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Old 10-26-2007, 02:20 PM   #1
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32bit or 64 bit question


How do I find that linux box is running in 32 bit or 64 bit?

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You can use the command lshw to list the hardware, including processor. Or you can use uname -a and see if you have a kernel that's something like 2.6.23-amd64 (amd64 is the common term for 64 bit processors and thus if you have a 64 bit kernel installed, it probably references this).
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