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Is it true that there will not be 32-bit versions of Ubuntu Server anymore? If so, that's really unfortunate.

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Where did you hear this? –  Magpie Dec 5 '12 at 0:12
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Yep it's true. You can read more here: http://www.thevarguy.com/2012/08/23/ubuntu-server-plans-to-move-away-from-32-bit-computing/

But it's not a big deal, especially on a Server. It's not like they're completely dumping 32-bit. You can still download Ubuntu 12.04 for 32-bit severs and then you can just update most packages from there. Also, since 12.04 is an LTS you've got at least 3 years of Updates and 7 years of support for it. By then you'll probably have already upgraded your PC/Server to a 64-bit system.

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Okay, thanks! I run my PC on 64-bit, I just asked because I do have a few servers on Ubuntu Server that are 32-bit. –  Kyle Dec 2 '12 at 4:23
    
Well, don't worry about them since they should keep getting updates for awhile even if they don't get any more Major Releases. –  japzone Dec 2 '12 at 4:25
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It seems you can still download an ISO for Ubuntu 12.10 Server 32 bit directly from the release page:

PC (Intel x86) server install image For almost all PCs.

This includes most machines with Intel/AMD/etc type processors and almost all computers that run Microsoft Windows, as well as newer Apple Macintosh systems based on Intel processors. Choose this if you are at all unsure.

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