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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I can't install on Acer Aspire One 722

I can't install ubuntu 11.04 on acer aspire one 722, this netbook using AMD A50M Fusion Chipset and ATI Radeon HD 6250 Graphics with 256MB of dedicated system memory. Anyone can help me? edit : ok I ...
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How do you make steam see my system as 64 bit system on PlayOnLinux?

I don't need a 64 bit version of Steam. I just need Steam to see my system as a 64 bit system inside of PlayOnLinux. I can only make it see it as a 32 bit version, with which games that require a 64 ...
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How to build a 32-bit deb file on a 64-bit machine?

I have followed this answer to get the build dependencies for what I am building, and then actually compile the source and build it into a deb file, however I am needing to create a deb file for 32-...
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How to run Display Settings from the CLI virtual terminal?

How to run Display Settings from CLI virtual terminal (Ctrl+Alt+F1) ?
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Install 64-bit kernel in 32-bit Ubuntu

I want to use an application that is only available in 64-bit, but my Ubuntu installation is 32-bit. The application is proprietary, so I can't even recompile it for 32-bit. I've read that I should ...
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Trying to use amd fglrx driver, unity does not work ubuntu 12.10

I just installed Ubuntu on my Samsung series 3 laptop (NP305E7A-A02US) with an AMD A6-3420M with Radeon HD 6520g graphics, and I am trying to install the flgrx experimental driver. However, I can not ...
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Installed Ubuntu 11.10, and networking constantly fails

I just installed Ocelot on my new machine (with an ASUS M5A99X EVO motherboard and on-board gigabit ethernet), and I asked it to download updates while it installed. The install took forever, the ...
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File transfer from PC to USB disk is very slow

file transfer from PC to USB disk is very slow in my ubuntu 11.04(64bit) but the vice versa is not.transfer starts with like, for the transfer of 700MB file it starts with 30mb/s and towards the end ...
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VirtualBox Seamless Mode — No Window Borders?

(Before anyone asks -- I've installed the Guest Additions correctly. :] ) When I turn on on Seamless Mode for VirtualBox, it seems to work, but my windows no longer have any borders, and so I can't ...
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Google Chrome won't Start - Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: “adwaita”

Google Chrome won't start after a recent apt-get upgrade. I can't figure out what I'm missing, and google doesn't turn up many results for these errors: $ google-chrome [1:1:0518/085616:ERROR:...
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How do I install 64-bit Ubuntu Server on MacBook?

Apparently, Macs have trouble booting the standard Ubuntu iso images (see ref). [Macs] apparently can't cope with multi-catalog CDs, and simply refuse to boot them... [Colin Watson] therefore ...
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How can one reinstall sound drivers?

My machine shut down unexpectedly today (laptop battery is crap) and when I rebooted it I lost all sound. I tried to go to Preferences->Sound but it just opens a little window saying "waiting for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit - computer shuts down by itself

After I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit on my Lenovo ThinkPad T61 today, I could boot up Ubuntu without problem but after I run the Software Center, Additional Driver, or Firefox, the computer will shut ...
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Virtualbox on Ubuntu 12.04 and 3.5 kernel compilation problem

I have installed the 3.5 kernel under Ubuntu 12.04. When I install virtualbox I recieve the following error. Setting up virtualbox (4.1.12-dfsg-2ubuntu0.2) ... * Stopping VirtualBox kernel modules ...
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How do I get VMware Workstation 8.0.4 working on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit?

I've bought VMware Workstation 8 just today. After the installation I launched it and the application noticed me that "several modules must be compiled and loaded into the running kernel". During the ...
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Where can I order pressed Ubuntu 12.04 64bit Desktop CDs with professional graphics?

Canonical have confirmed today they will be shipping 32-bit Desktop CDs of 12.04 from their store, with the product page just updated to reflect this. I prefer 64-bit, I thought it was now the ...
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Why (again) Ubuntu's recommended version (for 11.04) is 32bit, not 64bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why not use 64-bit Ubuntu? 11.04 is already available. But why 32bit is again recommended and what's "wrong" with x64 ? P.S. I know about this question, but this is kinda ...
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How can I fix 'no wubildr' error in WUBI on Windows 7? [closed]

Good Evening All, I just got my HP Laptop Back from the factory and then I tried to install Ubuntu. It got through the whole installation, however, when I restarted and chose Ubuntu a quick screen ...
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Multiple Problems while installing VMware Player with Kernel Headers

Sorry, pretty long problem First some background: I was running Ubuntu 13.10 x64 in my laptop. I just upgraded to 14.04 few weeks back. The output of the uname -a currently on my system are Linux ...
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Installing latest Nvidia from Xorg PPA gives black screen

After several years of using dual boot (windows to play and Ubuntu to work) I decided to just use ubuntu, but I have a problem after installing nvidia-drivers 331.20 and rebooting the screen is black, ...
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Can't change the Dash Color

I try to change the Dash color from CCSM or MyUnity but I after I choose a color it changes to the default by it self in 2-3 seconds. using unity 5.12.0
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OS only reports 4.1GB of RAM and not the 6GB that is installed… why?

My ubuntu 64-bit 11.10 installed box has 6GB RAM but Ubuntu only uses 4.1GB. I have read various things about the 4GB limit etc, but all those talk about using less than 4GB. What could be causing ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 works slow while copying files

I have a lenovo laptop with ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) installed on it. It has Intel® Core™ i3-3110M CPU @ 2.40GHz × 4 processor, 4 GiB ram and Nvidia 635 M graphics card. The system works fine under ...
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Brightness Control in ubuntu 13.04-64bit not working in Toshiba T110

I'm new to this forum and thought I'd try it out. So, much like every edition since about 11.10 brightness control doesn't work "out-of-the-box". I have a Toshiba Satellite T110-12P and although I've ...
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Why isn't Unity loading on VirtualBox?

