[ubuntu-us-ut] 10.04 CD shipment ordered

Christer Edwards christer.edwards at gmail.com
Wed Apr 7 16:53:47 BST 2010

On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 9:33 AM, Charles Curley
<charlescurley at charlescurley.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Apr 2010 09:10:42 -0600
> Aaron Toponce <aaron.toponce at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It's rather annoying they've stopped shipping 64-bit. I understand the
>> reasoning of increased costs, but at the same time, they're hindering
>> the progress of 64-bit penetration in the market. Of course, then
>> again, Linux only has about 2% on the desktop, so where's the fire? :)
> Perhaps the idea is that if you have need of 64 bit Linux you have
> pipes fat enough to haul in the ISO and roll your own. That may also
> explain the two week delay.
> Release, BTW, is set for 29 April.

I'd say it is as simple as 32bit will run on either hardware whereas 64bit wont.

I still don't bother with 64bit except on servers that need it. If you
don't have 4G+, don't bother.

Christer Edwards

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