[clug-talk] Good linux compatible motherboards?
jesse at kline.ca
Wed Aug 23 06:44:20 PDT 2006
On Tue, 2006-22-08 at 22:26 -0600, Gustin Johnson wrote:
> I would stick to a 32bit distro, 3rd party drivers tend to work better,
> there is better software selection.
Eeck! That's Windows thinking dude. I've been using a 64 bit distro. for
a long time now with no problems. I'm not sure what hardware you're
trying to use, but all the open source drivers work under 64 bit, and so
do proprietary drivers like the ATI and Nvidia drivers. It will also run
all the 64 and 32 bit packages. The only issue is running 64 bit
software with 32 bit plugins. The workaround is to install 32 bit
versions of software like Firefox and mplayer so that you can use the 32
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