Linux – 32 bit or 64 bit?

Installing a New Software in Linux VM? Perform the following check to determine if Linux VM is running on 32 bit or 64 bit and then download the correct version:

1. Open Terminal

2. Run uname -a

3. Result for 32-bit linux would be:

Linux discworld 2.6.38-8-generic #42-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 11 03:31:50 UTC 2011 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

4. Result for 64-bit linux would be:

Linux discworld 2.6.38-8-generic #42-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 11 03:31:50 UTC 2011 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

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