Kubuntu Amd64

manchicken manchicken at notsosoft.net
Tue Jul 24 14:32:09 BST 2007


On Tuesday 24 July 2007 03:13:53 Knapp wrote:
> A 64 bit system WILL run 32 bit software. You just need to set it up right
> to do it. I use Automatix to do this for me and have no problems.
> The trick is that a 32 bit package needs all its bits and pieces to be 32
> bit also, IE libs and such. You can run a 32 bit program and a 64 bit one
> at the same time.
> http://www.getautomatix.com/wiki/index.php?title=Installation
> Douglas
>
> On 7/24/07, Naja Melan <najamelan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > just to get something straight...Will 32bit software install on x64
> > kubuntu or not?
> >
> > It looks like alot of this thread is about problems with x64 software,
> > and not with x64 OS, or am i wrong?
> >
> > greets
> > naja
> >
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I've never used automatix (though I have heard horror stories), but I have 
used the walk-throughs on the wiki (wiki.ubuntu.com).  Either way, it's 
worthy trying out.  I like my amd64 machine.  It works well.

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