What to use for browser flash support?
On 20/01/18 15:36, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Sat, 20 Jan 2018 15:53:59 +0100, Liam Proven wrote:
>> If you are stuck on 32-bit
> I already needed to replace an around 10 years old 64bit CPU by a newer
> 64bit CPU, because I run into issues with Linux software, that requires
> more than just sse2. Actually most, if not all major distros
> discontinued 32bit architecture, let alone that even some Linux
> software can't be used on old 64bit CPUs. [...] Not only 32bit
> architecture is already dead, [...]
This is doubleplusungood. There are *millions* of working 32-bit
computers which could be used with a 32-bit distribution, and neglecting
them is A Very Bad Idea.
As the large corporations and governments continue to move to locking
out non-Microsoft, non-Apple, etc software, we are approaching the day
when an unapproved general-purpose computer will not be able to install
an operating system or connect to the network.
If you have old computers which can still run 32-bit (or even 64-bit)
systems, KEEP THEM. Do not throw them out â?? one day they will be the
only free computers left.