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My question is about if i can install (Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit) on my machine if my processor is 32-bit core2duo 2,20GHz, 4GB RAM?

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closed as unclear what you're asking by psusi, dobey, Seth, Kevin Bowen, Avinash Raj Dec 14 '13 at 3:19

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Question is kind of nonsense... "can I install software on a machine that doesn't support it"... of course not... on the other hand, I'm almost certain that a core2duo is in fact, a 64 bit processor. –  psusi Dec 14 '13 at 1:03
possible duplicate of What are the system requirements for each flavor of Ubuntu Desktop? –  Seth Dec 14 '13 at 2:28

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No, you cannot install a 64bit operating system onto a 32bit system.

There is a 32bit version of Ubuntu if you need:

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Are you sure your cpu is 32bit? You didn't list a model #, but these are the 2.20ghz core2duo's I found on the intel website: E4500, T7500. Both are 64bit –  mango Dec 14 '13 at 1:05
To find out if your cpu is 32bit or 64bit type in terminal="sudo lshw -C cpu" –  mango Dec 14 '13 at 1:09
Yes i'm sure it's 32 bits. Thank you guys for answering –  user225253 Dec 16 '13 at 10:10

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