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Old 02-03-2009, 08:12 PM   #1
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I cant find the right linux for me...


I like ubuntu but for some reason on my pc it install then every program doesnt support the platform is this because i have a 64 bit processor? well if u have any idea link me.
 
Old 02-03-2009, 09:01 PM   #2
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Have you tried the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu?

http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download
 
Old 02-03-2009, 09:40 PM   #3
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Have you tried the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu?

http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download
I'm almost positive that's what it installs and the platforms are not supported i don't know if that's right or not, do you possibly have a messenger My aim is Bodyrot@aol.in yes the whole thing and msn is B0dyr0t@hotmail.com
 
Old 02-03-2009, 09:52 PM   #4
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Hi Bodyrot,

would that be windows software that you are trying to install? And are you aware of the existence of synaptic package manager (System > Admin > Synaptic), a program that makes installing software as easy as a few simply clicks?
 
Old 02-03-2009, 10:09 PM   #5
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Hi Bodyrot,

would that be windows software that you are trying to install? And are you aware of the existence of synaptic package manager (System > Admin > Synaptic), a program that makes installing software as easy as a few simply clicks?
No i used wine for exe's and also synaptic didn't have skype(that I seen).Also Like the beryl and the icon gadget things wouldn't install.BTW I'm not a nub just for some reason Linux doesn't like me. Lol thanks for addressing that though.
 
Old 02-03-2009, 10:13 PM   #6
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To install skype, you need to set up the medibuntu repository.
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Medibuntu
 
Old 02-03-2009, 10:26 PM   #7
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To install skype, you need to set up the medibuntu repository.
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Medibuntu
Tryd i also tryd some text you put into terminal and like 2 or 3 other option always says no matter what i-386 i think idr wrong architecture, then was told it was the platform? any idears? I also want to say thanks for taking your time to help me.

Last edited by Bodyrot; 02-03-2009 at 10:27 PM.
 
Old 02-03-2009, 11:14 PM   #8
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Can you post the output of the command uname -a?
 
Old 02-04-2009, 09:16 AM   #9
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Can you post the output of the command uname -a?
I can when i get home But i will have to let Ubuntu install again formatted it 2 times thinking it was the os then a 3rd because i was bored. but yes i will later on.
 
  


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