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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No such file or directory? But the file exists!

I've downloaded a game (Shank) but the bin file doesn't run. The error that is shown when I try to launch the executable is: bash: ./shank-linux-120720110-1-bin: No such file or directory
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Why does Ubuntu Download recommend 32-bit install? [closed]

Update for 13.10: 64-bit version is now the default and 32-bit is labelled "for machines with less than 2GB RAM" The Ubuntu desktop download screen has a pair of radio buttons you use to select ...
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How to run 32-bit app in Ubuntu 64-bit?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and the current Android development SDK, which contains 32-bit executables. I found that I cannot run those 32-bit binaries. Trying to start them from bash gives me an error: ...
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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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Is it possible to “upgrade” from a 32bit to a 64bit installation?

As per title, I wish to know if I can, after a successful 32bit setup and consequent software installations, update to a 64bit version. I know how to partition (actually one of the solutions is to ...
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How do I install the Nvidia driver for a GeForce GT 630 [duplicate]

I recently installed 14.04. But now I need a new driver for my nVidia GeForce GT 630. The former driver was rejected as not compatible with the 64-bit. I found that other driver and when I wanted to ...
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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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My processor is 64-bit - does that mean I need the amd64 image?

My processor is an Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 (2.40GHz). As far as I know that's a 64-bit processor - I'm a bit confused as the architecture is called AMD 64, is this a generic name given to 64-bit ...
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Problem starting Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit

After installing and updating, whenever I start Steam, it gives me the following error: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically [2015-05-02 16:48:39] Startup - ...
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Problems with Eclipse and Android SDK

I installed Eclipse, openjdk6 and downloaded and extracted the sdk manager file. Now, When I created an Android project I got the following error: 2012-06-06 18:44:40 - contactManager] /home/catia/...
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No such file or directory for existing executable [duplicate]

I just upgrade to Ubuntu 11.10 x64 from Ubuntu 11.04 32bit. But I find a really annoying problem. When I drag executable from file explorer to shell, the shell says bash: /home/fenfei/app/android-sdk-...
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How do you run a 32-bit program on a 64-bit version of Ubuntu?

I have a 64-bit version of Ubuntu 13.10. I want to run a 32-bit version of a program. However I see ia32-libs is not included in 13.10. Is there a replacement package for this or what?
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How do I install the google-talkplugin?

How do I install the Google talk plugin so I can use gtalk and Google Plus?
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Unable to install Skype on 64bit Ubuntu [duplicate]

Note: The legacy Skype for Linux application (v4.*) is now discontinued and was removed from Canonical’s partner repositories, so this question and its answers are obsolete. Please refer to a newer ...
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How to remove all i386 packages from Ubuntu 64bit?

Over the time I installed many i386 packages, which I no longer need. How can I clean up the system and stay only with the amd64 packages?
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Is 64 bit Ubuntu stable for general use?

Are there still general problems using the Ubuntu 64bit version ? I heard that most of the programs do not work out of the box? Will I notice a significant speed-boost? Until now I have always used ...
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How to update Mozilla Firefox web browser on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in a safe, secure, reliable, efficient and easiest way?

I'm using 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my machine. Currently, I'm using Mozilla Firefox 33.0(Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0) I'm not getting update option in menu Hrml->About Firefox but ...
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How do I apt-get a 32-bit package on a 64-bit installation? [duplicate]

I was trying to get a game working. But I have Lucid Lynx on amd64 running while the game binary was 32 bit (no 64 bit version available and nobody was in the mood for recompiling). It lacked libfsml-...
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Ubuntu 16.04 + Nvidia Driver = Blank screen

ORIGINAL QUESTION UPDATE 1: Including Additional Drivers screenshot. I have tried installing both 361.42 and 340.96 and both times, I get a blank screen after restarting. ORIGINAL QUESTION: When I ...
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Is the 64-Bit version of Ubuntu only compatible with AMD CPUs?

I was told that computers with more than 2 gig's memory need a 64 bit operating system to utilize all RAM. Is the 64bit Ubuntu download really JUST for AMD processors? I am asking because the disk ...
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Ubuntu 64 bit Machinarium: error while loading shared libraries: libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0 [closed]

I just downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 final beta 64 bit and every program that I use work flawlessly with the exception of "Machinarium" a very cool flash game. The game doesn't have a .deb package and I ...
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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 ...
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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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How to check if my software is 32-bit or 64-bit

I want to check if my software is 64 bit or 32 bit (not the OS). This software is an executable file, and when I check it, no information is given if it is 64-bit or 32-bit. How do I check if my ...
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Can't login to Ubuntu 14.04 after upgrade

I have a problem that i never seen before. I upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 64bit to 14.04 using the following command: $ sudo update-manager -d After that I can't login to my user account, when I log it ...
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How can I track the cause of random reboots?

A Thinkpad X220 (Core-i5, SandyBridge, Intel GMA) running Precise 64bit has rebooted hard twice in the last four days. I was doing nothing more than writing an email. No warning. It just went black, ...
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How to install Google-Earth 64bit in Ubuntu 13.10, ia32-libs Dependency error

I want to install Google-Earth & it requires ia32-libs. So, I did apt-get install ia32-libs but error pops as: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How to fix missing libudev.so.0 for Chrome to start again?

