intel 64bit?

Amedee Van Gasse amedee-ubuntu at
Sat Jan 9 19:56:21 UTC 2010

On 09-01-10 17:46, Odd wrote:
> Dedhi Sujatmiko wrote:
>> Odd wrote:
>>> 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.
> Interesting. Didn't know that. Seems there is a newer version here:
> Thanks for making me aware.

>> Ah, I just quoting this :

Other Architectures

Ubuntu doesn't currently support any other architectures. This doesn't 
mean that Ubuntu won't run - in fact it is entirely possible that it 
*will* install without a problem. After all, Ubuntu is based on the 
Debian distribution, which has support for eight additional architectures.

However, if you run into problems, the Ubuntu people may or may not be 
helpful in getting you going - no promises here.

In other words: if the architecture is supported by Debian, you can (in 
theory) run Ubuntu on it. Ubuntu gives official support for just 3 of 
the 8 Debian architectures. For the other 5, you're on your own in case 
something nasty happens.

That being said, I have a Sun UltraSparc 5 somewhere, and I'm curious if 
I can get it to work. If only I had a Sun keyboard&mouse somewhere...

Amedee Van Gasse

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