Questions tagged [architecture]

Architectures usually refer to the difference between 32-bit x86 (i386) and 64-bit x86-64 (amd64/em64t) processors. Both are distinct architectures.

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How to remove all packages for a given architecture

How to remove all packages for a given architecture (i.e: i386, armhf, etc.)?
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X Display on windows machine [closed]

I am trying to learn the basics of Linux architecture. Therefore my following question aims at understanding the theory and architecture, not at a howto. My understanding: An graphic application runs ...
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Can't make my Architecture: any debian control file work

I'm POC-ing a simple .deb package. Its content is: As you can see, I have a FW (that will be loaded to another machine form the host) and a .cpp file that will be compiled by the postinst, which ...
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Cannot remove architecture i386 [duplicate]

i tried to install WineHQ in my ubuntu 20.04 desktop after the sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 that a video that i watched showed me i got some errors now i cant install update the system when i ...
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How to choose a JDK for a given Ubuntu VM

My Windows 10 machine is an HP EliteBook 840 G6 running i5-8365U. I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS as a VM on VirtualBox 6.1.28. The ISO file ubuntu-20.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso was from https://...
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Do Ubuntu 20 LTS have 64bit image for i386 architecture [duplicate]

I was install by mistake 64bit AMD image on my Dell i386 do have 64bit image for it because I can`t find it.I don't want to be 32bit due lack of support for certain apps and programs.
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How to install Gem5 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS properly?

I tried through multiple installation tutorials but after build it does not work on any file to analyse. It gives error as follow: scons: Reading SConscript files ... NameError: name 't' is not ...
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Ubuntu Server for armhf architecture

I download Ubuntu Server 20.04 for arm64 architecture. and it was fine. now I want to know, Where can I get it for armhf architecture (if there is such an image)?
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Why I was not able to get any system updates (via both software Updater & APT) after adding foreign architecture?

After adding a new foreign architecture to Ubuntu 21.04 I was no longer able to get any updates using niether automatic software updater, nor apt update. The only workaround I found was removing the ...
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Still can't install Wine in Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I know this question has at least half a dozen with a similar title, but none of those answers or comments help me. So here we go: I tried to follow the instructions on the Wine Wiki. When I did sudo ...
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Which is the correct architecture for an intel xenon 5215 processor

I want to install ubuntu server 20.04 on a server with 64-bit intel architecture, the proccesor is an intel xenon 5215. According to the instaltion guide I should use amd64 (Intel/AMD 64-bit) version ...
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Why is the client-server architecture of X-Window-System inverted?

I am total newbie in Linux and I have been reading about X Window System. The question that I have is: Why X-server is not running in the machine where the applications are really running and instead ...
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What is this amdg4?

I try get the i386 dependencies for wine but i get this error: pkg-config-dpkghook: warning: Architecture amdg4 not defined in architecture tables, ignored and this what architecture i have: $ dpkg --...
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Why is there no option to download 32 bit or 64 bit for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

You go to official site to download ISO image. There is only one "Download" button. No option to choose between 32 or 64 bit. My PC is 64 bit, I don't want to download 32 bit version.
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Ubuntu distro for MIPS archeticture?

How would one create a Ubuntu distro for a different architecture such as MIPS? I understand that it is possible to create a customized distro for the x86/x64, and the Linux 5.7 Kernel has support for ...
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How to find that “cpu” hardware is 32 bit or 64 bit, if the system displays “i686”? [closed]

Is my hardware 64 bit or 32 bit? This is the output of my lscpu command: Mint ~ # lscpu Architecture: i686 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit Byte Order: Little Endian CPU(s): ...
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Unable to install the libi2c-dev:armhf in ubuntu18.04

I want to cross_compile a c program, which communicates with the device "/dev/i2c-0" in SAM_A5d27 board. For which I needed the libi2c-dev package in my Ubuntu-18.04 desktop. As the SAM_A5d27 has arm ...
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Does LiveUSB work on computer with different processor? [duplicate]

