ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 1720

Chris Mohler cr33dog at gmail.com
Thu Oct 23 20:08:20 UTC 2008

On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 4:29 AM, Sardar M Adnan Khan
<sardar.adnan at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hello.
> I have got Windows Vista Home Edition installed on a Dell Inspiron 1720
> laptop. And I want to try ubuntu on it. It has got a T750 Core 2 Duo
> Processor.
> I am not sure if I have to install a ubuntu 32-bit or 64-bit.
> I was told I need to install a 64-bit because normally Core 2 Duo Processors
> supports them. But now I am confused as i am running Vista 32-Bit on the
> laptop.
> Could anyone of yous please help me with this ?

Personally, I'd say try 32-bit first - esp. if you are not familiar
with Ubuntu or linux in general.  Unless things have changed, getting
some things (like flash player) to work with 64-bit takes a little
extra work...

Just my two cents...


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