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Old 02-22-2010, 03:58 AM   #1
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Question debian 5.0 for intel x86 architecture means 32 bit OS ?

I've just finished installing debian 5.0.3 on my pc and i chose the installation set for the Intel x86 architecture.

Does it mean that my OS is then 32 bit and will be used to run only 32 bits applications ?
I'm doing also software developments with gcc with my linux box. Using this os and the gcc tools, for this os, will my software only be 32 bits ?
Thank you very much for your attention and your answers.
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Yes. If you want a 64 bit Debian use the amd64 installer.




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