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Linux in VirtualBox

I've got virtualbox, I've got a linux iso. and when I go to start my virtual machine and install linux, it says "This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU". What do I do?

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Guest [Entry]

The easiest option is to download an x86 ISO, as you're unlikely to give more than 4GB of RAM to a VM. Especially if your host OS is 32-bit, running a 64-bit VM will be very slow.