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Re: Advice on changing to 64 bits



Joshua C. wrote:
> 64 bit but this shouldn't be a problem. Some verndor still don't want
> to build 64 bit versions of their apps (like Skype or Acrobat) but
> there are good alternatives to these.
> 
> As an ordinary consumer I'll recomend to stay with 32 bit version. 64
> is the future and ultemately everyone will switch to it. but at the
> moment all apps have 32 bit versions and not all are ported to 64 bit.
> At least no all written for linux. If you use wine you'd better stay
> with 32 bit.

For proprietary crap which still does not support x86_64 years after its
introduction and for WINE, you can run the 32-bit versions on your 64-bit
system just fine, you don't have to go fully 32-bit just for the legacy
crap.

        Kevin Kofler


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