META: posting etiquette Re: [Beowulf] 32 bit or 64bit pkgs re /usr/local over NFS is okay, Joe

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Tue Jul 8 05:01:18 EDT 2008


On Tue, Jul 08, 2008 at 07:51:25AM +0200, Jon Aquilina wrote:
> 
>    in regards to flash i dont have any issues with it.

This to the mailing list, since you're not answering to private
mail.

1) You're overposting.
2) Also, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style

(message unchanged below).
 
>    On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 5:53 AM, Chris Samuel <[1]csamuel at vpac.org>
>    wrote:
> 
>    ----- "Jon Aquilina" <[2]eagles051387 at gmail.com> wrote:
>    > do u happen to have gtalk by any chance. i downloaded the 64bit
>    > version of kubuntu. i think the kernel is a 64bit kernel but i
>    > suspect that the pre pkged debians arent or might not be?
> 
>      The Debian/Ubuntu way is to be a proper 64-bit distro
>      on AMD64, so userland is 64-bit.
>      This is why some people find it hard to run legacy 32-bit
>      closed source apps there, such as Flash, etc.
>      Ubuntu's support for these has improved greatly, though.
>      cheers,
>      Chris
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