debian debiani386 at
Tue Jul 15 02:07:14 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-07-09 at 20:46 -0300, Bruno Contigiani wrote:
> Buenos Aires, July 9th, 2008
> Gentlemen:
>                 I have installed the Ubuntu 7.04 operating system in
> my computer, a Pentium 4 dual-core,
> without any problem, it works very well.
>                 But unfortunately I can't install any program in it,
> because every time that I try to install
> some application using the "Add and Remove applications" program,
> always the following sign appears:
> " (Name of application) cannot be installed in an equipment like yours
> (i386). Either the application requires special hardware functions, or
> the vendor decided not to support the equipments with caracteristics
> like yours" 
>                 I searched in the forums in Internet, and there I saw
> that many other people have the same problem,
> and it seems there is no practical solution to this problem, that
> makes the operating system almost useless.
>                 Do you have any suggestion about how to solve this
> problem?
>                 I look forwards to your answer and thank you very much
> in advance!
> Best regards
> Bruno Contigiani
> brunocontigiani at

it could be that the program(s) your are trying to install are not
compiled to function properly on your hardware. You may have to compile
the source on your computer so that way it will be compiled to your


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