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Old 07-13-2012, 01:54 AM   #1
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64bit Linux versions write they are for amd64. Combatible for Intel 64bit also?

As i see 64bits linux versions are for amd64 architecture. Will they be combatible for my 64bit Intel P8700 also.

Its a common architecture wright?
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Of course. amd64 is often used for x86_64 because AMD came up with a 64-bit extension to x86_32 first, then Intel had to follow up.
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oh yeah yeah i remember about 2005 when it happened. so that was the reason as i immagined. it just remained the name


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