Questions tagged [32-bit]

32-bit refers to computer architecture that stores integers, memory addresses, and other data units that are at most 32 bits (or 4 octets) wide.

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Can I install 64 bit software on a 32 bit OS X - 10.5.8 - Leopard?

Can I install 64 bit software on a 32 bit OS X? Or could I "update" my 32 bit OS X to 64 bit OS X? This is what I get when I put uname -a in a terminal: Darwin gaukhar-alibayevas-macbook.local 9.8....
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How old are Macs that cannot run 64-bit applications?

We're trying to decide how much effort to put into ensuring that our software works well in 32-bit mode. (It's scientific software that must handle large datasets, so ensuring that it works well does ...
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MacOSX 10.8 and 32-bit perl modules

I just upgraded from MacOSX 10.6 to 10.8. Many of my projects depend on Mac::Glue, Mac::Carbon and their ilk. Even though Mac::Glue comes bundled with MacOSX 10.8 perl, it doesn't seem to work: [kw|...
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32-bit only screen savers in Mountain Lion?

Is it possible to run 32-bit only screen savers in Mountain Lion? Just opening /System/Library/Frameworks/ScreenSaver.framework/Versions/A/Resources/ in 32-bit mode doesn't run ...
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Is it still possible to run Safari 6 in 32bit on MacOS 10.8?

I tried the ways i know: Get Info - 32bit Mode - Start ==> runs in 64 bit arch -i386 /Applications/ ==> results in error is it still somehow possible to run Safari in ...
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Install 32bit Java 7 OpenJDK

Motivation I have a proprietary java application which used to work under Snow Leopard but fails under Lion with the following backtrace: Exception in thread "AWT-EventQueue-0" java.lang....
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Will a 32 bit intel app run on Mountain Lion?

I have Lion, running on a 64 bit kernel $ uname -a Darwin 11.4.0 Darwin Kernel Version 11.4.0: Mon Apr 9 19:32:15 PDT 2012; root:xnu-1699.26.8~1/RELEASE_X86_64 x86_64 ...
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