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Old 05-02-2004, 10:38 PM   #1
skguha
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Architecture


Hi,

I am new to linux and using Fedora distribution. How do I find out the architecture whether it is i386 or i686 or src or sparc etc?

Thanks...
 
Old 05-02-2004, 11:21 PM   #2
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src is not an archetecture it is simply the source code for the program.

not quite sure how you find out but if you are running a modern PC it will probably be i686.

Unlikely you will have spark
 
Old 05-03-2004, 12:37 AM   #3
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uname -m might do. Basically, though architectures work with 'and up' so anything that will run Linux at all will run an i386 package. It's only if it's an i686 and you're running a 586 that there's an issue. But that's for x86 - sparcs and macs and all this other stuff are for completely different boxes.
 
  


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