[Beowulf] 32 bit or 64bit pkgs re /usr/local over NFS is okay, Joe

Jon Aquilina eagles051387 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 7 22:51:25 PDT 2008


in regards to flash i dont have any issues with it.

On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 5:53 AM, Chris Samuel <csamuel at vpac.org> wrote:

>
> ----- "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.
>
> cheers,
> Chris
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Jonathan Aquilina
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