[LAU] new laptop redux

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Fri Nov 21 22:13:24 EST 2008

On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 9:41 PM, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 6:27 PM, Lee Revell <rlrevell at joe-job.com> wrote:
>> Actually I've found 64 bit Ubuntu 8.10 with 32 bit Flash 10 plugin via
>> nspluginwrapper to be the best Linux Flash setup.  If Flash crashes,
>> rather than taking out the whole browser as a native plugin (32 or 64
>> bit) would, only the crashing instance dies.  With this setup on 8.04,
>> all Flash applets would die if one crashed.
>   Do you really feel that the Flash/nspluginwrapper setup you
> describe above, which is pretty much equivalent to what I'm running on
> Gentoo, is *better* than the same version of Flash running on a 32-bit
> platform with the same browser/kernel/desktop?

Yes, but only for flash support, due to the isolation of flash in a
separate process with nspluginwrapper.  But this should be a minor
issue on an audio box.

Overall I can't really say.  Try both I guess.  I've found other
issues like nvidia vs. ati graphics to be much more of an issue than
32 vs 64 bit.


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