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Old 11-23-2010, 11:23 AM   #1
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Best 64-bit distro for an Acer AX3400?


Hello:

Which 64-bit distro works the best these days?

I'm using Ubuntu 32-bit on my Acer at present.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Thanks,
 
Old 11-23-2010, 11:47 AM   #2
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The one you're most familiar with.
 
Old 11-23-2010, 12:03 PM   #3
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Sometimes I think we need a sticky to explain that there is no best distro.
 
Old 11-23-2010, 12:25 PM   #4
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Hello,

the only difference that may lead to problems may be if a distro isn't multilib. If you're running pure 64bit you cannot install for example skype or wine.
Beyond that like AlucardZero wrote, use the distro you're familiar with.

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Old 11-23-2010, 12:27 PM   #5
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The one you're most familiar with.
Thanks for the very quick answer.

From what I can see, 64-bit distributions can be less than perfect.

So the question is: which 64-bit distro works/functions/operates/ the best?

Given the choice of a 64-bit distro that I am familiar with or a distro that works, I'd be willing to try it.

Is there such a distro?

Thanks,
 
Old 11-23-2010, 12:29 PM   #6
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Slackware64, obviously.
 
Old 11-23-2010, 12:30 PM   #7
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Sometimes I think we need a sticky to explain that there is no best distro.
I know that there is no 'best' distro for 32-bit linux but I was hoping that there was a 64-bit distro that clearly worked better than others.
 
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All of the big/modern ones work fine. RedHat/CentOS, SuSE, Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu, Slackware, etc.
 
  


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