[Beowulf] 32 bit or 64bit pkgs re /usr/local over NFS is okay, Joe
csamuel at vpac.org
Mon Jul 7 20:53:23 PDT 2008
----- "Jon Aquilina" <eagles051387 at gmail.com> wrote:
> do u happen to have gtalk by any chance. i downloaded the 64bit
> version of kubuntu. i think the kernel is a 64bit kernel but i
> suspect that the pre pkged debians arent or might not be?
The Debian/Ubuntu way is to be a proper 64-bit distro
on AMD64, so userland is 64-bit.
This is why some people find it hard to run legacy 32-bit
closed source apps there, such as Flash, etc.
Ubuntu's support for these has improved greatly, though.
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