intel 64bit?

Odd iodine at
Sat Jan 9 14:21:30 UTC 2010

Dedhi Sujatmiko wrote:
> Josef Wolf wrote:
>> Hello,
>> At is stated, that the 64
>> bit version is for AMD processors only. So I am curious: how to install 64 bit
>> for intel processors?
> Which Intel Processor you are using?
> Intel has 2 kind of 64 bit architecture :
> a. the original Intel IA-64 (Itanium)

Ubuntu doesn't exist for Itanium. And it's highly unlikely that
anyone using a Itanium based machine woul be confused
about these things. You're only adding to the confusion.

> then since it did not get accepted nicely in mass market, later on they 
> licensed the code from AMD, thus the
> b. AMD64 or generically called x86-64

It's generally called x64.


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