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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Chrome icon not appearing in Launcher

I've been using Chromium for some time now, but I decided to switch over to Chrome. More features. Anyways, I found that when I launch Chrome, its icon doesn't appear in the Launcher. Do any of you ...
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Can I install 64 bit Ubuntu on my Intel Core i7 64bit PC? [duplicate]

I've an Intel Core i7 64 bit PC. I've seen that Ubuntu 14.04 LTS has the following two versions.. ubuntu-14.04-desktop-i386.iso (Intel 32 bit) ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso (AMD 64 bit) Can ...
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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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System is slow after resuming from hibernate [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit and when the system wakes up after an hibernate, the mouse is extremely slow, the keyboard doesn't seem to work and I'm forced to reboot my computer. Does somebody ...
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Is it possible to burn a 64-bit Ubuntu Live CD on a 32-bit computer?

My wife has been using Windows Vista on her computer, and it has finally borked bad enough that she is willing to try Ubuntu. The system is pretty much unbootable as far as I can tell, and I need to ...
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Intel Core i3 CPU is not 64 bit?

According to this page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/32bit_and_64bit the following Intel CPU's are 64bit: Intel F and 5x1 series Pentium 4 using the "Prescott" core Pentium D Core 2 (Solo, Duo ...
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Which window manager offers the best stability?

I installed Unity window manager and love it, except that it is always crashing, When I say crashing, I mean that it is unrecoverable, I can't kill anything even from TTY. It occurs usually once a ...
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Can I install a 64-bit version of Ubuntu on my 32-bit machine?

I have 3 GB of RAM. The output of lscpu: Architecture: i686 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit
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Tweaks and configuration for Radeon Open Source driver

Can I tweak or configure Radeon driver to reduce overheating. My GPU gets 70-80C temp on start. I don't want Catalyst by now because they are very slow for 2D. using mobility hd4570, Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Google-Earth will not launch

After installing Ubuntu 12.04LTS 64bit I am unable to launch Google Earth. When I try to launch in terminal I get the following: pst007x@pst007x-Serval-Professional:~$ cd /opt/google/earth/free ...
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VM VirtualBox doesn't allow to enable 64-bit guest on Ubuntu 12.04 and Lenovo G500S

I've installed VM VirtualBox v. 4.3.8 on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Lenovo G500S with Intel 1005M processor) and I can't configure any 64-bit guest (nor Windows, neither other OS). Inslalation of Win 8.1 64-...
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How do I configure a preseed to skip the language support question?

I'm attempting to create a preseed configuration file for automating the install of Ubuntu Server 10.04-4 LTS x64 via a bootable USB thumb drive and I've hit a major snag in the process. The debian-...
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Does VirtualBox run 64-bit guests on a 32-bit host?

Please, how can I run 64-bit guests on a 32-bit host? I have Oracle VM Virtualbox 4.3.12. When I choose: I can only find 32-bit. My host CPU is Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6600 @ 2.20GHz. from cat ...
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How do I boot the live CD on a Macbook Pro?

Trying to install Ubuntu-11.10-64bit-MAC on a Macbook Pro. But I cannot get the live CD to load. 'C' does not work 'CMD' does not work 'OPT' no opt key CD is not corrupt and burnt using the ...
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How do I run QEMU with a 64-bit processor on a 64-bit machine?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) 64-bit and recently installed qemu-kvm. Now I want to start a 64-bit live CD using: qemu -m 512 -boot d -cdrom archlinux-2010.05-netinstall-x86_64.iso ...
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Ubuntu 32 or 64 bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between 32bit and 64 bit and which should I chose? I bought a new lenovo ideapad Y560 with corei5 processor and windows7 64bit, but beside the windows I ...
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How to fix Java problem installing Matlab 2012a (64-bit) in Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit)?

I am trying to install Matlab 2012a (64-bit) in Ubuntu 12.04LTS (64-bit). I have installed Java 7. My Java version is: sabyasachi@sabyasachi-ubuntu:~/Downloads/R2012a_UNIX$ java -version java version ...
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How do I get this Cisco VPN client to connect?

I've got Ubuntu 10.10 64 bit and installed network-manager-vpnc and configured the connection but I keep getting this: NetworkManager[1217]: <info> Starting VPN service 'org.freedesktop....
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Shouldn't tasksel be installed by default?

It just isn't there on the base install of a virtual host I am evaluating from an ISP. Not in path: root@vpstest2:~# tasksel -bash: tasksel: command not found Config files not there: root@...
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is x86_64 a x86 or x64?

my ubuntu version is 12.04, and when cat /proc/version, it shows Linux version 3.2.0-23-generic (buildd@crested) (gcc version 4.6.3 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.6.3-1ubuntu4) ) #36-Ubuntu SMP Tue Apr 10 20:39:...
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switch temporarily to headless mode or runlevel 3?

I've installed ubuntu 10.10 x86_64 desktop version, which defaults to Xorg login I want to temporarily switch this machine to server mode, basically i "suspect" this entails setting to runlevel 3 and ...
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Can I install two Ubuntu versions on the same machine?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 32 bit already installed on my machine..I am using MongoDB and it does not work properly with 32 bit machine. So I want to install 64 bit Ubuntu 10.10 on my system on another ...
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1 suspicious file with size 140TB?

SOLVED please see the bottom answer for my solution After I use GParted to fix my partition(GParted ran well but my laptop shutt down because it ran out battery power and didn't finish the process ...
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How do I adjust the screen brightness on an Acer Aspire One D270?

My system specifications are: Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit, Acer Aspire One D270, Intel Atom CPU The usual brightness increase/decrease key combination using Fn key doesn't work in Ubuntu as many pointed out....
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How Can I Install Eclipse with the ADT (Android Development Tool) on Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit?

