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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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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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x86_64 Architecture with no Kconfig in /arch/x86_64 directory

Running Ubuntu 16.04 with 4.4.0-130-lowlatency kernel. unname -m returns and architecture of x86_64 However in the /arch/x86_64 directory there is no Kconfig. Am I missing something? (Trying ...
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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: and the command line gave the following error: sudo apt-get install libx11-6:i386 It seems that it cannot detect packages from other ...
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Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/binary-i386/Packages' as repository doesn't support architecture 'i386' [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt get update I get this message: Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/binary-i386/Packages' as repository 'https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/vscode stable InRelease' doesn'...
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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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Extremely optimized linux for my PC [closed]

I don't want be boring. Sorry if my question sounds like a newbie, I want to talk about optimization of linux desktop for some specific hardware. Talking about software optimization without thinking ...
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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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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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dpkg dependency problems due to different installed versions

Can someone help me to solve this problem? Below is the output when performing sudo dpkg --configure -a Output: sudo dpkg --configure -a dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libapt-pkg4....
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How to install dependencies of a program

I am trying install a program named Teletalk 3G in my ubuntu 15.10. However there seems to be some dependencies missing, so i ran the "ldd" command to see which dependencies were missing. I got these ...
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Which version of Ardour should I download?

I am using 32 bit version Ubuntu and I am getting this : https://community.ardour.org/s/buy_anon Should I get the Linux x86 or source code for all platforms ?
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How to detect architecture of a .deb package?

There is a .deb package in a repository which is declared to be 32bit, but installs 64bit binaries. This is the case for both installing through apt-get from the repository as well as with downloading ...
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Apt-get upgraded package from 32bit to unsupported 64bit - why and how to revert?

Recently the repository of qtox had to change its domain and the new one only contains only 64bit builds at the moment. However, I'm on 15.04 32bit and can't run any 64bit software. Now when I last ...
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How can I determine the OS architecture (32-bit or 64-bit) from a file on a disk?

Sadly my mobo went bad and I have to build a new machine from scratch. I don't recall if I originally loaded the 32 or the 64 bit version of the OS, (K)ubuntu 14.04. If I mount the existing HDD is ...
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Which architecture should I use? [duplicate]

Which architecture os do I use? I have a 32-bit processor, but I also have 4GB of RAM, the download page says the 32-bit system is for computers with less than 2GB of RAM.
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For an old machine with 4 GB of RAM, is a 32-bit or 64-bit system faster? [duplicate]

I installed the 64-bit version of Ubuntu 14.04 for the first time, and I think it is heavier than the 32-bit version. While it was installing it got stuck. I tried four times to install. Is it true ...
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How to check architecture needs before installing Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am planning on installing Ubuntu on my computer that already has windows on it. I have a x64 based processor and windows is also in 64 bit operating system. By using the uname -mcommand in the ...
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DEB file not installing, wrong architecture?

I just tried to install a program from Atom.IO, it's a really nice coding text editor. However, when I open the .deb file, it opens the software center and throws the error "Wrong architecture 'amd64'"...
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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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System activities recording

Is there any tool (or commands) available for Ubuntu which can record all the activities happening in system up-to thread level/architechture level? I need to understand and solve various of my ...
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32 or 64 bit, which one is suitable for 3GB RAM but legacy specs? [closed]

Well, today when I headed to download page, there were 3 options for me as follows: 64 Bit 32 Bit (for machines with less than 2 GB RAM) 64 Bit Mac (AMD64) I know that you need a good system to run ...
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How do I check if installed VLC is 64 bit or 32 bit?

How do I check if installed VLC is 64 bit or 32 bit, if I installed using: sudo apt-get install vlc
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electric diagrams applications [duplicate]

I'm currently want to install an application to draw electric diagrams but I do not succeed. I want to know if these applications exist for ubuntu, and if so, how to do to install?
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error while Installing the ubuntu OS [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 on the virtual box on my HP laptop it has following configurations: 6Gb RAM i3-3110M CPU @ 2.40GHz 64-bit Operating System But while it installs the OS it shows ...
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lscpu shows me “op-mode:32-bit, 64-bit”, what it means?

lscpu outputs me this information: CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit Does this mean my Ubuntu is running under 32 or 64 bits processor ?
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What are the biggest disadvantages of using a 64bit version of linux over a 32bit and vice-versa [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu 12.10 for some time now, but I am very limited when it comes to installing some software such as wine that won't run on a 64bit. I want to know what are the biggest ...
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apt-build on ubuntu, if I change processor will give problem?

I installed apt-build on Ubuntu, it is a program that compiles and installs programs. It compiles optimally for the user processor and this makes programs run quickly. But I thought what if I change ...