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Installing 32-bit libraries on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus

Ubuntu used to have a hackish way to get a 32-bit runtime on a 64-bit system with the ia32-libs package. However, that has been deprecated in favour of MultiArch and now we have the following steps to get things like adb and crclient working again:

  • Enable the i386 architecture (as root user):
dpkg --add-architecture i386
apt-get update
  • Install 32-bit libraries (as root user):
apt-get install libc6:i386 libstdc++6:i386

It’s worth noting how it’s similar to how it’s done in Fedora, i.e. dnf install glib6.i686 and so on.