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Old 04-04-2005, 09:56 PM   #1
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ubuntu a64


how is driver support on linux for a64 distros? i'd love to use the a64 version of ubuntu and take full advantage of my proc, but if it's going to be more unstable or unsupported than the plain old 32-bit version, i don't want to use it.
 
Old 04-05-2005, 09:58 PM   #2
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anyone?
 
Old 04-06-2005, 09:15 AM   #3
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in my opinion ubuntu amd64 works really well. All my motherboard (asus k8NE) hardware (IDE, audio, net, fx5200 VGA) is supported without problems.
 
Old 04-07-2005, 08:29 AM   #4
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I have ubuntu hoary and I faced noproblems with the drivers so far. everything worked fine from the very beginning.

Regards!
 
Old 04-11-2005, 09:18 PM   #5
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whatabout support for java, flash, and other popular plugins?
 
Old 04-13-2005, 10:49 PM   #6
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does it support the ati video cards? more specifically, does anyone know if it supports the ati mobility radeon 9600? even more specficially (!), has anyone installed the 64 bit ubuntu on an emachines m6809 laptop and got everything to work? thanks in advance!
 
Old 04-14-2005, 12:29 AM   #7
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If you download and burn the LiveCD you can try it out for yourself
 
  


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