[ubuntu-uk] New omputer.......Ubuntu install help
scoundrel50a at gmail.com
Thu Apr 7 13:13:39 UTC 2011
On 07/04/2011 14:05, Avi Greenbury wrote:
> scoundrel50a wrote:
>> now I'm unsure. If I increased the RAM would that be a problem with
>> installing 32 on here? I'm glad I asked now.
> Nope, no problems.
> A 32-bit processor can only address about 3.5GB of ram natively,
> 64-bit processors can address some incomprehensibly large amount of
> There's a technique which effectively extends 32 bit processors such
> that they can address 64GB of memory. This requires support in both
> the CPU and the operating system - linux kernels that use it are
> sometimes often 'bigmem'. All processors have shipped with PAE support
> for quite some time, and Ubuntu comes with it.
One question though, I am having to create an ubuntu disc from a Windows
computer, and not done that before. What is the best software to make an
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