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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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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2answers
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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 ...
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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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1answer
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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 ...
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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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0answers
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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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Ubuntu 13.10 - desktop freezes when opening or importing a large size image?

I tried to add a raster layer to my QGiS dufour(memory size of the image was 52 MB) and the desktop freezed. It is not just QGIS,I have also tried to open this image via image viewer and it has also ...

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