running 32 bits software on linux 64 bits

Nils Kassube kassube at
Mon Dec 5 05:16:30 UTC 2011

Olivier Pavilla wrote:
> I have 2 software run under linux 32 bits. Mine is 64bit.
> I'm looking for light solution to run those 32 bit software on my
> ubuntu. I tried virtualbox. But it's too much heavy. Does Anyone have
> idea?

I think it should suffice to install the package "ia32-libs" to run 32 
bit applications on a 64 bit system.


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