32-bit or 64-bit
stephen_o at rogers.com
Fri Jun 5 17:39:17 UTC 2009
> I just got a new Thinkpad T400/4Gb w/ Intel video at work and am trying to
> decide which version of kubuntu to install, 32-bit or 64-bit.
> What are people's experiences with Flash and VirtualBox on 64-bit? Are they
> reliable? (Does flash install in 64-bit with the restricted extras package?)
> Is there really a noticeable performance gain w/ 64-bit?
> Power management?
> X, especially w/ multiple monitors?
> Any gotchas to look out for on 64-bit?
The only way that you need 64bit is if you have more than 2 gigs of ram.
Other wise it doesn't make any difference. Except I noticed that some
closed source drivers for modems are not available for the 64bit versions.
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