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How many of you need a 32 bit distro?

Do you need a 32 bit distro?

Yes
79
64%
No
40
33%
Not sure
4
3%
 
Total votes: 123

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Re: How many of you need a 32 bit distro?

#21

Post by entropyfoe » Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:06 am

All my workstations are AMD 64 bit.

But I do have an old Acer laptop, with a Celron.
It requires 32 bit.

So, answer yes.

(Though I know I could use AntiX)
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Re: How many of you need a 32 bit distro?

#22

Post by asqwerth » Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:27 am

Jerry3904 wrote:@asqwerth: not sure about that:

--Facebook now has 19 votes, 3:1 "yes."
--Here 16 votes, 2:1 "no"
--Twitter 7 votes, 2:1 "yes"

Probably different audiences to some extent, and numbers still low.
Yep, the poll figures are ever changing. It's almost 50-50 here now.
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Re: How many of you need a 32 bit distro?

#23

Post by CaptainKirk » Tue Mar 07, 2017 11:49 am

I still ned 32bit for my old Toshiba laptop and an even older HP OmniBook 6000
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Re: How many of you need a 32 bit distro?

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Post by duane » Tue Mar 07, 2017 1:51 pm

Slowly switching to 64 bit machines here. About half 32bit still.
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Re: How many of you need a 32 bit distro?

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Post by zeeone » Tue Mar 07, 2017 2:22 pm

A computer is a terrible thing to waste.

Have a Macbook and Macbook PRO (Core Duo), so I voted yes. :popcorn:
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Re: How many of you need a 32 bit distro?

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Post by Adrian » Tue Mar 07, 2017 2:46 pm

Macbooks though can do 64bit, right?

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Re: How many of you need a 32 bit distro?

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Post by GuiGuy » Tue Mar 07, 2017 3:03 pm

It seems pretty clear already that many MX lovers need a 32bit version.
So do we have a problem if/when MX17 uses Stretch?

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Re: How many of you need a 32 bit distro?

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Post by dolphin_oracle » Tue Mar 07, 2017 3:06 pm

GuiGuy wrote:It seems pretty clear already that many MX lovers need a 32bit version.
So do we have a problem if/when MX17 uses Stretch?
Nope
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Re: How many of you need a 32 bit distro?

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Post by linmx » Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:05 pm

32 bit is what brought me to MX after it was recommended in a Manjaro forum thread.

I have an i686 laptop that works fine for what I use it for, so I'd like to keep it alive for as long as possible.
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Re: How many of you need a 32 bit distro?

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Post by Adrian » Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:51 pm

If there were any doubts this thread makes it pretty clear that we'll still need to continue to support 32bit, not sure how other distros (Arch comes to mind) plan to drop the official support.

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