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Questions that refer to the capability of a system to install and run applications of multiple different binary targets on the same system. For example running a 32bit linux application on a 64bit linux system.

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How can I resolve multi-arch conflict (liborc-0.4-dev)?

When trying to install the package liborc-0.4-dev together with liborc-0.4-dev:arm64 on Ubuntu 18.04, I get a conflict: The following packages have unmet dependencies: liborc-0.4-dev : Conflicts: ...
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libcurl and libcrypto cross-compile into the arm

Trying to compile the code with ARM into the arm. Downloaded the code and installed below, $sudo apt-get install libssl-dev $sudo apt-get install libcurl4-openssl-dev $sudo apt-get install lib32z1-...
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Adding arm64 multiarch causes error on fresh Ubuntu 18.04 image

Here is how to reproduce the issue: docker run -it ubuntu:18.04 bash apt-get update dpkg --add-architecture arm64 apt-get update The output of the final apt-get update is many lines of not found ...
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attempt reinstalling procps will remove i386 packages?

I'm running lubuntu 20.04. debsums tells me; it is missing a conf file from package procps. sudo apt install --reinstall -o Dpkg::Options::=--confmiss procps Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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arm64 multi-arch docker build fails on apt update

I'm trying to create a multi-arch container based on ubuntu 20.04. Docker build fails on apt update after the new architecture is added. This is my docker file so far: # base image FROM ubuntu:20.04 #...
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Unable to apt install armhf packages with unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I am trying to setup an multi arch environment to cross compile armhf board. The steps I followed is quite simple. Install ubuntu-18.04.1-desktop-amd64 on VirtualBox. sudo dpkg --add-architecture ...
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Ubuntu 20.04: install both 32 bit and 64 bit libraries

My (newbie) Ubuntu 20.04 server is configured for both 32- and 64-bit architecture: $ dpkg --print-architecture amd64 $ dpkg --print-foreign-architectures i386 However, I can't seem to have both ...
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Multiarch 20.04 Conflicts for python3.8-dev:arm64

I was trying to install python3.8-dev:arm64 with multiarch on 20.04. Howerver, it is getting conflicts with amd64 packages. Any clues how to resolve this? root@c0fe2d117b18:/workspace# dpkg --print-...
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How do I add multiarch support to install Packet Tracer 7.2.2 on Ubuntu 20.04? [duplicate]

I am attempting to install Packet Tracer on my machine running Ubuntu 20.04, and I keep running into the same issue. While going through several different tutorials on installing Packet Tracer 7.2.2, ...
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Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/binary-i386/Packages' as repository 'xx/vscode stable InRelease' doesn't support architecture 'i386' [duplicate]

Getting this error message for VS Code while executing sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade: Ign:1 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease Hit:2 http://...
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how to run an installation file

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 at a further PC and I am trying to install ESET antivirus software. The only information I could get from the firm is a file eset_nod32av_64bit_cs.linux, a note that I ...
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How to install i386/amd64 packages on ARM or any other arch from Ubuntu Ports

I need to run some x86 binary with QEMU on a Raspberry Pi (armhf port, ARMv7) to make a printer work with Canon’s crappy binary UFRII drivers. How to just install its x86 dependencies on armhf (not ...
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Is it worth restricting the apt sources file to use amd64 packages only in a server install?

I've read about Ubuntu using multiarch to supply i386 packages where required. On a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04.1 Server 64bit there is not /etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg.d/multiarch file. This leads me to ...
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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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Can't install libssl-dev for armhf after --add-archetecture [duplicate]

I'm trying to install libssl-dev for the armhf architecture on a x86_64 system for cross-compilation. Here is what I have done: $ sudo dpkg --add-architecture armhf $ sudo apt update Hit:1 https://...
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Create Multiarch package with prebuild binaries

Hi I am currently trying to create a package with prebuild binaries as for the source I have a binaries directory with a 32 and 64 subdirectory. I would like to install the 64bit binaries on a 64bit ...
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Why does aptitude+multiarch mix up package versions for different architectures?

