[ubuntu-us-nm] Question - 32/64 bit

Kurt von Finck mneptok at mneptok.com
Sun Nov 13 21:14:07 UTC 2011


On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 2:04 PM, Researcher Taylor
<research at lawlearners.org> wrote:
> Nick,
>
> That didn't work for 10.04.  All that came back was "unknown"  Kurt's
> command:
>
> uname -a && lsb_release -a
>
> gave no errors, but, produced this:
>
> Linux fox-laptop 2.6.32-35-generic #78-Ubuntu SMP Tue Oct 11 15:27:15 UTC
> 2011 i686 GNU/Linux
> No LSB modules are available.
> Distributor ID:    Ubuntu
> Description:    Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS
> Release:    10.04
> Codename:    lucid
>
> I typed this on a laptop with an Intel Atom processor.   I know I installed
> a 32 bit version on the laptop but I don't see anything in what came back
> (above) about "x86_32" or Intel.  Sorry for the confusion.

That i686 piece means 32-bit.

>From my AMD64 (x86-64) machine:

Linux set 3.0.0-12-generic #20-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct 7 14:56:25 UTC 2011
x86_64 GNU/Linux
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID:	Ubuntu
Description:	Ubuntu 11.10
Release:	11.10
Codename:	oneiric

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