Fwd: Proposal: Let's drop i386

ray burke rayburke30 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 04:25:44 UTC 2018

Nils 11//7/2018,

I am glad you explained the  "drop i386" more layman to other people, Thanks?


On 7/11/18, Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net> wrote:
> Stephen Morris wrote:
>> On 17/5/18 9:17 am, Valorie Zimmerman wrote:
>> > explain the thinking on the part of the Ubuntu developers as to why
>> > they are discontinuing the i386 images. For us, this would mean that
>> > the 18.04 LTS is the last i386 ISO that we will be publishing.
>> > For now the i386 *packages* in the archive are not going away.
>> Is this article saying that from 18.10 onwards people are not going to
>> be able to run 32 bit applications on their 64 bit images?
> No, if you read the important parts again (see above) you should notice
> that the i386 packages will still be available. The only thing removed
> are the i386 images. The term "images" refers to the install images,
> i.e. you won't get the ISO images to create install media for i386
> machines.
> Nils
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