magick.crow at gmail.com
Tue Jul 24 17:09:50 BST 2007
If you are into TRYING things then do it. If you are running this computer
and need it to live then don't try it OR try making it boot both systems
just like you would with windows. This is safe but takes more HD room.
On 7/24/07, manchicken <manchicken at notsosoft.net> wrote:
> On Tuesday 24 July 2007 10:41:09 Neil Winchurst wrote:
> > On Tue, 24 Jul 2007 10:13:53 +0200
> > Knapp <magick.crow at gmail.com> 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
> > > The trick is that a 32 bit package needs all its bits and pieces to be
> > > bit also, IE libs and such. You can run a 32 bit program and a 64 bit
> > > 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:
> > Well, now I am more confused than ever. I started this thread hoping
> > for a clear answer to, is it safe/sensible to try Feisty 64 bit or not?
> > The answers have certainly been mixed.
> > My computer does have an AMD64 processor. At the moment I am running
> > Edgy 32 bit and I have never had any problems that have had anything to
> > do with the mix of 64 bit processor and 32 bit distro.
> > Now what do I do??
> > Neil Winchurst
> What you do is totally your call. It is perfectly safe and sensible to
> amd64 Kubuntu. Most of the people who tell you differently are tied to
> non-free software that only appears in 32-bit form, who have thus far not
> been clever enough to make them work together. It's really not hard, as
> of these instructions exist on wiki.ubuntu.com.
> As for what you do, things DO work--and work well--on amd64. You will
> have a
> little more trouble with software that only comes in 32-bit until you get
> working 32-bit environment running (also on the wiki, look for firefox32
> the wiki for a pretty good tutorial), but all-in-all it's pretty easy.
> ~ manchicken <><
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