Software Management call for RFEs

Simone Caronni negativo17 at
Thu May 23 11:59:49 UTC 2013

On 23 May 2013 13:44, Jan Zelený <jzeleny at> wrote:

> +1 for this, the dependency hell for 32 bit applications is really a major
> pain in the new versions of Ubuntu. I have dealt with that multiple times
> and
> I wasn't able to resolve all the problems (e.g. Google Earth still doesn't
> work on Ubuntu for me)

Actually the first time I stepped onto this (Notes installation, in fact;
which we could never get to work) it reminded me a lot of the Windows
SysWOW64 mess.

For those that do not know:

32 bit: C:\WINDOWS\system32

64 bit: C:\WINDOWS\system32
32 on 64 bit: C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64 + the 32 bit software sees that folder as



You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of
the shore (R. W. Emerson).
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