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Ubuntu 32 bit tripple boot with 64 bit AND mac OS via Reffit

I am on a Mac machine which is dual booted with Ubuntu (We have to keep the mac OS partition on the machine otherwise it refuses to work properly, it is however never used) however today when I went ...
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MySQL 64-bit Mac OS-X Lion status shows “i386”

I'm trying to get mysqldb running on OSX Lion 10.7.3 and I've installed 64-bit Python, but am having trouble getting the 64-bit version of mysql installed. I've downloaded and installed the 64-bit ...
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How can I run a 32-bit app on 64-bit OSX 10.7.2?

I have an app that only exists a 32bit version. In order to use it, I used to press 2 & 3 together before booting the Mac, so it'll run in 32bit mode. However, some apps (64bit version that ...
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Eclipse 32 or 64 bit?

I'd like to download Eclipse, but I'm not sure which version to download 32 or 64? mbp:~ alexus$ uname -a Darwin mbp.uftmasterad.org 11.1.0 Darwin Kernel Version 11.1.0: Tue Jul 26 16:07:11 PDT 2011; ...
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Is it possible to upgrade from Windows-7 32-bit to Windows-7 64bit without losing data in Bootcamp?

I want to install Windows-7 on a recent Mac Book Pro. I have a Windows-7 (32-bit) installation disc that I plan to use for the installation, using Bootcamp. However, I'm also thinking about getting a ...
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Which version of Matlab started supporting 64-bit on Linux/Mac?

What is the first Matlab release that fully supports 64-bit? Is it 2010a? I've got 64-bit installations of Linux and Mac OS X, and want to make sure I install a copy of Matlab that takes full ...
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Bootcamp: setup of Windows 7 (64 bit) hanging at “disk.sys”

I am having trouble getting Windows 7 Professional (64bit) to install on a Macbook Pro (late 2010 model). The installer hangs when loading the setup from disk. When restarting, I get an option to ...
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Bootcamp and Windows 7 64bit

I was wondering if windows 7 64bit would work with bootcamp? Please don't just say yes unless you've tried it or know someone who has. I am going to order an OEM Disc this week and need to know ...
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64 or 32 bit mac?

How can I find out if my iMac is 32 or 64 bit? The "About this Mac" screen tells ms: Model Name: iMac Model Identifier: iMac11,2
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How to check whether my OS is 64-bit or 32-bit?

What is the best way to determine whether my OS is 64-bit or 32-bit ? Assume that, I directly on some os & I am going to install a software on it. But how to determine, whether OS is 32-bit or ...
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Running Mac OS X 10.6 but “uname -m” shows i386

I just got a Mac and I have Snow Leopard installed. I checked my arch type and it says i386. How is it possible? 10.6 is 64-bit, right?
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Is there any benefit to running OSX (Snow Leopard) in 64 bit mode?

I know I can force it to boot into 64-bit kernel by holding down the 6 and 4 keys during the boot process. I also know that some extensions still don't run in 64-bit mode. So the question is what ...
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A new iMac will come with a 32 bit or 64 bit OS preinstalled?

Will a newly purchased iMac come with a 32-bit or 64-bit operating system?
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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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Windows 7 64-bit on a late 2007 Mac Pro

Is it possible to install Windows 7 64-bit on a late 2007 Mac Pro using Boot Camp? If not, what about Windows Vista 64-bit?
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Is Truecrypt/Macfuse supported on Snow Leopard with 64-bit kernel?

TC runs, but I get this error when trying to mount a volume: Failed to load /Library/Filesystems/fusefs.fs/Support/fusefs.kext - (libkern/kext) link error. I've seen various posts talking ...
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Windows 7 64 bit on MacPro

My MacPro would not read the 64 bit version of Windows 7 but loaded the 32 bit version without hardly any problem. Is the disk likely to be faulty or is there a problem with 64 bit on some Macs?
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Does the Logitech QuickCam Pro 9000 (USB 2.0) work on Mac OS X?

Does the Logitech QuickCam Pro 9000 (USB 2.0) work on Mac OS X 10.6? Or do I really have to get the more expensive Mac-edition called Logitech QuickCam Vision Pro MAC (USB 2.0)? Generally speaking ...
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64 bit Snow Leopard on new MBP

I have a new 15" MBP, model MacBookPro5,3. OS is Snow Leopard, and firmware is EFI64. I can't boot into a 64 bit kernel while holding down 6 and 4 during boot. I see a lot of conflicting info about ...
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MacPorts Base vs. Snow Leopard 64 bit environment

Since I use 10.5 I'm quite happy that a whole lot of stuff is working currently like it should. However there's this Snow Leopard DVD next to my desk that just seems to say "Install me". If I do: Do ...
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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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Why does my Mac OS X 10.6 kernel run in 32-bit mode?

I have a MacBook Pro (5,1) with 4GB of memory running 10A432 - but it's running the 32-bit kernel. Any ideas why it wouldn't be running in 64-bit mode, and how I can get it to do so?
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How do I install Windows 7 64-bit on a Mac using Bootcamp?

Has anyone been able to install Windows 7 x64 under Bootcamp on a Mac? I was able to get the 32-bit version to install, but I cannot get x64 to install. The Mac doesn't seem to even want to boot the ...
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Is Mac OS X Leopard (10.5.x) 32 bit or 64 bit?

Is Mac OS X Leopard (10.5.x) 32 bit or 64 bit? Can I address more than 4GB of RAM?
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Getting 3d acceleration working in Windows 7 64bit on Mac Boot Camp?

I've installed the Windows 7 RC 64-bit edition under boot camp, but I'm have zero luck getting the 3D acceleration working. I've installed all the Mac drivers (including the 64bit Nvidia ones on the ...