Fwd [ubuntu-release] Please promote 64-bit images by default on the download pages
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Wed Sep 4 19:58:42 UTC 2013
Aaron Honeycutt <aaronhoneycutt at outlook.com> wrote:
>I’ll included that in the official docs as it does seems to be
>important. The “uname -a” command will give you information about your
>kernel build which in turn will give you what you need to know.
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>From: Scott Kitterman
>Sent: Tuesday, September 3, 2013 10:46 AM
>To: Kubuntu Developer Discussion
>Jonathan Riddell <jr at jriddell.org> wrote:
>>Should we follow and recommend 64 bit?
>>My gut feeling is that most people have 64 bit computers now and I
>>trust the foundation team to have done the legwork to verify that. So
>>I'm in favour of it.
>Most do, but there have been stacks of 32 bit only Atom netbooks sold
>in the last several years. Given that we want to be friendly to
>non-technical users, I think we should wait.
>Try writing out the instructions for a non-technical user to figure out
>if they need a 32 bit image. I'm not sure how to do it.
>I'd suggest we do this for 14.10.
How do you explain they need 32 bit install media?
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