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If kernel type (64/32) is no indication of what bit your distribution is, how do I know what I'm running?

If kernel type (64/32) is no indication of what bit your distribution is, how do I know what I'm running? I'm on Ubuntu, and I just found out, to my surprise, you can use a 64 bit kernel on a 32 bit ...
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Is it possible to upgrade Ubuntu 10.04 32bit to 64bit with out reinstall OS?

My VPS server is running Ubuntu 10.04 32bit now, but I have to upgrade my OS to 64bit because of the 32-bit limitation of mongoDB. But if i reinstall the system, there are a lot of programs need to ...
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Ubuntu — Running 32 bit software on 64 bit server

I'm planning to host a web application on a 64-bit Dell server with 32 GB RAM. I'm planning to put Ubuntu 10.04 LTS there. The problem is, our web app uses a simulator, which could be compiled and run ...
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How to go about migrating from a 32-bit Ubuntu VPS to a 64-bit VPS?

I have a VPS that is running 32-bit Ubuntu server edition. I understand that migrating to 64-bit means reinstalling the OS; how do I do this remotely? Or do I need my host to do it for me?
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How many bits in my Ubuntu?

How can I find 32 or 64 bit my OS is? I thought uname returns it, but I can't find it there. > uname -a > Linux fl00r 2.6.35-27-generic-pae #48-Ubuntu SMP Tue Feb 22 21:46:58 UTC 2011 i686 ...
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Ubuntu: 32- or 64-bit?

I've been trying to install a 32-bit app on my 64-bit Ubuntu Karmic box. Whilst discussing it with a friend he stated that frankly 64-bit Ubuntu isn't quite ready in his opinion and I'd be better ...