I am on a amd64 architecture, with another foreign architecture arm64 also installed. When installing a certain package, it seems like aptitude is mixing up versions for packages from 2 different ...
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Guitar Pro 6 wrong GTK theme Ubuntu budgie 18.04.1

I'm using Ubuntu budgie 18.04.1 with the adapta theme and papirus icon set. After successfully installing Guitar Pro 6 in a 64bit OS (which was a pain), Guitar Pro looks like an alien in my system. I ...
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Installing 32-bit SDL2 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 64-bit

Trying to install libsdl2-2.0:i386, I am met with this Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Note, selecting 'libsdl2-2.0-0:i386' for regex '...
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Multiarch issue with packages marked as supporting "all" architectures

I have added foreign architecture to my amd64 system, e.g. arm64. Let's suppose I want to install libproj9:arm64. I get the following error: libproj9:arm64 : Depends: proj-data:arm64 but it is not ...
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Can't install libsdl2-dev:i386 on Ubuntu 17.04 64 bit alongside libsdl2-dev:amd64

Output when I try to install libsdl2-dev:i386 tony@tony-ubuntu:/$ sudo apt-get install libsdl2-dev:i386 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Dependency errors for wine and VirtualBox on 16.04

I was trying to install VirtualBox. This is the output I get when I run sudo apt install virtualbox $ sudo apt install virtualbox [sudo] password for gurvinder: Reading package lists... Done ...
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Unable to install packages for different architectures using Multiarch [duplicate]

I've been following this guide to set up my environment in order to install packages for arm64 architecture on my amd64 machine, but I haven't been able to do so. I have added 'arm64' to my list of ...
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Unable to locate package libc6-dev-i386

I'm trying to install NS3, and got stuck at this package, libc6-dev-i386, installation. sudo apt-get install cmake libc6-dev libc6-dev-i386 g++-multilib I've tried all the possible solution that i ...
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Is it possible to install amd64 software on aarch64?

I have a VPN Unlimited account, and want to install it on my pinebook. When I try using GDebi, I get the message "Status: Error: Wrong architecture 'amd64'" Do I have to wait for the vpnto have an ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Updating issue

Does anyone know what I should do to fix this problem? I recently receive these after I do sudo apt-get update: N: Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/binary-foreign-architecture/Packages' as ...
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qBitTorrent save to sftp location

Title pretty much says it all. Does anybody know how to make the qBitTorrent client store its downloads data on a sftp or ssh location? I tried to Set Location $\rightarrow$ and browse to the sftp ...
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Unable to locate package libc6:i386

I'm new to this OS, and I wanted to get steam... I looked up the commands online, and tried to perform them. I didn't find a problem until a little ways in. I looked everywhere for an answer and ...
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How to determine the host Multi-Arch default folder

I want to make a makefile that installs a library in the host default multi-arch folder, like /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu and /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/ and /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf. But without ...
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14.04 Multiarch dependencies conflict when trying to install steam

I was trying to install steam (from both the steam:i386 package, and the steam_latest.deb package provided on the steam). In both cases, steam fails to launch/install due to "required dependencies": ...
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Run 32-bit program on 64-bit Ubuntu without sudo

There is a 32-bit program that I need to run on a 64-bit Ubuntu. When i try to run it, I have the following error : program: error while loading shared libraries: libncurses.so.5: cannot open ...
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teamviewer ubuntu 16.04 64 bit

When I follow that advices: TeamViewer 11 won't run on Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit I get following errors: al@alpc:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i teamviewer_11.0.57095_i386.deb Selecting previously unselected ...
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Despite Multiarch settings, Ubuntu 16.04 fails to keeping both 32 bit and 64 bit libraries installed in OS

I need to compile/link 32 bit and 64 bit C/C++ executables on Ubuntu 16.04 (64 bit). I executed the following commandlines: sudo apt-get install build-essential sudo apt-get install automake libtool ...
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Unknown multi arch type [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt-get update in the terminal, I got this and I don't know what the problem is: W: Unknown Multi-Arch type 'no' for package 'compiz-core' W: Unknown Multi-Arch type 'no' for package '...
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How to run WineTricks in 32 bit mode on a 64 bit system

