Moving from Fedora to Ubuntu - am I doing the right thing?

Chris G cl at
Fri Oct 3 09:33:46 UTC 2008

On Fri, Oct 03, 2008 at 12:24:30AM +0200, Joep L. Blom wrote:
> Knapp schreef:
> > Like it or hate it *ubuntu is on top and that means that if there is a
> > breeding edge piece of software out there then it has been compiled
> > for *ubuntu. It has been a real winner for me because it is so easy to
> > use. I used Gentoo and ya it boots fast and runs fast but the time
> > taken to keep it up does not match the free time I have because Ubuntu
> > takes care of it for me. EI, ubuntu is easy to use and does the jobs
> > well.
> > 
> > I have yet to find something that I can't make run on Ubuntu without
> > much fuss and I run 64 bit.
> > 
> > 
> How do you play flash 9.0 on the 64-bit processor?
> I haven't succeeded, I hope I don't highjack this thread but you said 
> ".. to find something I can't make run on Ubuntu.." and I wonder how you 
> do this.

I have a 64-bit Fedora (the one I'm going to replace with Ubuntu,
probably),  most applications are 64-bit as well but I have a 32-bit
Firefox (with the requisite libraries).  That makes all the issues
with 64-bit Firefox go away.

Chris Green

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