Site Moderator Posts: 34374 Joined: 6. The option was already set to allow virtualisation on this machine, but on a lot of machines that seems to be an issue indeed. See Perryg's post just above yours. So sat and downloaded the x86 cd iso. Many thanks Hey jocelyn, I know it relates to an old post but I ran into the same issue.
I'm trying to install Lubuntu on my laptop sorta old 2005. I read on another in the forum that people have had to go into the Bios. I have seen old posts and there was a link to a 32 bit Ubuntu install but the link did not work as I guess the pages have moved since the post was made over a year ago. Code can be found on Any issues can be reported Additionally, feel free to message us if your non-spam! Choose this if you are at all unsure. It does not boot up so was asked if i could get some data off. Not the answer you're looking for? Unfortunately I got this message. Windows 7 64-bit edition i5 processor 20Gb Ram.
Note: Fedora had no such problem. For machines that old, you may be better installing the lighter flavours, Lubuntu, Xubuntu or Ubuntu-mate. . Not hopeless - and certainly many 32-bit hardware is still perfectly capable today - but becoming less useful by the day. I noticed under System Settings that I was unable to access the Acceleration tab; and that I couldn't adjust the Processor s beyond 1 under the Processor tab. Delete any VirtualBox which is present earlier that caused issue.
Browse other questions tagged or. The Ubuntu community on Reddit This subreddit is for news, information and general discussion related to Ubuntu. What can I do to install Lubuntu on my computer? These can be in under the headings Processor, Chipset, or Northbridge. None of the solutions mentioned have worked and I definitely am operating on a 64 bit machine -- Windows 10 see screen shot. Do i need an older version.
I am using a 64-bit machine. See how it's only for 32bit. Site Moderator Posts: 28091 Joined: 4. Recently Google Chrome added itself to the list of 64-bit only app. I would truly appreciate some help in resolving this issue. Please don't spread these rumours as they might contribute to the notion that 32 bit is hopeless.
Would you like to answer one of these instead? And mounted it and went allover again… guess what? They yield more reliable downloads. Not the answer you're looking for? The option was already set to allow virtualisation on this machine, but on a lot of machines that seems to be an issue indeed. Hello, I am totally new to ubuntu but want to give it a whirl. First couple of times, it was just the install screen and nothing i can move. However, I'm loathe to do this as this is a work desktop.
If you miss it the first time, reboot and try again. However, my drop-down menu in step 3 only has 32-bit versions available. I am using a 64-bit machine. Feb 2015, 17:56 1 64-bit guests need hardware-virtualzation enabled in the hosts bios. Browse other questions tagged or.
Site Moderator Posts: 28091 Joined: 4. I downloaded the latest version and have tried to install it on an old Toshiba laptop to see how it fares. Search the alternative installer page on the Ubuntu download page and look for the 32-bit option. What most probably happened in the thread you're linking is that the user shut down the host completely and restarted it. I'm not aware of the existence of such systematic list either. Verify you have a 64-bit version of Windows as well.
Xubuntu was more reliable but somewhat sluggish. I'm using Visual box version 5. Verify you installed the 64-bit version of VirtualBox. The Virtual Box software has to run on your hardware, with 32-bit software if that is what your machine is. It helps to tap the key about twice a second when the computer is coming up. I have 24 of them.