Ubuntu :: 32 Bits Version Packages Work On The 64 Bits Edition?
Jun 19, 2010
when I reformat ubuntu, I use AptonCD to save packages and then restore them without downloading anything over again. what I want to know is: I have the 32 bits ubuntu installed and then I downloaded the 64 bits version. If i reformat to the 64 bits one, would the DVD saved aptoncd packages from the 32 bits work on the 64 bits installation?
I'm quite new to linux and I recently (and courageously) upgraded the computer of my work from opensuse 11.0 32bits to opensuse 11.2 64bits.
Well, everything would be quite fine except that I still have some softwares 32 bits that have the 64 bits version available. I know that because, using YaST, I can see by the Installed software section that there are 'choices' of versions for some programs; these versions are 'i586' and 'x86_64', and many of them have the i586 version installed.
So, I wonder if there is some type of auto upgrade all programs which are i586 and have the matching x86_64 avaliable...
About 7 years ago I setup a Redhat system with 8 serial terminals and 8 serial printers, this is still running but I need to get another system running so the original can be taken down for maintenance. The printers are ancient Newbury data dot matrix wide carriage with 7 data bits receive 8 data bits transmit Xon/Xoff flow control. Now I remember setting the transmit and receive data bits as above but after 7 years can't remember where.
I tried to install ns2.27 on my Ubuntu 9.10 64-bits version. I downloaded the gcc-3.3...amd64.deb instead of the one you recommend. When installing the debian files, I get this at the terminal
I don't see any errors but the file is not installed (I think) because when I go to synaptic they are not there. And trying to proceed with the ns2 installation results in error since I don't have the gcc3.3
My laptop has a Realtek 8187b usb wireless card. It was working using ndiswrapper and WinXP driver in Debian Sid (32-bits version). I cannot use rtl8187 module because I just can use it beside the access point. With Windows (XP, Seven) I can go to my bedroom and use wireless, with Debian and rtl8187 module I can't. Ndiswrapper solved this problem...
Yesterday I've installed Debian Sid (64-bits version) and ndiswrapper is not working anymore. I've tried a lot of drivers (XP, XP64, Vista, Vista64, Seven, Seven64). XP64 version crashes the computer and I need to reboot to use Debian again. My access point is a D-LINK 2640t.
iomega prestige 1TB fails to mount on Fedora 15 32 bits. that machine has a USB2 port. /var/log/messages reports this in a loop:
on my Fedora 15 64 bit laptop, it crashes the whole box. (I'll post later the /var/log/messages extract). That machine has a usb 3 port. I'm most interested in making it work under Fedora 15 32 bit, but the crash under 64 bit may give other insight
I use slack 13.1 64 bits on my intel i7 machine. That is I can't find a flash-player plugin that works on all browsers. The firefox crashes on open. The release of adobe 64 bits plugin simply doesn't work on any browser. I use slack 13.1 64 plus kde. Anyone knows some that works?
I have 2 HDD, one is 500 GB, the other is 70 GB, 1.5 GB RAM and a 256 MB nVidia graphics card.In one HDD I have Win XP 32 bits, the other one is empty, and I want to install Ubuntu, so I downloaded the .iso 32 bits from the official page, burned it with the recommended software, no problems (I used the slowest speed).I reboot the computer, BIOS > Boot from CD, and Ubuntu screen appears (sorta purple with black).About 10 mins pass by, it's still "loading" or something, and, suddenly, it just freezes, out of the nowhere.Here's a short vid of what happens:
I have a problem with my package managers when ever I use a package manager, here is the message I get:
aptitude search aircrack-ng [ ERR] Reading package lists E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/us.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_natty_main_bina ry-amd64_Packages E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened. [Code]....
So after updating to 11.04 every so often bits of either panel disappear. If I change the colour or transparency then change it back the part that was missing comes back. How can I prevent it from happening though?
If i am the owner of all my files and am looking to change recursively the permissions of my home folder to something more secure than 644 (the default). What is the difference between 640 and 600. I know that the middle digit refers to the group, but what exactly will this mean for me? It seems i can r/w no problem without root password regardless of whether it's 640 or 600.
I tried posting the following over at the Sabayon forum but its pretty quiet over there and this quiestion could relate to any two other distros, question:-
I have dual booted an acer 5220 laptop with Sabayon 4 and Ubuntu - Ubuntu was first on there and 8.10 saw my wifi card straight away, (in fact 8.4 saw it but only after conecting via ethernet to do the first round of updates) but Sabayon 4 just will not connect via wifi - Is it possible to take the working wifi part of the ubuntu installation? Or am I barking up the wrong tree? I love the look of Sabayon.
Currently running 9.10 and am interested in 10.04 upgrade but download manager tells me this is a 1.2 GB download and I have just a wireless connection making this a lengthy and tedious affair.Is there any way of doing a partial upgrade bits at a time without having to go whole hog?
I have a dual boot (WinXp, Ubuntu) on my machine. Unbuntu is installed in the same partition of WinXp. Evertime i have to access a windows file or folder i mount the windows drive using the following command
Code: sudo mount -t ntfs -o nls=utf8,umask=0222 /dev/sda1 /media/c
This works just fine. My problem is that all the files are loaded with -rwxrwxrwx and the directories drwxrwxrwx. I cannot change the file mode bits using chmod even in su mode. chmod incidentally works just fine and does not give any error. But the file mode bits are still the same.
I installed recently Ubuntu 10.04 32 bits server CD to USB stick (EXT4). The target machine is an 500Mhz VIA Epia Pico-ITX equipped with 1Gb of memory. This x86 server will run one or two processes 24/7 actively in memory. Therefore not too many writes to disk, maybe once or twice a week editing config files. Also I compiled the latest vanilla kernel, 220.127.116.11 atm, and optimised for VIA C3. However I like to limit my question in this thread to limit disk writes on USB stick, please let me know if you know other good tweaks to apply I did not find (overlooked) here.