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Open Source OS Still supporting 32-bit Architecture and Why it???s Important

Dec 14, 2017, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sylvain)

One after the other, Linux distributions are dropping 32-bit support. Or, to be accurate, they drop support for the Intel x86 32-bit architecture (IA-32). Indeed, computers based on x86_64 hardware (IA-64) are superior in every way to their 32-bits counterpart: they are more powerful, run faster, are more compact, and more energy efficient.

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