning ...
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Is it possible to cross-compile .deb files using debhelper? How?

I have a package (Dymo CUPS drivers in this instance) that I need to compile to a .deb file to include in a private network's repositories. The source itself is sufficiently architecture independent ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 login screen flickers. “Could not write bytes: broken pipes”

I use Ubuntu 12.04 x64 with a dual-boot setup. Yesterday it worked fine but this morning when I attempted to boot it gets to the login screen and then it just flickers, alternating between the login ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 GNOME Terminal (3.4.1.1) Xorg 100% CPU

after upgrading Ubuntu 11.04 to 12.04 (x64 arch) maximizing or resizing GNOME Terminal (3.4.1.1) windows larger cause the Xorg (1.11.3) or X process to utilize 100% CPU. Resizing smaller, moving ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Having both 32bit and 64bit python

I'm trying to install python-pin. This tool uses Pin (an Intel instrumentation tool) which is 32bit. When I try to run python-pin, I get: E: Unable to load /home/censored/Documents/tools/Python_Pin/...
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Occasional keyboard stutter - only on Linux

My keyboard (built-in to the laptop) occasionally freezes for a second or two, repeating the last input before it hangs, thus: This is a sample seeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee It recovers within a couple of ...
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How to install SketchUp2017 on Ubuntu 16.10?

There is a new SketchUp version out, 2017. I tried to install it through PlayOnLinux, but it says 'You must use Win7 SP1 or higher'. If I set via winecfg to Win8, wine tries to install .net4.5.2 but ...
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Grub doesn't recognize Windows 8

I have set up Ubuntu using this guide. Everything worked completely fine, but Grub wouldn't show Windows 8 in it's menu. So I googled a solution, and found+used boot-repair. Even after the fix, ...
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How do I build a 32-bit Debian binary on 64-bit Ubuntu?

I would like to build a 32-bit binary for the Atom text editor on 64-bit Ubuntu by building Atom (with script/build) and then running script/grunt mkdeb). script/grunt mkdeb calls on this script to ...
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How to install Windows Media Player 10 in a 64-bit architecture?

I am trying to install WMP10 through winetricks. I enter the command winetricks wmp10 and get this output: ~$ winetricks wmp10 You are using a 64-bit WINEPREFIX. If you encounter problems, please ...
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Google Earth graphics card problem in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I am struggling to get Google Earth working properly in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. The program opens correctly and does not crash, as many report over the web. But it has trouble working with the graphics ...
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TP-Link Archer T2U does not work on Ubuntu 15.10 +

I just bought this USB wifi adapter, TP-Link Archer T2U AC600, from BestBuy (Canada) since it stated that it had linux support on their website. I have tried the driver software from the TP-Link ...
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Installing 14.04 from ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso with pxe

We're trying to do an automated network installation using pxe. We installed netboot tools (14.04 LTS) and extracted the ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso contents into http server. We saw that we have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wi-fi disconnect

After Installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit , my wifi after time off, the dmesg tells me the following: wlan0 : deauthenticated from 00:40:10:10:00:03 ( Reason : 7) [ 1201.967245 ] cfg80211 : Calling ...
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System very slow except while running Smartmontools selftest

I am quite new to Ubuntu. I have a L430 Lenovo with i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz × 4 , 4GB Ram, dual boot with Windows 7. HDD 500 GB TOSHIBA MK5061GSY. Every 10/15 seconds the HDD light turns on for 2-3 ...
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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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Ubuntu Server 18.04 install fails

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server to my HP ProDesk 600 G3 SFF. Clean install. I've checked the SHA1 of the ISO. It's not corrupt. I've tried every combination of booting the system in every which ...
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How to install Skype on 64bit Ubuntu 13.10 (broken dependencies)

I'm sure this is a duplicate candidate, but I have looked at the answer for 64bit 12.10, but it doesn't seem to work for my 13.10 installation. I have enabled 32bit architecture, ie. sudo dpkg --add-...
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Unable to install Steam 64bit - Wrong architecture (Lubuntu 12.04)

I'm on a new install of Lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer Aspire 5534 (specifications here, tl;dr: AMD dual-core 64bit) trying to install steam_latest.deb from the Steam website. When I open gdebi to install, ...
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Why am I experiencing hard drive issues in 20.04?

I have four internal drives in my PC, Ubuntu 20.04. The first two are SSD drives, one for system and one for /home. Both of these are working fine. The third drive is a Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ...
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iMac freezes on a white screen when trying to start 64-bit install from a live DVD

The quarantine has got me trying new things, so I am a total noob here. Construction is much more my game. I have an old (circa 2009) iMac with the Intel T7600 Core 2 Duo CPU at 2.33 GHz. I ...
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How do I install 64 bit wine on ubuntu?

