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Ubuntu Is Killing 32-Bit Desktop Images
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anikin

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PostPosted: Fri 29 Sep 2017, 08:13    Post subject:  Ubuntu Is Killing 32-Bit Desktop Images  

Ubuntu Is Dropping 32-bit Desktop Images

This news affects users of live CDs mostly

If you were hoping to download Ubuntu 17.10 32-bit come its release next month we’ve some bad news to give you.

Ubuntu is dropping 32-bit builds of Ubuntu desktop entirely as of Ubuntu 17.10

Canonical’s Dimitri John Ledkov has asked the Ubuntu release team to “action” a proposal he put forth earlier in the development cycle, in which he argued that i386 builds of Ubuntu desktop (aka 32-bit builds) should no longer be produced.
Read more here:
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/09/ubuntu-17-10-32-bit-builds-dropped
and here:
Ubuntu 17.10 Final Beta Is Ready For Testing
https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Ubuntu-17.10-Final-Beta
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PostPosted: Fri 29 Sep 2017, 18:41    Post subject:  

Had to happen sometime!

Even Puppy is slowly moving to only 64bit versions.
Key word SLOOOOWLY!!

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bark_bark_bark

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PostPosted: Fri 29 Sep 2017, 22:45    Post subject:  

bigpup wrote:
Had to happen sometime!

Even Puppy is slowly moving to only 64bit versions.
Key word SLOOOOWLY!!


taking even longer for puppy to be multi-user. Not everybody can or SHOULD be root on the same machine

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watchdog

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PostPosted: Sat 30 Sep 2017, 00:29    Post subject:  

bark_bark_bark wrote:

taking even longer for puppy to be multi-user. Not everybody can or SHOULD be root on the same machine


I give my PC to friends booting puppy with a lonely ad-hoc encrypted savefile using only my adrv.sfs.
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