I want to create liveUSB on part of my flash stick. I made a partition with GParted and downloaded .iso file of Ubuntu 19 from the official website to mount with gnome-disk-utility. I noticed that ...
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Installing libraries for arm64 on ubuntu bionic x64

I want to install arm64 libraries in my ubuntu bionic so I can link using cmake for cross compiling. Here's what I'm doing, based on https://askubuntu.com/a/994650/613425 dpkg --add-architecture ...
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sudo apt-get update 'skipping acuire of confg file 'doesn't support architecture '1386'

[sudo] password for *****: > N: Skipping acquire of configured file 'universe/binary-1386/Packages' as repository 'http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic-backports InRelease' doesn't support ...
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Skipping aoc file 'main/binary-1386/Packages' doesn't support architecture '1386' [duplicate]

When installing updates, I get this error: $ sudo apt-get update Hit:11 http://ppa.launchpad.net/lutris-team/lutris/ubuntu cosmic InRelease Hit:13 http://ppa.launchpad.net/system76/pop/ubuntu cosmic ...
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What is amd64 in "dpkg -l" output for some packages and not for others?

Following is the output of dpkg -l command on my Ubuntu system, Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend |/ Err?=(none)/...
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WPS Office error: cannot satisfy dependencies, kubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install WPS office in kubuntu . i've got this error : cannot satisfy dependencies. I try to install libpng12-0 but the error is still occurred. anyone help me to fix this issue
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Ubuntu 18.04 x86_64 packages missing in APT [duplicate]

so I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my Intel NUC and whenever I try to install some package I am getting an info that it is missing / Unable to locate. E: Unable to locate package openjdk-8-jre E: ...
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PCIe Bus Error: severity=Corrected, type=Physical Layer, id=00e4(Receiver ID) - link done to WIFI module and sky lake architecture

On Ubuntu French forum, we made a link between the error message PCIe Bus Error: severity=Corrected, type=Physical Layer, id=00e4(Receiver ID) WIFI module and sky lake architecture. Not tested on ...
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Can I Run 64 Bit Ubuntu OS On Intel® Pentium (R) Processor B940? [duplicate]

I have old notebook with Intel® Pentium (R) Processor B940. Can I run the latest 64 bit Ubuntu on my machine? This is detail of my machine taken on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 32 Bit.
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Installing library with foreign architecture

I have been trying to install libc6-i386 on ubuntu 16.04 using: sudo apt-get install libc6-i386 and the command line gave the following error: sudo apt-get install libx11-6:i386. It seems that it ...
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Why does the separation of update and upgrade even exist?

I understand that in apt, the command update, updates the list of available packages, but it does not upgrade software that was already installed from these packages. I also understand that upgrade ...
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Does Ubuntu still (actively) support the 32-bit PowerPC architecture?

As Debian has dropped support for PowerPC 32-bit in Debian 9, does Ubuntu still actively support (i.e. still make releases for) 32-bit PowerPC? 16.04 seems to be the last release, but I can't find ...
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Why my computer hang due to full consumption of ram memory?

I have 3 Gb of Ram installed on my dell core 2 duo computer. The problem, I am facing is that my pc uses a lot of Ram memory. It have consumed 1 Gb space just at the start of computer. Moreover, it ...
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Ksplice: Skipping acquire of configured file [duplicate]

I installed Ksplice for Ubuntu 17.10 to enable kernel live patches but now I am getting the following message when running apt update. N: Skipping acquire of configured file 'ksplice/binary-i386/...
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Unable to launch VirtualBox in Ubuntu 16.04

Attempting to launch VirtualBox in Ubuntu 16.04 produces an error about the vboxdrv module not being able to load, then another error about /usr/lib/virtualbox/VirtualBox not being found. $ ...
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Package management system is messed up regarding architecture

