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from 32-bit OS to 64-bit OS

Posted 06-19-2010 at 09:57 AM by ionraedt

I am working with Ubuntu for quite a while (now 10.4 / 32bit).
As I have a 64-bit processor, I'd like to try a 64 OS.

You find enough meanings on the net about "why" and "why not" to change over to an 64-bit OS.
However, you don't find a lot about HOW to do it preserving as much as applications, settings and data from the old 32-bit system.
In short, what is the best way to upgrade your OS to 64-bit ??

Any comments are welcome...
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Blog post #1

Posted 06-19-2010 at 07:22 AM by 2ck

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Resetting gnome panels to default

Posted 06-18-2010 at 08:46 PM by trevorparsons

I'm sorry to say that the problems with Gnome's panels persist in Ubuntu 10.04 'Lucid Lynx'.

I've found on several different machines that it's all too easy for a change of monitor resolution, or some other tweak to xorg, to trigger an unresolvable ballsup in the top panel. The applet icons in the top panel get jumbled up, and even disappear.

Today I logged in to a freshly installed, rather than upgraded, Lucid system running in VirtualBox, and was greeted with an error...
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15 Must Have Applications in Ubuntu

Posted 06-18-2010 at 02:10 PM by sheshta
Updated 06-19-2010 at 10:29 AM by sheshta

This post appeared on Mostafa Sheshtawy's Blog

As we all know, the new ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx is now available for download . It is a very nice operating system, I posted earlier a Quick-Review on Ubuntu, you can check it out and see what's new and cool about the new Ubuntu.

However in this post, and as a web developer, I will recommend the things that web developers can't live without in this open source operating system. We will look at development tools and applications...
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Linux Mint on an old machine

Posted 06-18-2010 at 11:53 AM by stuartd
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I was given an old machine by a friend and I took it to work, where we have very few machines for people to use. It's a drop-in centre with very little money.

I put Windows on it to start with (XP Home) because that's what all our service users are used to. Every day a nag popped up telling us that we had nn days until the system expired and we'd have to register it.

I don't blame Microsoft for doing this. I can understand that they want people to pay for using their...
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