32 bit vs 64 bit

Chris Jones christopher.rob.jones at cern.ch
Tue Aug 24 18:57:00 UTC 2010

> Note that in 64bit , the flash used is actually the 32bit one, running in a 
> pluginwrapper to allow it to be used in 64bit. Ususally this does work fine, 
> but not for everyone , and definitely not in Boxee in my case. So it really 
> does warrant trying both versions out.

Note, whilst I haven't tried it myself it is technically perfectly possible to run 32 bit binaries on 64 bit systems. So, for instance, if flash was a problem for you just install the 32 bit version of the package in question (firefox, whatever). Problem solved...


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