[OZAPRS] How do I tell if my computer is 32/64 bit ?

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Fri Feb 15 08:21:37 EST 2008

On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 12:34:55AM +1000, Andrew Rich wrote:
> I have downloaded openSUSE, how do I know apart from trying to install
> software, that my PC can handle 32 or 64 bit ?

What processor do you have?

If it's Athlon64 or Core2 Duo, it can handle 64-bit.
If it's a Sempron and fairly new, it can handle 64-bit. If it's older it
may not.

May I suggest Debian or Ubuntu instead of OpenSUSE?

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>
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