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rlhoman
August 14th, 2009, 12:49 AM
I recently installed Ubuntu 9.04 (under Windows Vista). I am trying to download a program (Trucrypt) which asks if I have the 64 bit version of Ubuntu installed. How do I figure out if I do?

lisati
August 14th, 2009, 12:51 AM
from the command prompt (Applications->accessories->terminal) type:

uname -a
If you see 'x86_64' in the output, you are running the 64-bit version of Ubuntu.

rednano12
August 14th, 2009, 12:52 AM
uname -a

pizza-is-good
August 14th, 2009, 12:54 AM
If you didn't select to download the 64bit version, then you downloaded the 32bit one.

My guess is that you have 32bit. But check.

hibliss
August 14th, 2009, 12:55 AM
or just


uname -m

hibliss
August 14th, 2009, 12:58 AM
If you didn't select to download the 64bit version, then you downloaded the 32bit one.

My guess is that you have 32bit. But check.

Not necessarily true. Wubi auto detects your architecture and if your processor is capable of running 64 bit version, thaty is what it gives you. The OP installed using WUBI.

rlhoman
August 14th, 2009, 01:02 AM
Thanks everyone. I assume i686 means I have the 32 bit version.

pizza-is-good
August 14th, 2009, 01:10 AM
Not necessarily true. Wubi auto detects your architecture and if your processor is capable of running 64 bit version, thaty is what it gives you. The OP installed using WUBI.

I didn't know that WUBI did that, interesting....

hibliss
August 14th, 2009, 01:24 AM
I didn't know that WUBI did that, interesting....

I learned that the hard way when I tried Ubuntu for the first time.

bodhi.zazen
August 14th, 2009, 02:11 AM
Thanks everyone. I assume i686 means I have the 32 bit version.

yes, i686 = 32 bit.