I also tried Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears, and none of the solutions worked. The virtual machine runs Ubuntu 12.10 i386 and the host computer has Windows 7 x64.
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Unable to shutdown Ubuntu 12.04

I just have installed Ubuntu 12.04 64 bits just few days ago, and everything is ok, but just some times when I tray to shutdown the system just freezes for a long time, and I have to force the ...
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How to install skype in xubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit [duplicate]

I am trying to install skype in xubuntu 14.04 64bit from here. I tried ubuntu 10.04 32bit and ubuntu 12.04(multiarch). In xubuntu 14.04 64bit for both cases it is showing broken package message. Could ...
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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 13.04 amd64: libnm-glib problem [closed]

I'm using a webstick part time for internet connection. After several break ups of my provider, instead of getting a new connection, I get this answer: Connection activation failed (1) Creating ...
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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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Switching from 32 to 64 bit via upgrade [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I switch a 32-bit installation to a 64-bit one? I was quite sure myself that it's not possible to switch from a 32-bit to a 64-bit Ubuntu without a clean re-install, ...
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Is 32 bit Ubuntu installation necessary to install 64 bit Ubuntu?

I'm going to install Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin(x64) and this article says it requires clean install from 32 bit. Does it mean -- forgive me, I'm Turk and my English is not perfect -- "First ...
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How do I install the Epson L220 printer driver on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I have bought an Epson L220 printer and would like to install the drivers onto my HP Laptop. How do I get and install it on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (amd64 architecture)?
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Dependency problems installing wine 1.5 on ubuntu 12.04 x64

Trying user1261084 solution: $ sudo apt-get install wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may ...
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Why is the 64bit 10.10 ISO labeled amd64.iso? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My processor is 64-bit - does that mean I need the amd64 image? And should I be reluctant to try and install it on a laptop with an intel processor + 6G RAM? (Probably a silly ...
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How do i update e2fsck?

Recently, after a sudden power failure, my 1tb hard drive (/dev/sda1) failed and will not mount. It says, Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/zangar_/4b84d62b-520d-408e-addc-7a2bf52cc4e3: Command-line `...
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Does Ubuntu support 64 bit CPUs?

Am thinking of upgrading to a new laptop (64 bit) and would like to install Ubuntu 12.04 or newer. Are they compatible?
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Upgrade from 32 bit to 64 Bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to "upgrade" from a 32bit to a 64bit installation? I would like to know if it is possible to upgrade from 32 bit to 64 bit. Say currently I am using ...
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I have a 32-bit machine, can I use programs that are meant for 64-bit processors?

I am using a 32-bit machine, but I am having to use a relatively obscure semantic database which only comes in 64-bit versions. What are my options for running it in my local dev environment? ...
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What is the 64-bit Firefox Beta PPA?

I recently discovered that my computer is 64-bit. I have backed up my Home folder, and reinstalled Ubuntu. The reinstall wasn't nearly as painful as I thought. There is one thing that I can't quite ...
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inxi installation on ubuntu

I have migrated from Linux Mint to Ubuntu 64(KDE installed). I want check my hardware with inxi -F command but it returns : inxi: command not found and as I want to install inxi (sudo apt-get install ...
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Why does Ubuntu 12.04 recognize only one processor?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in a machine that has an Intel i3 processor. As far as I know, i3 processor is a multicore one and the OS should recognize 2 processors, just as Windows 7 does. Ubuntu isn'...
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Videos, songs, and all media playing in fast forward

Whenever I try to play a video or song, on YouTube or using Banshee, the media plays as if it's in fast forward. Everything ran fine, videos and songs played normal, all hardware worked fine, and then ...
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Installing msxml6 64-bit with wine

I'm trying to install a software which relies on msxml6, and is only provided in a 64bit version (so I can't use the 32-bit msxml6 provided by winetricks). I downloaded msxml6 from microsoft, and ...
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Problem building a Qt5 project with QWebKit

I'm trying to port a simple project from Qt4 to Qt5. The project uses QWebKit. I installed the qt5-default and libqt5webkit5-dev packages. I then changed the qmake project file to contain this: QT += ...
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Deleted /usr/bin/env by mistake, how can I recover it? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 X64, I deleted my /usr/bin/env file by mistake. How could I restore this? Also I copy a file as /usr/bin/dev, I don't know if I originally had a file called /usr/bin/dev. If ...
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The performance governor for cpufreq doesn't seem to behave as advertised

The kernel in use: 3.2.0-23-generic on Ubuntu 12.04LTS For example, I issue the following command: sudo cpufreq-set -c 0 -g performance Then I go to /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq and type in ...
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When using Ubuntu on a Live CD or USB, how can I determine if a different, inactive install is 32 vs 64 bit?

I was not able to determine by searching whether this question has already been asked and answered. My search always turned up some other 32 versus 64 bit question. I want to know if it is possible ...
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DisplayLink USB monitor with Ubuntu 14.04 and nVidia GPU

I figured even before reading http://plugable.com/2014/03/06/displaylink-usb-2-0-graphics-adapters-on-linux-2014-edition that DisplayLink won't work with proprietary nVidia driver. I also see that the ...
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Alternate ISO image for current unstable (alpha/beta) releases

I'm looking for minimal/alternate ISO image files of current unstable releases. Where can I find them? Furthermore, are the core packages in the command line installs stable enough for daily use?

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