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nikhilsista
August 14th, 2010, 10:23 PM
Hello All !

I'm very new to Linux & Ubuntu. Following is the configuration of my machine.

Lenovo Ideapad Y450
Intel Pentium core 2 duo 2.2GHz 64bit processor Windows 7
4GB DDR3,
320GB HDD
512MB NVDIA GEFORCE Graphic card.

I'd like to install Linux Ubuntu 10.04 latest version on my lappy. However, I'm a little skeptic about choosing between the appropriate version compatible with 64bit processor, whether to go for a 32 bit or 64 bit OS. From what I've heard, the performance has improved a long way in 64 bit with of course few loop holes as compared to 32bit. Request you to kindly guide me in this regard and let me know , what aspects of 64/32 bit is better than 32/64 bit and which would you suggest me to install on my 64bit processor.

I'd like to have Ubuntu as my dual OS with windows 7

Pardon my ignorance and would really appreciate your time !

Cheers
Nikhil

oldos2er
August 14th, 2010, 10:34 PM
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=765428

nikhilsista
August 14th, 2010, 10:40 PM
Awesome ! Thank you so much for your quick turn around ! I'll go through the whole post & get back to you if I've any further questions ! :P