I am using WineTricks to install some DLLs, but I'm encountering this problem when installing .NET framework: So, how do I run WineTricks in 32-bit mode?
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errors upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04 about Unknown Multi-Arch type for compiz, libkf5akonadisearch-bin packages

I'm trying to upgrade my 14.04 machine to 16.04 using do-release-upgrade. After downloading the package lists for wily, I see the following errors: Unknown Multi-Arch type 'no' for package 'compiz-...
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Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/binary-i386/Packages' as repository 'xxx' doesn't support architecture 'i386'

Getting below error message while issuing : sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease [95.8 kB] Ign:2 http://repo.mongodb.org/apt/debian wheezy/mongodb-org/3.2 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 libsdl2-2.0-0:i386 wants to downgrade xorg

Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS kernel 3.19, xorg 1.17 (vivid HWE stack) sudo apt-get install libsdl2-2.0-0:i386 gives the following output. This can't be right! I need this for pcsx2 1.4.0 Reading package ...
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Building multi-arch packages locally

It's the first time I try to build debian/ubuntu packages for different architectures. For this, I decided to use pbuilder using the .pbuilderrc script from https://jodal.no/2015/03/08/building-arm-...
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How to install Guitar Pro 6 on Kubuntu 15.10 64bit?

first I have followed this description: installing gp6 in saucy by hacking the .deb file I assume, that it is outdated, because it does not work properly. After rebuilding the package and trying to ...
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AC3D - No such file or directory

I just downloaded AC3D and extracted the zip in a folder in my home folder. I opened a terminal, CD'd to the folder and typed ./ac3d. But I get the following error message every time: bash: ./ac3d: ...
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Canon LBP6000 printer not working with Ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I am new to Linux and my Canon LBP6000 printer isn't working with Ubuntu 14.04. I tried this question's answer as solution, but I didn't work. I tried the following ...
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What is the multiarch support for Google Earth 64 bit package? [duplicate]

The official Ubuntu page for Google Earth says this: Note to 64bit users: The 64bit debian package depends on ia32-libs which is deprecated and no longer available as of 13.10 Saucy. Use the ...
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pcsx2 installation

Im a noob in over my head, can someone with experience help me (in a sort of step-by-step way would be nice) install pcsx2 in 64 bit ubuntu 15? I read something about chroot, but also multiarch, being ...
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Risky to remove all i386 packages on a 64-bits install? [duplicate]

I don't use any 32-bits app on my 64-bits Vivid so i want to remove all i386 packages but I wonder if this can be done safely. Thx for help ! Edit : Here's the return from the 'dpkg -l | grep i386' ...
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How to re-install libgcc1:i386 which breaks libgcc1?

So, I went and did something very stupid. I have ubuntu-toolchain-r repository added to repositories which has up to some time ago provided libgcc1:i386 among other things. For a some time now the ...
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Skype install on 14.04 Tried to trace the problem

I tried to install Skype on Ubuntu 14.04. I think i traced the problem back and need help. First i checked if multiarch is enabled. localhost@localhost-W54-55SU1-SUW:~$ dpkg --print-architecture ...
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Is wine still installable on a up-to-date ubuntu 14.10 (utopic) amd64 system?

Is there still a way to install wine on amd64? When I try to install wine, I end up with: $ sudo apt install wine1.6-i386 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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If I have an x64 capable CPU, but install a x86 Ubuntu distribution, can I still run 64bit executables? [duplicate]

Also, would it be possible to install a x64 kernel, to transform it to a full 64bit installation?
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Switched from 32 to 64bit kernel. How to install 64bit packages?

I followed this answer and installed 64bit version of kernel. uname -m print x86_64, so it's working. When tried to install 64bit Chrome, Software Center complained about libcups:amd64. Tried to ...
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