[DC LoCo] 32-bit vs 64-bit ubuntu

Kenneth Stailey kstailey at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 15 03:51:02 BST 2010


32-bit OS on 64-bit-capable hardware is fine.

Most new PeeCees are 64-bit-capable.



--- On Tue, 9/14/10, Phil Shapiro <pshapiro at his.com> wrote:

> From: Phil Shapiro <pshapiro at his.com>
> Subject: [DC LoCo] 32-bit vs 64-bit ubuntu
> To: ubuntu-us-dc at lists.ubuntu.com
> Date: Tuesday, September 14, 2010, 9:47 PM
> hi ubuntistas,
> 
>    if i installed ubuntu on a core i3
> notebook that previously had windows
> 7 64-bit, do i need to install the 64-bit version of
> ubuntu? (i.e.
> would the 32-bit version of ubuntu work okay on that
> system?)
> 
>    i've read some places that staying with
> the 32-bit version of ubuntu
> means that you don't run into some headaches down the line
> when the
> apps you want to run aren't available in 64-bit versions.
> 
>                
> phil
> 
> 
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