[Newbies] Beginner's List Question

Chris Muller asqueaker at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 22:44:49 UTC 2015

On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 3:01 PM, Phil (list) <pbpublist at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 2015-01-25 at 23:44 +0100, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> > On Jan 24, 2015 11:00 PM, "Kirk Fraser" <overcomer.man at gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >         Bert says there are easy to follow instructions to do it.
>> I actually said that there should be "easy to follow instructions" and
>> was hoping for someone to provide them.
> One likely issue is that the packaging on Linux still seems to be a bit
> inadequate which may cause problems for new users:  one click still
> appears to only include a 32-bit build on a platform that has been
> 64-bit for many (most?) of its users for quite a while.  New /
> non-technical users who don't know what that means might be turned off
> by that initial experience.  Why doesn't one click include both 32- and
> 64-bit VMs builds for 32-bit images rather than presenting a 'cross your
> fingers' message (which assumes that they fire it up from a terminal
> window to even see it) when launching?

Simply because we don't have a 64-bit ready general consumption yet.
We want to do that.  It's being worked on.

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