32 bit vs 64 bit
wayward4now at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 05:43:09 UTC 2010
On Tue, 2010-08-24 at 17:03 -0400, Alan Dacey wrote:
> On Tuesday, August 24, 2010 12:24:25 pm Reinhold Rumberger wrote:
> > On Tuesday 24 August 2010, Nils Kassube wrote:
> > > BHASKAR SHARMA.N wrote:
> > > > better installing 32 bit as it's better than X64...which's
> > > > buggy....
> > >
> > > I'm sure you can back up that allegation with many launchpad
> > > entries for bug reports specific to the 64 bit version of
> > > Kubuntu. However I'm not affected by any 64 bit bugs on my
> > > machines and therefore I can't agree with you here. Maybe it
> > > depends more on the applications in use than on the system in
> > > general. On one of my machines I have both 32 and 64 bit versions
> > > installed and I don't notice a real difference. Therefore my
> > > suggestion to the original question would be to install 32 bit
> > > _and_ 64 bit and try out both. That would be two separate
> > > installations though and I don't know if the OP has sufficient
> > > space for them on the harddisk.
> > I originally didn't want to butt in on this, but since I've been
> > eyeing 64bit for a while now, and you claim not to have any problems
> > with it, I would just like to ask one quick question:
> > My main problem with installing a 64bit version of Kubuntu so far has
> > been flash. Are you saying that flash is working fine for you? I
> > don't have much use for it, but in those cases where I need it, I'd
> > really like it to work...
> > --Reinhold
> Flash works fine. When you install it from the repositories it pulls in ia32-libs
> so the 32 bit stuff works. The only problems I've been having is with my video
> drivers on a new install of 10.04. For some reason nouveau won't go away
> and leaves a shadow box on half my machine. Just booted up and it's not there
> so I think I finally fixed it.
I just ripped the package out, like a Hogswarts Mandrake Root. Wear your
earmuffs. :) Ric
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