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x86, i386, i686, amd64, i5, i7, archtecture, processor confusion [closed]

I noticed those items x86, i386, i686, amd64, i5, i7, archtecture, processor from the web, from my own notebook, from book readings. But I am really confused by those terminologies. I try my best ...
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Installing a clean Python 2.6 on SuSE (SLES) 11 using system-wide libraries

I've spent most of the day on this, and it is driving me absolutely insane. On all other Unixes I've used, this is a walk in the park, but SLES 11 has me dumbfounded. I need to build Zope on SLES 11 ...
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LINUX - how can I detect CPU architecture through terminal?

I have a machine on my network that I can only access through ssh, and I want to see if it'll support a 64-bit OS (currently running linux, but I don't know which). Any ideas how to accomplish this ...
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32 Bit Applications on a 64 Bit OS

Other than memory size limits of 4GB, what is the penalty for running 32 bit applications on an OS running in 64 bit? For example. does a 32 bit application require that it's address space be ...
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How do I run a 32bit programme on amd64 server?

As a followup to this question, I have discovered that this closed source programme is 32bit and I have an amd64 server. The server is gentoo that has recently been upgraded. What do I need to ...