64 bit: these are my apps
magick.crow at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 10:17:35 BST 2008
On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 6:23 AM, Andrew Jarrett
<jarrett.andrew at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 27, 2008 at 8:40 PM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
> > * VirtualBox non-free. I use the non-free as I need USB support
> I believe I was using the non-free on my 64-bit system at one time.
> > * Thunderbird (if Firefox is problematic, than thunderbird might be too)
> I'm sure it is not a problem.
> > * Wine (only for winplot32)
> There is a little special setup I think, but nothing too difficult.
> I'm not sure if you actually have to follow these instructions, but I
> think I did (for some reason).
> I have never used winplot32 through, though. Try checking the Wine
> App Database.
> > * GoogleEarth
> No idea.
> > * Sun Java (need it for studies)
I need it for my studies too and I had it working on my 64-bit box. I
> believe the necessary package is called sun-java6-jdk (this is the
> development kit which I assume you need - the package for just the
> runtime environment is called sun-java6-jre). If you need more, then
> you can try:
> apt-cache search sun java
> at the command-line.
I can't add much to this but to say that I am running 64 bit and use
Firefox (really swiftweasel), java (with swift, so must be 32 bit??),
wine, and google earth on it. I would tell you which was 32 bit but I
don't remember. So anyway it can work.
Douglas E Knapp
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