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Re: Choose between amd64 and i386




> De: "Rodolfo Medina"
> 
> Since a new 8.8.0 Debian version is available for downloading, I want to try
> again to install Debian on my tablet-laptop Acer One 10, which wouldn't allow
> Debian installation some months ago...  Can ayone suggest whether to use amd64
> or i386?  Or how can I make it up?  Thanks...
 
Hi Rodolfo,

if you're laptop is able to handle 64 bits (amd64), it's better to use it.

If you which to know if your hardware can handle 64 bits, use the command :
lscpu | grep -i "mode(s)"
It'll tell you so.

Hope that helps.
Olivier