Will Installing ia32-libs on a 64-bit System Cause Problems?

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Ow That Hurts
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Will Installing ia32-libs on a 64-bit System Cause Problems?

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Hi all:

Will Installing ia32-libs on a 64-bit System Cause Problems for Mint 13 Mate 64-bit???

I can't get my printer (Canon MX340) to work and I saw there is a fix for it where they said:

"You need to install the package that contain the lib32 version of the libpopt.so.0 file"

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sudo apt-get install ia32-libs
But is that going to mess things up for my system???

Thanks in advance.

P.S. the entire instructions are here:

http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=60503
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Re: Will Installing ia32-libs on a 64-bit System Cause Probl

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No, it shouldn't. The package just contains 32-bit libraries for compatibility.
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Re: Will Installing ia32-libs on a 64-bit System Cause Probl

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Thank You, proxima_centauri!!!
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