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I have a 2011 Mac Mini with 4GB RAM, I'm planning on wiping it and installing Ubuntu. But since I'm gonna be running a gaming server on it, (MineCraft), I wanted to know how much RAM the computer can take, this means the limits of the Mac Mini hardware with the amount of RAM Ubuntu supports.

So does anybody know what the highest RAM this combo can take?

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Ubuntu can take a lot of RAM.. so the only thing to worry about is the RAM limit in the Mac mini motherboard. –  Uri Herrera Aug 19 '12 at 0:17
    
i know this so how much can the mac hardware take? –  Trevor Rudolph Aug 19 '12 at 3:40
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I did some research and the Ubuntu software supports extremly high ram limits but the 8gb everybody brings up is the Mac OS X software limitation of ram, so technicly hardware wise, the Mac mini 2010, that i have can support up to 16gb ram hardware wise.

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