32 Bit or 64 Bit

Loïc Grenié loic.grenie at gmail.com
Sat Oct 9 13:10:27 UTC 2010

2010/10/9 Jatin <daveyjatin at gmail.com>:
> Hi all
> How do i find out whether my laptop supports a 32 bit OS or 64 bit OS. I
> basically want to install 64 bit ubuntu on it. I am using a 32 bit
> ubuntu 10.04 on it as of now but want to know if i can install 64 bit
> ubuntu on it or not.
> Please let me know how do i find out this information on my existing
> laptop running 32 bit ubuntu 10.04

    Just tell what is the contents of the file /proc/cpuinfo. Open a terminal,

cat /proc/cpuinfo

  and post the result (the line containing "model name  :" is enough, but
  you can also post everything).


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