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cybergalvez
April 30th, 2012, 12:59 AM
I thought that with 12.04 64 was going to be the recomended version? what happened? when I go to donwload the CD I still get 386 as the default download choice

TBABill
April 30th, 2012, 01:07 AM
I wish I could find the thread, but there is a 32/64 bit thread discussing the decision by Ubuntu to continue recommending 32 bit as recommended because approximately 25% of machines in use with Ubuntu are still only 32 bit capable. They felt that was too large to recommend 64 bit as the standard download. Will try to find the link to support my explanation and will repost if I find it.

cybergalvez
April 30th, 2012, 01:41 AM
Thanks for the info, Wow 25% sure seems high.

oldos2er
April 30th, 2012, 04:56 PM
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel/2012-April/035088.html