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    should i use i386 fedora when i have an amd64


    im having a lot of trouble, is i386 fedora any different, i am a noob so what should i do?

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    i386 will work fine on amd64 bit
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    will going to i386 give me less head aches for a noob? Are there certain apps that when i try to install are not supported for 64 bit? Will installing from source always work for 64 bit?

    i hope these questions make sense.

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    I am no means an expert on amd 64 bit processors, but I do know that they can run 32bit architectures to (i386, i486, i586, i686 etc).

    I don't know if i386 will bet better for a newb, but since you are a lucky begger and have amd64 proc, I don't see why you shouldn't use it with a 64bit version of Fedora, you will get better optamization this way.

    Installing form source should work with 64bit (there is no reason it shouldn't), and I don't see you haveing problems with certain apps.

    Correct me if I am wrong;

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    Quote Originally Posted by dylunio
    Correct me if I am wrong;

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    As far as I know (and I've used several AMD64 distros) you are correct.
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