[ubuntu-uk] New omputer.......Ubuntu install help

Dave Morley davmor2 at davmor2.co.uk
Thu Apr 7 12:44:25 UTC 2011


On Thu, 2011-04-07 at 13:28 +0100, Steve Flynn wrote: 
> On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 1:18 PM, scoundrel50a <scoundrel50a at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi, for now, instead of getting a Slate, I found a computer, that will be
> > better for what I need at the moment.
> >
> > The specs are:-
> >
> > Acer Aspire 5736Z
> > Pentium Dual Core CPU
> > T4500 @ 2.30 GHz
> > RAM 3.00 GB
> > 64 bit
> > Windows 7 Premium
> 
> > I want to install Ubuntu, but i'm a bit concerned about the fact its 64bit,
> > and having read a few peoples problems when trying to install. Just wondered
> > would there be any problems with the installation with this computer?
> 
> Processors have been 64 bit for quite some time now! Don't worry -
> that won't cause you a problem.
> 
> With this machine, unless you're planning on upgrading the RAM in the
> future, you can jsut install the 32 bit Kernel and you won't see any
> differrence.
> 
> -- 
> Steve
> 
> When one person suffers from a delusion it is insanity. When many
> people suffer from a delusion it is called religion.
> 
I have run 64bit for a while, there are only a couple of apps that ever
play up flash and wine.  Wine is now working well on Maverick and above
and 
-- 
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