There is the Android documentation: http://developer.android.com/sdk/installing.html And there is this WordPress blog I found: http://bhargavg.wordpress.com/2011/12/24/installing-android-...
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How to install build-essential:i386 to compile a 32-bit executable on a 64-bit system?

apt-get install build-essential:i386 doesn't work at all: The following packages have unmet dependencies: build-essential:i386 : Depends: gcc:i386 (>= 4:4.4.3) but it is not going to be installed ...
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“No such file” when running a 32-bit program on a 64-bit system

I downloaded a Chromium snapshot and unzipped it, like this: michael@ubuntu:/opt/chrome-linux$ ls chrome libffmpegsumo.so nacl_irt_x86_32.nexe chrome.1 ...
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Shutter is using big memory

I included Shutter on my Startup Applications list upon installing the app. For the second time in two days, my laptop would suddenly freeze heavily for a few seconds that I can't even move the mouse ...
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Only 3.2 Gb of memory being used on a 64-bit system

I have ubuntu 11.10 64 bit: Linux 3.0.0-12-generic #20-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct 7 14:56:25 UTC 2011 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I have installed 4 Gb of RAM: $ sudo dmidecode --type 17 | grep -E "Size|...
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Chroot into a 32-bit version of Ubuntu from a 64-bit host

Xilinx webPack 10.1 requires 32-bit Linux. Only this old version is compatible with their boards. How to make 32-bit applications work on a 64-bit operating system lists: Installation of 32-bit ...
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Can I use every .deb file, whatever my Ubuntu version or architecture?

Sometimes I want to download programs that are not proposed in the Software Center but only on the developer's website, like for example World of Goo Demo. But the website proposes only one .deb ...
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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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Mouse-scroll does not work in gedit [closed]

Since the update to 13.10 scrolling in Gedit does not work anymore. Anywhere else it does. It could be related with Bug #1240957 “Scrolling behaviour and window focus has changed a...” : Bugs : “gtk+...
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Wireless not working on Toshiba Satellite C55-A5281

The wireless doesn't work on my Toshiba Satellite C55-A5281. The device originally came with Windows 8, but I removed it snd installed Ubuntu. Wireless does not work "out of the box" and there are no ...
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Ubuntu raring 13.04 x64 AMD Radeon HD 7500M/7600M fglrx issue

I finished install my fresh Ubuntu 13.04 x64 and would like install fglrx (ATI driver). But, I tried install the new AMD proprietary 13.4 and got a low graphics mode after reboot. When I install both ...
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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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How to install skype on ubuntu 13.10 64-bit? [duplicate]

Since there is no skype package in default repo, how can I install skype in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy 64-bit ?
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How to make Windows boot first? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set Windows to boot as the default in the boot loader? I want to know how to make Windows the default boot OS in Ubuntu 11.10, how to make Windows boot first on GRUB2,...
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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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Brightness not working on an HP Pavilion Dv6 with a ATI Radeon HD6770M

I was always unable to change my brightness since I installed Ubuntu, but I figured that installing the latest ATI driver for my graphics card would work. I did, but I still can't change the ...
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Only 1 GB of RAM. Should I go for 32-bit Lubuntu, or 64-bit?

I know this has been explained very well in general, but I want to ask for advice on this particular situation. I hope it's not considered a duplicate. My friend has this old netbook with only 1 GB ...
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Why does Ubuntu Download recommend 64-bit install?

Why would Ubuntu as a generalized statement recommend its 64 bit “flavour”? As far as I understand a 64-bit OS can only be installed on a 64-bit hardware (CPU), i.e. 32-bit and 64-bit OS can be ...
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How to remove fonts in Ubuntu?

I installed Garamond font in Ubuntu 13.10. Now I cannot remove the font. I cannot find it anywhere. I have tried the following and all failed: font-manager application search font in usr/share/fonts ...
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Ubuntu One doesn't start after login

On my Desktop (ubuntu 10.10 64 Bit) Ubuntu One doesn't start after login. I have to start the UbuntuOne Preferences, than I have to wait a while until the connect butten is enabled and than I can ...
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Black Screen when I run Tropico 5 in Ubuntu 16.04

I recently installed Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 (64bit) and downloaded some games. I opened Tropico 5 (A game that worked fine when I ran it in Windows 10) and I was shown a black screen. I could hear the ...
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Skype on 64 bit has non default mouse cursor theme

I have installed Skype from Canonical Partner repository on my 64-bit Ubuntu system. When I hover the mouse over the Skype window, the mouse cursor theme changes from default white to black. How can ...
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How to install a Lexmark z600 series printer?

It has been a headache trying to install this printer. All the tutorials I found are for older versions of Ubuntu, and none of them work. How can I install this printer? Edit: HOWTO: Install PITA ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 (amd64) not detecting all of my memory

I've got 4gb of RAM installed in my machine but Ubuntu only detects 2.8gb of RAM If I run uname -a I get: Linux DeLillo 3.13.0-24-generic #46-Ubuntu SMP Thu Apr 10 19:11:08 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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How to switch from 32 bit to 64bit without reinstalling? [duplicate]

I have a laptop supports 64bit. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit by a mistake I installed 32bit. Now I want to switch from 32 bit to 64 bit and a new version of Ubuntu 12.10 is also available so I want ...
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Does Ubuntu support 8Gb of RAM?

I've a motherboard that can accept 8G RAM, But Window only see and use 4G RAM. If I put in my 8G RAM sticks, Will installing a 64bit version of Ubuntu really access most of the 8G's, Or is this a pipe ...

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