From 32 bit to 64 bit Mint.. Possible?


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    From 32 bit to 64 bit Mint.. Possible?

    Hey, I have Linux Mint 32 bit installed (for some reason i picked that one) on my computer which can support 64 bit. I just saw that i can't fold on 32 bit linux. So my question is it possible to painlessly upgrade without a fresh install? I have a feeling it's not as a google came up with almost nothing. There was an article for fedora but that just ain't mint. It's probably not worth the effort but I'm interested.

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    Not possible I'm afraid. Your best bet if you want 64-bit is to download the lates t .iso and do a fresh install. Anything els will be problematic.
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    Ah that's ok, I don't really need it anyway!
    Thanks!

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    While, you will probably need to do a new install, it should be possible to copy all your settings and which packages you had selected to install (so long as the names don't differ between 32 and 64-bit), making it relatively painless.

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    you should be able to find a 32bit linux client
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