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determine if CPU is 32-bit or 64-bit

Terminal - determine if CPU is 32-bit or 64-bit
grep lm /proc/cpuinfo
2009-02-19 22:48:47
User: bobbydale
Functions: grep
determine if CPU is 32-bit or 64-bit

If the 'lm' flag is present, then the CPU is 64-bit.

If no output, then CPU is 32-bit.


There are 3 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives

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uname -m works just fine :)

Comment by nottings 352 weeks and 6 days ago

uname only works to show the architecture of the installed operating system.

If you have a 32-bit OS installed on a 64-bit platform, you can use this command to see if your CPU support 64-bit.

Comment by bobbydale 352 weeks and 5 days ago

Your point of view

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