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Thread: Lemur Arch 32 or 64?

  1. #1
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    Oct 2007
    Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex

    Question Lemur Arch 32 or 64?

    Hey guys,

    My title explain the situation pretty well. Would the Lemur (the original one, not the newer one) run 32 or 64 Arch? I installed Ubuntu with the 64 disc, but when I look at my Platform info, it says that I have i686. My best understanding of this is that it is a processor that cannot run 64, but it pretends to do so in order to utilize all 4 gigs of ram. Whether or not this interpretation is correct, I just need to know which to run. I have ARch installed now, but whenever it does something processor intensive, it freezes, and I have to restart the laptop. Any advice on this would be great.

    Here is my uname info:
    $ uname -a
    Linux Mort 3.2.0-29-generic-pae #46-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 27 17:25:43 UTC 2012 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
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    Oct 2005
    Connecticut, USA
    Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus

    Re: Lemur Arch 32 or 64?

    I am pretty sure that core 2 Duo and newer chips are all capable of handling 64 bit OSs.

    I have a Core 2 Duo desktop at home that ran the LiveCD of 64bit Ubuntu just fine.
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