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I want to know which version of Ubuntu is compatible with my machine.

My PC configuration is:

Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo
RAM : 3 GB
System Type : 64-bit

I have currently installed Windows 7 in my machine. Now I want to install Ubuntu 64 bit as well. So that I can get Opportunity to use both the systems one by one.
I have tried with ubuntu-11.04-desktop-amd64 but getting error in installation. I want to know which version of Ubuntu is compatible with my machine? Should I go with ubuntu-11.04-desktop-i386 ?

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closed as off topic by Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams, Shane Madden, mailq, Gilles, jscott Sep 10 '11 at 13:36

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Both versions are compatible with your system, though the 32 bit one will sometimes work better. What's the error message you get? –  Stefano Palazzo Sep 10 '11 at 6:41
    
some den file was not gonna install it was the error. –  Anand Soni Sep 10 '11 at 6:55
    
I recommend you carefully note the exact error message and ask a question on Ask Ubuntu. But try to install the i386 image first, it should work fine on your system. –  Stefano Palazzo Sep 10 '11 at 15:05

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The AMD64 version of Ubuntu is compatible with EM64T processors.

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Whee! The truth gets a downvote. Awesome. –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Sep 10 '11 at 6:47
    
Might be true, but it's clearly doesn't answer the question or help the user. :) See also: My processor is 64-bit - does that mean I need the amd64 image? and Core i7 with 4GB - go 64 bit or stay 32bit..? –  Stefano Palazzo Sep 10 '11 at 15:02

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