Ubuntu on AMD64

R Kimber rkimber at ntlworld.com
Wed Sep 27 19:32:16 UTC 2006

On Wed, 27 Sep 2006 15:18:43 -0400
"Colin Kern" <razael1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've been using Ubuntu on my desktop system for about 5 months now,
> and I love it.  I'm getting a laptop this weekend with an AMD 64-bit
> processor, and I was wondering how, if at all, Ubuntu changes on a
> laptop and a 64-bit architecture.  How is the hardware support?  Are
> the same software packages available through Synaptic/apt-get as with
> a 32-bit system?  Any comments on this would be helpful.

It works fine on my Acer.  No hardware problems for me.  Pretty much the
same 64bit packages available.  You may need to specify a particular
video resolution when you do the install.

- Richard.
Richard Kimber

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