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What is the difference between the Linux 32-bit and 64-bit installers?

I noticed that there are two installers for Linux, one for 32 bit and one for 64 bit. What's the difference?

avatar image By testguy 241 asked Mar 29, 2012 at 01:49 PM
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The only difference is that the 64-bit installer does not require the 32-bit libraries to be present for it to run. Recent distributions of Linux have stopped shipping 32-bit libraries by default on their 64-bit installs.

The 64-bit installer can run on those 64-bit setups, but will warn you about the missing 32-bit libraries, as certain parts of our product remain 32-bit applications.

avatar image By sven ♦♦ 3.3k answered Mar 29, 2012 at 01:55 PM
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