12.04 LTS: 64-bit desktop by default?

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Wed Apr 18 13:58:34 UTC 2012

Stuart Langridge [2012-04-18 13:17 +0100]:
> instead of primarily thinking of the DVD move as being about "add
> more packages" (and thus losing the discipline that the restricted
> CD size brings), think of it as being about "support more machines",
> so there is One True Ubuntu DVD regardless of which architecture
> you're on and there's not a choice between i386 and amd64, between
> different languages, and so on?

I can't say I like this much. Instead of penalizing some 20% of users
who downloaded the wrong image, this would penalize 100% of users by
always having to download both effectively, knowing that 50% of it is
a definitive waste.


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