[CLUG-chat] 64-bit Linux
rtiedt at rusty.org.za
Sun Aug 27 18:53:27 SAST 2006
Hendrik Visage wrote:
> On 8/25/06, Russell Tiedt <rtiedt at rusty.org.za> wrote:
>> Which distro's have a 64-bit version, and what are the URL's please.
>> Seem to remember that Ubuntu, and Debian are/have 64-bit versions
> /me have to point out the obvious Gentoo amd64 version
Ah Gentoo, I should have known, but the only way to install 64-bit
Linux, that takes longer, is crosscompiling from 32-bit Linux. :-))
>> A Linux distro, that allows easy access to the command console without
>> having to load X/kde/gnome etc. preffered. i.e. Debian, Slackware etc.
>> Might be time that I get used to a Linux Desktop, wether it be KDE Gnome
>> or whatever.
> Gentoo is fine for console and gui etc. and they do have to right
> stuff too for
> 32bit binary apps like OpenOffice.org etc.
Thanks, will keep that in mind.
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