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The other answers here show that while this is theoretically possible, it is very complex and probably not worth the effort. You can, however, do a clean install and make the process relatively painless if you keep your $HOME the same. The general process will be Make a backup of your list of installed packages and the list of automatically-installed ...


The answer is given in a mailing list comment by Stefan Dösinger entitled Wine 64 bit OSX has a ABI incompatibility with Win64 - OSX overwrites a CPU register that Win64 applications expect to remain untouched. Apple can’t change the ABI because there are already 64 bit OSX apps that expect things to work that way. A potential workaround may be to run ...


You need to enable enable VT-x/AMD-v in the host PC BIOS to be able to run 64 bit guests. Otherwise as you have found out, several emulation framework/technologies will only allow you to use 32 bit guests. Here is an article about how to enable Intel Virtualization Technology (vt-x) and amd-v in BIOS ...


Use the repositories and don't try to install packages with the wrong architecture and dependencies. aptitude purge dia apt-get update apt-get install dia

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