State of the 64bit?
papillion at gmail.com
Mon Oct 18 19:25:17 UTC 2010
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On 10/18/2010 01:52 PM, Tom Browder wrote:
>> Well, while I can't speak for others, I 'stumbled across the problem' by
>> doing nothing more than the standard installation. Granted, it was on
>> slightly older hardware (about a 3 year old Acer Aspire laptop) but
>> still *should* have worked.
> Did anything remain from an older installation such as /opt or /usr/local?
> I have had problems caused by slightly different 64-bit layouts and
> some library search issues from /usr/local held over from older
> installations (early 64-bit and 32-bit and other distros).
> Cleaning up my act solved those issues and I haven't looked back to 32-bit.
Nope, nothing was their. I was moving from Windows to Linux so I did a
complete format and installed from scratch.
So what is so great about 64bit? Does it use resources better? Do you
think it could run on
or would I experience severe quality problems?
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