I have looked all over for guides and instruction on how to install 64 bit wine but no matter which guide I follow when I install wine it always installs 32 bit wine (it creates it under ~/.wine32). ...
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How to use 32 bit winehq temporary

I use UbuntuStudio 18.04.1 LTS and WineHQ 3.0.4. The WineHQ installation is as 64 bit version and it works so fine. But... I want to install an specific version of Adobe AIR which, because some ...
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AMD Graphics Driver issue

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to work on the Odin Project. I was going through the system logs and found out that my graphics card isn't being used (the AMD one). Here's the error: 05:31:02 kernel: [...
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Minecraft lags when playing in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with AMD R4/R5 graphics

I installed the Minecraft launcher from software center and started playing but the video lags very much and the game becomes very slow. I have Radeon r4 graphics. Details from System Settings: ...
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how can I safely revert 64 bit packages back to 32 bit?

I have Ubuntu 16.04 32 bit installation. I wanted to try multiarch feature of Ubuntu, so I added 64 bit architecture by dpkg --add-architecture amd64 and installed 64 bit kernels then booted up ...
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How to install skype for linux alpha version in ubuntu 14.04 32 bit architecture

There is no problem of installing skype for linux alpha version for 64-bit ubuntu, but there is no .deb packages have been released for 32bit
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Oracle VM - Ubuntu 64bit

I recently updated my VirtualBox after not using it for about half a year (Newest version - 5.0.22 r108108). I have a 200GB VM running Ubuntu 64-bit (I can't remember what version exactly) and now ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits - Only half of the RAM is recognized

I have 8 GBs of RAM (2 4 GBs memory sticks) in my computer. They are recognized by Windows 10, the "memtests" and the BIOS, but Ubuntu doesn't show more than 3696 MBs. I already tried several ...
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Can't install steam on ubuntu 14, 64 bit

I just replaced my old win vista today with Ubuntu, a fresh install. I went to install steam, and it gave me this error. Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, ...
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Cannot launch apps - Maximum number of clients reached

I am having a persistent issue launching apps in my newly installed ubuntu 14.04 install. Basically, everythign will be running fine for a while, but then when I attempt to open some apps (like the ...
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Can i make 64 - bit Firefox use 32 - bit Java and how?

I am a newbie when it comes to Ubuntu, so please endure my ignorance... I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 for safety reasons and to have a desktop with no distractions for study. The Study I am attending ...
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How to trace the reason of system reboot?

I've been searching the answer here, but no result yet. Here is what I have found so far. $ cd /var/log $ last -f wtmp.1 reboot reboot system boot 3.16.0-30-generi Mon Jun 29 13:38 - 09:44 (1+20:...
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Why does the installation of a 32-bit package remove 64-bit packages?

It's not clear to me why the installation of a 32-bit package would necessitate the removal of a 64-bit package. For example, if I try to install the 32-bit development package of libcurl apt-get ...
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How to upgrade to PHP 5.5.25(The Latest Stable Released Version of PHP) on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit OS?

I tried following commands but after running these commands I got upgraded from PHP 5.5.23 to PHP 5.5.24. I want to upgrade to PHP 5.5.25 which is a latest stable released version. sudo apt-add-...
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ap-hotspot not working after update to 15.04 (64 bit)

I have recently updated to Ubuntu 15.04 (64 bit). My `ap-hotspot' configuration was functional in the earlier installation. In the current scenario, the devices present around my computer are no ...
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Esterel Compiling in Ubuntu 64 bit

The latest version of esterel is available only in 32 bit. Installed it in 64 bit ubuntu. When compiling esterl to C. I haven't get any errors. esterel -simul foo.strl cc -c foo.c While running: ...
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Borderlands 2 will only starts in a small window - Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I was having trouble running Borderlands 2 on a newly imaged Ubuntu 14.04 64bit install. The machine is a Lenovo X1 Carbon. I had trouble with the libopenal1 error, but was able to fix it. I've ran ...
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Why is there no simple method for using animated GIFs as a background?

I've seen multiple tutorials on it, but none of them are very easy. They all involve multiple scripts and ppas (not that there's anything inherently wrong with that). This is an issue I've been ...
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Installing and Configuring Mumble Server

I'm looking to setup a Mumble Server. I will be running it from an Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) powered VPS provided by DigitalOcean. Setup of the server seems easy, install the murmur package, however it is ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 32GB

I bought a Nexus 7 tablet 32GB (flo) and found the information to install ubuntu-touch here: http://developer.ubuntu.com/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/ I installed both ...
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Aptitude - Both 64 & 32-bit packages being selected

In aptitude, I selected the xubuntu-desktop task and was presented with a large number of package conflicts, per this example: It seems that both the 32- and 64-bit versions of packages are being ...
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Black screen after login when installing Mesa 10 from source

I wanted to update my Mesa version to 10.0, so I compiled it from source, installed it, rebooted and when I logged in, I had a black screen with only my mouse visible. I have reinstalled Ubuntu 13.10 ...

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