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Re: the "proper" way to identify the bitness of your kernel and CPU



On Fri, 3 Apr 2009, Kevin J. Cummings wrote:

> Gregory P. Ennis wrote:
> > On Sat, 2009-04-04 at 01:55 +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> > > This snippet might be of interest:
> > > grep lm /proc/cpuinfo >/dev/null && [ `uname -m` != x86_64 ] && echo 'Your
> > > CPU is 64-bit-capable, you are running a 32-bit OS, why???'
> > >
> > >         Kevin Kofler
> >
> > Kevin,
> >
> > That would be a good addition !!! However I have some 64-bit
> > machines I wish had had the 32 bit os on because there are still a
> > some things that I have not been able to work with adobe flash on
> > 64 but work easily on 32.
>
> Adobe has made a BETA version of their flash player available (last
> September).  It is not packaged in an RPM, but only consists of one
> .so file that needs to be put in your /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins
> dir.  It works just fine (as compared to using the 32 bit plugin
> with a 32_64 bit wrapper):
>
> 		libflashplayer-10.0.d21.1.linux-x86_64.so.tar.gz
>

  there appears to be a newer version than the above:

http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/

rday
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