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Is there a 64bit version of ubuntu for intel CPUs? [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 that I'm planning on dual booting with. I want to use Ubuntu 13.04, but on the daily builds download page there is only "PC (Intel x86) desktop image" listed for intel, ...
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64-bit Intel machine can use the AMD64-bit? [duplicate]

I have a Intel 64-bit laptop with 8GB. I found somewhere that if I want to take the most out of my machine I should use the 64-bit version. But, is it correct that I can use the "Desktop image for 64-...
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Can I install 64 bit Ubuntu on my Intel Core i7 64bit PC? [duplicate]

I've an Intel Core i7 64 bit PC. I've seen that Ubuntu 14.04 LTS has the following two versions.. ubuntu-14.04-desktop-i386.iso (Intel 32 bit) ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso (AMD 64 bit) Can ...
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Ubuntu gnome 64- or 32-bit with i7? [duplicate]

so I'm sure my PC is 64 bit, but while downloading ubuntu gnome, I encountered this: PC (Intel x86) desktop image For almost all PCs. This includes most machines with Intel/AMD/etc type ...
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Wubi wants AMD64.tar.xz, I have Intel processor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Difference between the i386 download and the amd64? Is the 64-Bit version of Ubuntu only compatible with AMD CPUs? I have an Intel CPU but wubi wants to download wubi-...
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Is it a problem to have packages with “amd64” architecture when I have an intel cpu? [duplicate]

I am trying to debug a scanner install failure and when checking if the required packages were present or not I saw a difference in the package architecture. $ dpkg -l | grep Brother ii brscan-skey ...
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Can I use the -amd64.iso CDs to install on an Intel 64-bit computer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Difference between the i386 download and the amd64? I have a 64 bit Intel system, but the only iso image I can see to download is the "ubuntu-12.04-server-amd64.iso" image. ...
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Version Ubuntu 12.10 for Intel [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: amd64, i386 (32bit / 64bit) - Which version to choose? Difference between the i386 download and the amd64? When i want to start the download of Ubuntu 12.10 desktop 64 ...
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2answers
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Does Ubuntu 16.04 support intel 64 bit processers [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit LTS for a while and I'd love to try Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit LTS. In Ubuntu download page I found 64-bit ISO image as ubuntu-16.04-desktop-amd64.iso, I am bit confused ...
0
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1answer
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Which architecture should I install on Samsung N145 Plus? [duplicate]

I have a Netbook Samsung N145 plus and I want to know which of Ubuntu versions is the best for me. I will use GCC compiler on Ubuntu and some other programs for code development (Netbeans, Eclipse). ...
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2answers
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64 bit ubuntu studio version for intel pc [duplicate]

Is the "ubuntustudio-12.04.3-dvd-i386.iso" file 64 bit or 32 bit? If I have to download 64 bit version for my Intel PC (which has a 64 bit processor), which one should I download?
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1answer
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Which version should I use for i3-2100? [duplicate]

I know there are a plethora of people asking this question because I've read a number of them and am still confused. I have an i3-2100 with 16gb of memory, and an i5-560m with 4gb in a different ...
0
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1answer
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64-bit ubuntu 12.04.5 iso file for I5 NUC [duplicate]

I got an NUC i5 core assembled. Want to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (need that specific version for ROS HYDRO robot). Now looking at what Ubuntu image to pick. Selected the PC (Intel x86) desktop.iso ...
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1answer
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Choosing 64 bit Ubuntu on Universal USB installer [duplicate]

I would like to create an USB Live and I have intel processor which supports 64 bit systems but I dont know which version of Ubuntu best is for me..actually I have downloaded an Ubuntu iso file which ...
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2answers
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Is it better to install 32bit Ubuntu for a EMT64 processor? [duplicate]

I got a Dell OptiPlex 9010 recently - it has an Intel® Core™ i7-3770 Processor. Intel declares in the specifications (http://ark.intel.com/products/65719/) that it's compatible with 64bit instruction ...
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2answers
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS hangs during installation [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the 64bit version of 14.04 on a computer with an AMD Athlon 64 processor. The computer is currently running 64-bit window 7, which I plan to dual boot with Ubuntu. I downloaded ...
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1answer
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Is there a 64-bit version for Intel systems? [duplicate]

I am downloading the 64 bit version, but the tar file is labeled amd64.tar.xz...will this work on mhy intel 64 system, or should I just use the 32bit version?
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32 bit vs 64 bit [duplicate]

I'm new to the Ubuntu community and I have a question: I've noticed while downloading both 32 bit and 64 bit versions that the 32 is referred to as i386 (which I assume is an Intel reference) and the ...
0
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1answer
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Choosing which download to have [duplicate]

Is it possible to download ubuntu 16.04 for an i3 based machine which doesn't connect to the internet by first downloading to an amd based machine and then creating a bootable usb? (The download page ...
0
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1answer
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Which 14.04 version should I install? [duplicate]

My specific question is that I have 3.9GB of ram, but I don't have an AMD processor. I have the Intel i5. Do I install i386, or the AMD x64 version of 14.04? Let me know if there are other specifics I ...
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Do I have the correct .iso file? [duplicate]

I have a newer Intel I-7 laptop, with Windows 8, 64-bit. I downloaded the Ubuntu 12.04.2, 64-bit .iso file (as recommended on the website). I'm a little concerned because the filename is "ubuntu-12....
0
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2answers
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Switch from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 13.04 question [duplicate]

I am currently switching from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 13.04. When i download the .iso file from Ubuntu.com I notice that it said AMD64 and i have a intel cpu. Is there a certain version i need for intel ...
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ubuntu-12.10-desktop “amd64” and “i386” .iso [duplicate]

Now when i tried to download Ubuntu for win7 installer, it gave me an iso with "amd64" in it, assuming that it's based on the processor, so i decided to check for any other downloads and found "i386", ...
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13.04: Which version to install and when? [duplicate]

I'll soon get a new notebook with an Intel Core i7 (3rd gen) processor. I would like to install 64bit Ubuntu 13.04 on the notebook and have the following questions: Would one choose to install the "...
0
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2answers
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Please help me with instalation of 64bit version [duplicate]

Hi, I have Intel(R) Core(TM) Quad CPU q8200 @ 2.33Ghz but I wasn't able to install the 64bit version, Ubuntu 12.10 desktop-amd64. Can you help find the right ( x64 ? ) distribution that would work on ...
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0answers
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Is Ubuntu 12.04.2 64-bit the same for AMD too? [duplicate]

I have a ASUS K55VM-SX086D 64-bit. I was downloading Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit, but was confused the 64-bit version also includes AMD too, and I have an Intel motherboard. So: Is Ubuntu 12.04.2 64-...
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1answer
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13.04 Installs the wrong ISO [duplicate]

When I download the 64 bit 13.04, no other options are given and the download just begins. I am using a MAC and this default is the wrong processor.
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0answers
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Download: Correct Version? [duplicate]

I want to run a copy of Ubuntu under VMware Fusion 8 on my iMac that has OSX 10.10.4. The version on Ubuntu I started downloading shows as: ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso Is this the correct one? ...
0
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0answers
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What does amd mean in the name of an Ubuntu iso image download? [duplicate]

I have an Intel 64 architecture and want to download Ubuntu 13.04. The image downloaded has amd in its name. Does that mean it is an AMD architecture iso image? Is it also compatible with the Intel ...
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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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