[nSLUG] Debian on an AMD 64

Jack Warkentin jwark at eastlink.ca
Sat Dec 17 22:45:20 AST 2005


Hi Everybody

On December 17, 2005 09:13 pm, Jeff Warnica wrote:

> On Sat, 2005-12-17 at 20:56 -0400, Jack Warkentin wrote:

> > I *do* depend on OpenOffice.org so I am stuck with needing an
> > AMD64 distro that includes the ability to run 32-bit apps at the
> > same time as 64-bit apps. SuSE 10.0 and Kubuntu 5.10 both have
> > this ability but I have issues with both.

> OK, Ill bite. What is your issue with (open)suse 10.0?

The main issue is, Yast won't configure my wireless card. Secondarily, 
it is RPM-based instead of Debian-based, which means having to learn 
a whole different admin setup, including differences in the files and 
subdirectories in /etc.

Regards

Jack

Jack Warkentin, phone 902-404-0457, email jwark at eastlink.ca
39 Inverness Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3P 1X6

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