Re: [LAU] 32 vs 64 bit distro?

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Date: Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 9:15 am

On 02/13/2013 09:36 PM, Rustom Mody wrote:

You used alien to convert the 64-bit RPM and install the package?

Canon's Linux support is not very good compared to HP and Epson. I have
a Canon i850. Never used it on my 64-bit system because it quit working
a couple of years before I got the 64-bit system. It took years before
non-proprietary 32-bit Linux fully supported it. (In fact, I bought
Turboprint for that purpose. And Turboprint comes in both 32- and 64-bit
Linux versions.)

I agree, you may run into odd device drivers that are 32-bit only. I
think they're very rare now! Are there any audio devices that work only
with 32-bit Linux?

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[LAU] 32 vs 64 bit distro?, James Stone, (Tue Feb 5, 9:29 am)
Re: [LAU] 32 vs 64 bit distro?, david, (Tue Feb 5, 7:02 pm)
Re: [LAU] 32 vs 64 bit distro?, Rustom Mody, (Thu Feb 14, 7:37 am)
Re: [LAU] 32 vs 64 bit distro?, Jonathan E. Brickman, (Thu Feb 14, 9:50 pm)
Re: [LAU] 32 vs 64 bit distro?, Thomas Vecchione, (Thu Feb 14, 2:02 pm)
Re: [LAU] 32 vs 64 bit distro?, david, (Thu Feb 14, 9:15 am)
Re: [LAU] 32 vs 64 bit distro?, James Stone, (Thu Feb 14, 10:10 am)
Re: [LAU] 32 vs 64 bit distro?, Gene Heskett, (Thu Feb 14, 9:10 am)
Re: [LAU] 32 vs 64 bit distro?, Ralf Mardorf, (Thu Feb 14, 10:58 am)
Re: [LAU] 32 vs 64 bit distro?, Gene Heskett, (Thu Feb 14, 3:35 pm)
Re: [LAU] 32 vs 64 bit distro?, Rustom Mody, (Thu Feb 14, 9:38 am)
Re: [LAU] 32 vs 64 bit distro?, Luigino Bracci, (Tue Feb 5, 9:56 pm)
Re: [LAU] 32 vs 64 bit distro?, david, (Wed Feb 6, 9:39 am)
Re: [LAU] 32 vs 64 bit distro?, Charles Z Henry, (Tue Feb 5, 7:32 pm)
Re: [LAU] 32 vs 64 bit distro?, david, (Wed Feb 6, 9:45 am)
Re: [LAU] 32 vs 64 bit distro?, Dan MacDonald, (Tue Feb 5, 10:46 am)
Re: [LAU] 32 vs 64 bit distro?, Arve Barsnes, (Tue Feb 5, 9:45 am)
Re: [LAU] 32 vs 64 bit distro?, James Stone, (Tue Feb 5, 10:30 am)