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If you are preparing to install a software or a program on your Ubuntu computer, then the first thing you need to know is that the operating system you are using is 32-bit version of Ubuntu or 64 bit.

Just like on Windows, determining whether 32bit or 64bit Ubuntu will help you choose the right software version.

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#first. How to check whether your computer hardware supports 32Bit or 64Bit

+ Step 1: Open a terminal window by pressing the key combination Ctrl + Alt + T to open quickly.

+ Step 2: Next, enter the command below into => and press Enter to perform.


This command details the hardware and technologies that the computer supports.

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+ Step 3: Pay attention to the text CPU op-mode(s) => if it shows the text 32 bit, 64 bit =>, it means your hardware can run on both platforms.

If not, then you know that, if currently 32-bit only can run the 32-bit version only.

#2. Check the Ubuntu version is 32 bit or 64 bit

We have 2 ways to check the Ubuntu platform that you are using on the computer: Using the command in Terminal, and the second way is to check through the Cài đặt (Settings).

Method 1: Check by command in Terminal

+ Step 1: Similarly, we also use the command in the Terminal window to check. Use the following command => and press Enter.

uname –a

+ Step 2: Look at the arrow that I have illustrated below, if it is x86, it means that your Ubuntu version is 32-bit version, and if it is x86_64 like mine is 64-bit version of Ubuntu.

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Method 2: Check in Setting

+ Step 1: You open Settings in Ubuntu up.

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+ Step 2: Next, go to the section Detail.

+ Step 3: Look at the section OS type => here it will show the Ubuntu platform you are using. In addition, here you can also see details about the hardware of the computer.

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# 3. Epilogue

So I have detailed instructions with you How to check Ubuntu 32bit or 64bit Alright then. This is a very basic knowledge when you use Ubuntu so you need to master it.

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