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Should I run Ubuntu 64bit on a laptop with 2GB of RAM? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Ubuntu Download recommend 32-bit install? I'm using an Asus K43E laptop with: - Intel Core i3 Sandy Bridge 2.1GHz - 2GB DDR3 - Onboard graphics On the Ubuntu ...
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Why (again) Ubuntu's recommended version (for 11.04) is 32bit, not 64bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why not use 64-bit Ubuntu? 11.04 is already available. But why 32bit is again recommended and what's "wrong" with x64 ? P.S. I know about this question, but this is kinda ...
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Why is 32 bit Ubuntu “recommended” and 64 not? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Ubuntu Download recommend 32-bit install? On the Ubuntu download page, you have a choice between 32 and 64 bit, and the 32 bit one is "recommended". Why is that? I ...
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Why 32bit installation of Ubuntu is recommended? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why not use 64-bit Ubuntu? When I tried to download Ubuntu, I have two options : 32bit and 64bit, and 32bit is recommended. Is there any reason for this?
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What are the differences between 32-bit and 64-bit, and which should I choose?

What is the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit Ubuntu? I've heard the 64-bit platform performs better and can detect more than 4GB of RAM. Also, while some apps haven't ported to 64-bit yet, ia32-...
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Intel Core i3 CPU is not 64 bit?

According to this page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/32bit_and_64bit the following Intel CPU's are 64bit: Intel F and 5x1 series Pentium 4 using the "Prescott" core Pentium D Core 2 (Solo, Duo ...
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Why does Ubuntu Download recommend 64-bit install?

Why would Ubuntu as a generalized statement recommend its 64 bit “flavour”? As far as I understand a 64-bit OS can only be installed on a 64-bit hardware (CPU), i.e. 32-bit and 64-bit OS can be ...
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Is 32-bit or 64-bit recommended for me based on my experience? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Difference between 32bit and 64 bit? So I've tried out the 32-bit Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop. My knowledge with Ubuntu (and linux in general) is fairly limited. So I want ...
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Which 11.04 file do I download?

Should be an easy enough question for you Ubuntu gurus out there. I need to know which Ubuntu file to download for a 64 bit disk image on this webpage. Thank you for your time and help.
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Can 32 bit use HDMI?

I want to buy a desktop, and use Ubuntu with it. My question is: Can I have a 32 bit computer with HDMI? Also, will it be beneficial to purchase a 64 bit computer, when it comes to Ubuntu?
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Why is there no laptop certified under 64-bit?

Ubuntu has a hardware certification program (http://www.ubuntu.com/certification). If you search under Release 11.10 and laptop, you will find that all are certified under 32-bit and none under 64-...
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Should i do 32 bit or 64 bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Difference between 32bit and 64 bit? I have a laptop with intel core i3 processor and 4 gigs of ram and intel r graphics. should I do a 32 or 64 bit install of 11.10, ...
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Is it OK to use 64bit ubuntu for development purposes?

I'm trying to install 32/64 bit ubuntu on my 6GB memory equipped PC. I'm going to use the ubuntu PC mainly for development purposes - Xilinx FPGA development, gcc both for 8086 and ARM software ...
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32bit vs 64bit on desktop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit and which should I choose? My cpu is Intel® Core™2 Quad Q8200 which, by Intel page support 64bit. I went to the download ...
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Which version is best for my desktop 32 or 64 bit? [duplicate]

Brining back to life a 2006 Dell Dimension E521 Desktop. Although its a 64 bit PC, could I run 32bit Ubuntu? Specs: 2.5 gb DDR2 RAM Memory Speed 533 MHz Single Channel Mode AMD Antholon 64 Processor ...