I think I messed up something in my package system. I tried to get to some sort of "basic" state, I used https://repogen.simplylinux.ch/generate.php to get me a new source.list. I renamed /etc/apt/...
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help! apt-get using using wrong architecture - arm64 instead of amd64

I was trying to setup a cross compiler for arm64. I found a set of instructions that I thought might work. Instead I ended up messing up my apt-get configuration. Can someone help me? When I do an ...
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Choosing the correct architecture for intel core i3-7100U processor

I want to install Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 on a laptop with an intel core i3-7100U processor. What architecture do I choose? According to the installation guide page the choices are: amd64 (AMD64 & ...
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VirtualBox can't run Kali - "kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU" [duplicate]

I upgraded Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 17.04. Now I installed VirtualBox and am trying to make a Kali Linux virtual machine, but it is showing me this message: This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but ...
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Why do I have the same package installed for both architectures?

I have more than 1400 APT packages installed which specify their architecture as amd64. Around 180 are i386. At least some of the i386 packages have their amd64 counterpart installed as well. I ...
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Deleting Windows stuff [duplicate]

I currently have a dual boot with Ubuntu LTS and Windows 7 on different partitions and want to remove the dual boot. The thing is, I don't have free space on my hard disk and I am currently unable to ...
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What are X apps in ubuntu

I was monitoring my system using Netdata today, and noticed that, some kind of X apps are using more CPU than other applications. Look clearly in the image, X is taking a larger CPU% time than ...
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Processor architecture question

i want to install Wine and during the tutorial i have seen this code sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 which is enabling 32-bit architecture. I have a 64-bit computer, with Intel i3, and I'm asking if ...
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Help installing resilio-sync

I have a 64-bit desktop PC running Ubuntu 16.04. I decided that I wanted to discontinue relying on cloud drives and start using a torrent sync among multiple local hard drives. This way, I won't have ...
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32bit programme on 64bit machine

I have upgraded from 16.04 to 16.10. I have reinstalled HMRC.'s Basic PAYE. tools. On starting it from the command line, it fails citing the absence of libpng12.so.0 as the reason. I assumed that ...
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Problem in installing Ubuntu 16.04.1 using virtual box [duplicate]

I want to install the Ubuntu using the Virtual box. I am following the steps shown on this forum When I click New on Virtual box. It only gives me an option for Ubuntu 32 bit, not 64 bit, Why is it ...
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Hardware architecture for snaps

I just published my first snap (mathjump) The package is build on an x86 system. Is there any way to upload different revisions under the same package name for other architectures. I'm assuming my x86 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.1 does not detect AES-NI on my cpu

I recently upgraded my CPU from a Pentium B950 to an i5-2520M. The intel page says that my new CPU supports their aes extensions, but both /etc/cpuinfo and cpuid say that it doesn't. Other than that, ...
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amd64 vs ppc64el

When installing Ubuntu I have found two image files, one for amd64 architecture and one for ppc64el architecture. Are they both for 64 bit architecture? If yes, what is the difference, and which one ...
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apt-get update fails complaining about architecture 1386

When I run sudo apt-get update I get this error with many packages: Omitiendo el uso del fichero configurado «main/binary-1386/Packages» ya que el repositorio «http : //bo.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu ...
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Complications of having architecture i386 in 64 bit system?

Steam requires 32 bit architecture. I am thinking what can be complications of the command sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 because all other components of my system and compuation (Matlab, ...
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When do apt-mark show architecture in package name?

Here apt-mark shows architecture only for i386 package, and does not show i386 package, if it is not specified as such: $ apt-mark showmanual libfontconfig1 libfontconfig1 $ apt-mark showmanual ...
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How does Ubuntu manage so many daily images?

From these pages, https://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/locator/daily/ and http://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/releases/16.04/beta-2/, Ubuntu provides daily images for different releases (14.04 to 16.04), ...
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