Fedora 64 bits
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Thu Nov 10 12:14:08 UTC 2011
On 10/11/11 12:02, Miguel Cardenas wrote:
> Hello friends
> I just bought a notebook that comes with Win7 64bits, am going to
> replace the system with linux but I have some doubts...
> Currently am downloading Fedora 16 (tried Fedora 15 in my old laptop but
> prefer the latest fresh version) 64bit version, but can't remember where
> I read that the 64bit linux system sometimes has incompatibility
> problems with some drivers and applications and recommended to use the
> 32bits... Is it true? It has an AMD E-350 dual core processor... Anyway
> will try this one but want to know if there's something I should be
> aware of... I can still get the 32bit version in case of troubles...
> Thanks for any comment
> Miguel Cardenas
Most of the 64bit problems are fixed, so I doubt you'll have any
problems specific to 64bit implementation. Certainly I've been using
64bit Fedora on my laptop for ~2 years without problems due to 64bit.
More to the point 32bit implementations cannot handle more than 4Gb of
memory should you ever wish to have 4Gb or more memory.
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