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Re: 64bit or 32bit for my laptop



Wendell Nichols wrote:
> The main problem is the lack (for the moment) of a generally available
> 64 bit java plugin for firefox.  This has just in the last few weeks
> been made available

IcedTea has shipped with a 64-bit plugin for a while so...

> but because it was unavailable for so long many vendors didn't produce
> 64bit native code to go with their applets for linux.

... that's just a lame excuse. Those vendors just don't give a darn about
GNU/Linux, it's already a surprise that they bothered providing a
32-bit .so for GNU/Linux.

        Kevin Kofler


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