Re: Help deciding whether to use the amd64 port
Dave Carrigan <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I am going to be upgrading my Athlon XP workstation (running
> Debian/unstable) to an Athlon 64 in the next week or so. I am trying to
> decide whether to use the AMD64 port or to stick with the IA32 port.
> According to the FAQ at
> - For workstations, some applications have problems - most notably
> mozilla and its derivatives, and Openoffice.org porting efforts have
> just begun. However, a growing number of people use this port on
> their desktop system, and are really happy with it.
> I occasionally use Java, I don't use Openoffice, and I regularly use
Firefox itself runs without problems here, but I don't use proprietary
plugins (e.g. Java or Flash), so I cannot comment on them.
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