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Old 11-28-2012, 03:32 PM   #1
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Question Debian on old laptop


Hello

I want to install a Linux server on my old Laptop and use it as a server.
I'm thinking on use Debian. But i can't find a X-86 architecture with 64-bit and i need to use more than the 2 GB ram the 32-bit allows.
Are there any way that I can install it on my laptop with 64-bit?
My laptop is using an Intel I2 duo, which is a dual core, X-86.

if not, will Xubuntu be a good idea?
 
Old 11-28-2012, 03:34 PM   #2
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EDIT: Read the post and promptly forgot what I'd read.

http://www.debian.org/CD/torrent-cd/

You are looking for the amd64 images. They'll work on intel systems.

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Old 11-28-2012, 03:46 PM   #3
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Thanks
I was also thinking of that but I was not sure.
 
Old 11-28-2012, 08:50 PM   #4
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I'm thinking on use Debian. But i can't find a X-86 architecture with 64-bit
Debian names those amd64.

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i need to use more than the 2 GB ram the 32-bit allows.
32 bit can use 4GB without PAE (about 3.2GB usable) and more with PAE.
 
  


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