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Old 02-14-2015, 09:56 PM   #1
beckwith
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can't install ia32-libs


My 64bit laptap with Debian 7.8.0...
Quote:
ia32-libs: Depends ia32-libs-i386 but is not installable
Something to do with enabling multiarchitecture I think
 
Old 02-14-2015, 11:15 PM   #2
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Yes, this issue is about multiarch. This should resolve your issue.

Code:
dpkg --add-architecture i386
apt-get update
apt-get install libc6:i386
For more information, see: https://wiki.debian.org/Multiarch/HOWTO

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Old 02-15-2015, 02:19 AM   #3
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thanks!
It is 2 years since I last did that, and could not remember the exact syntax.
I have now written it down!
 
Old 02-15-2015, 04:38 AM   #4
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Welcome. If you do happen to forget, just Google the error. When troubleshooting problems, doing a web search on an error message is often overlooked.

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