32 or 64??

Raquel raquel at thericehouse.net
Sat Jan 30 16:33:00 UTC 2010

On Sat, 30 Jan 2010 06:32:34 -0800
Johnneylee Rollins <johnneylee.rollins at gmail.com> wrote:

> >>> I just bought a new HP notebook with 4GB of memory and
> >>> wondering if I should install the 32 or 64 bit version of
> >>> Ubuntu?  I do work, on occasion, in Windows using VirtualBox.
> Raquel, to make full use of your ram I would suggest 64-bit.
> >        I read the referenced URL and it tells me that 32 bit is
> > the way to go IF you want zero problems. If you want to play with
> > 64 bit and have serious problems then by all means us 64 bit.
> Karl, again you are wrong. There is really good support for 64-bit
> and I have used it for the last year and a half flawlessly.
> This isn't windows, you don't need some compatibility layer. To the
> OP, don't listen to Karl, he seems to get all his knowledge from a
> rather large empty expanse in his head. What exactly are the serious
> problems you mention? Do you even know what you are talking about,
> and no, your PhD in making a light bulb work doesn't matter.
> Raquel, don't listen to Karl.
> ~SpaceGhost

Yeah.  Carl is like "white-noise".

Space, you seem to indicate using 64-bit with no problems.  Are you
using 64-bit on a desktop?  AT this point I'm really not into
struggling to make something work.

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