Trying to start chrome yields in following error on the command line: /opt/google/chrome/chrome: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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Core i7 with 4GB - go 64 bit or stay 32bit..?

I have a Core i7 laptop with 4gb ram. In windows, the disadvantage of using the 32bit OS would be that a single app could not use more than 2gb of ram (+ the 2gb shared kernel-space memory) except ...
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Eclipse (ADT) crash Failed to write core dump. Core dumps have been disabled

i found my problem here: how to fix “Failed to write core dump. Core dumps have been disabled” error while running java and here: Eclipse crashing on startup and here: Eclipse continue crash Nothing ...
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How do I upgrade from x86 to x64 without losing settings?

Is there an easy way to upgrade the system to x64 from x86 without losing settings and having to repartition etc?
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Unable to run VMware - Failed to build vmnet

I am unable to run vmware and below is the error log as to why. Any idea, though and suggestions are appreciated. Thank you. 2014-02-03T16:32:00.904+08:00| vthread-3| I120: Log for VMware ...
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Timestamp, year 2038 problem for 64 bit Ubuntu system

I am using 64 bit Ubuntu system. I’m currently working on a project that incorporates MariaDB. I’m planning to introduce timestamp technique into the project so that people will receive the correct ...
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How do I install steam on a 64bit system?

Alright so my computer is 64-bit and I only want to use Linux to install Steam, play Team Fortress 2 and get that penguin item but It's not working out for me. The version of Ubuntu I installed was ...
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Building a 32-bit app in 64-bit Ubuntu

After hours of googling, I decide to give up and ask you experts. I am trying to build a 32-bit application (xgap if anyone interested) in my 64 Ubuntu 11.10. I added the CFLAGS=-m32 and the LDFLAGS=-...
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How can I check if my CPU is AMD64 compatible?

I'm downloading both versions of Ubuntu 12.04 at this moment. I'd like to install AMD64 on my portable, even though it's an Intel machine. Is there a website (or another way) where I can check ...
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How can I tell whether my Firefox is 32 bit or 64 bit?

I have a 64-bit Ubuntu. For the preinstalled Firefox I had to download the 64-bit plugins (Flash, Java); the 32 bit plugins didn't work. Then I downloaded Firefox from mozilla.org, which just has one ...
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Can't install Skype 4.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

First of all, I think this question is not duplicated, because I have tried all other solutions I found here, but nothing solved my problem. I use Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I have tried until now: sudo ...
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8 GB RAM on 64 bit processor using 32 bit Ubuntu

I'm going to repeat the title in a longer word. Can a 32 bit Ubuntu address more than 4 gb of RAM on a 64 bit processor?
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No sound in Ubuntu 13.04, only Dummy output device listed

My sounds suddenly stopped playing on Ubuntu 13.04 64bit. I can only see Dummy output device in the Sound Settings and no sound is played during testing. I can get the sound temporarily working by ...
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what is the difference between x86_64 amd64 and 64 bit

what is the difference between x86_64 amd64 and 64 bit ? I think its a stupid question but still. I use a x86_64 bit Ubuntu, but when ever I try to do a live boot of any other 64 bit images like the ...
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Excessive hard disk activity

I am having problems on Ubuntu 12.04 x64 "fresh" installed on ext4 partition on primary HDD. When not in use every 5 to 10 seconds HDD is active for about 10 seconds an writing no mater what ...
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Does Ubuntu Desktop 32Bit Support more than 4GB Memory with default installation?

Does Ubuntu Desktop 32 Bit support more than 4GB memory WITHOUT changing anything (Without having to activate PAE via compiling kernel or anything similar). Will installing the 32 Bit Ubuntu on the ...
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skype: error while loading shared libraries: libXss.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I am using ubuntu 11.10 64bit, skype was working however after running sudo apt-get autoremove skype is throwing skype: error while loading shared libraries: libXss.so.1: cannot open shared object ...
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Installing Atom text editor on 32-bit Ubuntu

The Atom text editor, newly introduced by the GitHub team, looks like "a hackable text editor for the 21st Century", and I must say, the screenshots have lured me. Official binaries are only available ...
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How to install 32-bit version of libstdc++.so.6 on a 64 bit machine

I need to install the 32-bit version of libstdc++.so.6 on a 64 bit Ubuntu 8.04.2 server. when i tried apt-get install ia32-libs, it says root@devserver:~/downloads# apt-get install ia32-libs ...
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TeamViewer 11 won't run on Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit

After installing TeamViewer 11 on Ubuntu Desktop 64-bit 16.04, I get the error: Verification of your teamviewer version failed, Teamviewer will quit for security reason. Please reinstall teamviewer ...
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Skype on 12.04 x64 does not start even after purging and reinstalling it

I am wondering if there's anyone here who managed to use Skype on 12.04. It used to work (ever since I first tried Ubuntu 10.04) flawlessly, but after upgrading to 12.04, it just doesn't start. If I ...
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How to install Juniper VPN on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

Could you please help me ? On my old Ubuntu 13.10 I was able to run Juniper VPN (on Firefox only) using a workaround which requires you to install the missing 32libs and IcedTea (32bits). However, I ...
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How do I install Citrix receiver?

Has anyone managed to get the Citrix receiver client (icaclient) working in Ubuntu?

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