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Starting MacBook Pros in 32 bit mode

Following on from Are the new Macbook Pro 64 bit or 32 bit?. The new MacBook Pros (March 2011) now seem to start in 64bit mode rather than 32bit mode. Thanks for letting us know Apple! This is ...
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mysql-python on Snow Leopard with MySQL 64-bit

Can't seem to get mysql-python to work on Snow Leopard for the life of me. Currently using the default version of python that ships with Snow Leopard (python 2.6.1). Installed MySQL 5.1.45 x86_64. I ...
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Running arch command from Terminal in Snow Leopard

Why does arch from Terminal return i386 which would seem to indicate I'm not in "64-bit mode" when I know based on my processor I'm running a 64-bit Mac? What does that actually mean and how am I ...
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How to launch applications in 32 bit from Terminal in Snow Leopard?

Like a lot of people, I have some issues with launching my applications in 32 bit mode, because of the far-from-perfect LCC 3.1 driver for my Logitech di novo edge keyboard. Basically, I am not able ...
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Snow Leopard: going to a full 64-bit OS

Even with Snow Leopard installed, many applications remains in 32-bit. I've listed my apps still in in 32-bit: Adobe Reader Firefox QuickSilver iTunes GrowlHelperApp Dropbox ...
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32-bits or 64-bits in Snow Leopard

How should I know which application is running in 64-bits and which is running in 32-bits in Snow Leopard?
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Does Snow Leopard provide Java 6 for 32-bit machines?

There has been some speculation that Apple's Snow Leopard would finally include a version of Java 6 that works on 32-bit Intel hardware. Now that the OS has been released, can anybody confirm whether ...