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Old 07-09-2012, 04:07 PM   #1
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Is Kubuntu 12.04 64bit version buggy vs 32bit version?


I downloaded kubuntu 12.04 iso 64bit but it was recomending 32bit. why? is it buggish?

Wouldnt be the case of installing it? (in partition, no VM ware)

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I want itfor heavy concurent programming to data structures with g++ 4.6.+
 
Old 07-09-2012, 04:36 PM   #2
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Canonical recommends the 32 bit versions for a few simple reasons:
1. There are still people with 32 bit PCs out there and since Ubuntu is aimed at newbies this is a way to make sure that they download a version that runs on any PC.
2. There is some exotic and older hardware that has no 64 bit drivers.

Other than that there is no reason to prefer a 32 bit version over a 64 bit version on a somewhat recent PC.
 
Old 07-10-2012, 01:20 AM   #3
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hmm so except that, there is no reason for not installing it on my 64bit intel i386 PC eh?

But the 32 bit still wont create problems installing it on a 32 bit pc wright?

(If not answered i consider the answer is positive)

Thank you very much

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The 32 bit version will run fine on your PC, but will not use its potential to the fully extent.
 
  


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