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How to run 32bit binary on current ubuntu 64bit system?

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I have some legacy binary code. Is there a way to run it on a current 64bit ubuntu system?

~$ file y
y: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for GNU/Linux 2.0.0, not stripped
~$ ./y
-bash: ./y: No such file or directory
posted Jul 27, 2013 by Salil Agrawal

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You might get away by installing the 32bit libraries.
$ sudo apt-cache search ia32-libs
ia32-libs - ia32 shared libraries - transitional package
ia32-libs-multiarch - Multi-arch versions of former ia32-libraries
$ sudo apt-get install ia32-libs

answer Jul 27, 2013 by Sonu Jindal
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