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Re: [vox-tech] Running 64 bit Ubuntu
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Re: [vox-tech] Running 64 bit Ubuntu



On Thu, Sep 04, 2008 at 04:07:53PM -0700, Alex Mandel wrote:
> Troy Arnold wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 04, 2008 at 12:34:48PM -0700, Brian Lavender wrote:
> >> What are people's expierence running 64-bit Ubuntu?
> > 
> > Crazy good.  On Hardy I've barely had to think about it.
> > 
> > The toughest thing for me was installing the Opera browser.  Opera only
> > provides 32bit debs, so I had to manually download a couple of i386 packages
> > and copy the libraries into /lib32.  Like a bad sysadmin, I did not keep good 
> > notes, although I'm sure someone on the Ubuntu forums has...
> > 
> > -t
> >
> There is an ia32 lib package just for this purpose. It's a key component
> to using the force architecture flag of dpkg.
> 
> I happen to run Opera in a 32bit chroot which is easy to setup.
> http://cedegawiki.sweetleafstudios.com//index.php?title=Ubuntu&redirect=no#Building_a_clean_32bit_chroot_with_debbootstrap_on_AMD64

So if you need to run 32-bit apps, you have to create this chroot area?

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Brian Lavender
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