Re: Ubuntu 12.04 32bit is wonderful!
Been a long time since I installed anything on a machine with 2GB of RAM or less, I didn't realize that 64bit linux uses more ram. It's good to know!
That being said, RAM is dirt cheap these days, so I think the only way I'd go with that little RAM is if it were an older motherboard that was maxed out.
Desktop: Intel Core i7-3930K@4.8Ghz, Asus P9X79 WS, 64GB DDR3-1866, 400GB Intel 750 SSD, Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium HD, 2x GeForce 980 TI SLI
Laptop: HP Folio 9470m, Core i5-3427u, 8GB
ESXi (FreeNAS + Mythbuntu): Dual Xeon L5640, 96GB RAM, 48TB