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What are the minimum system requirements for 12.04 LTS?

Sir, I am a LINUX beginner. I want to use ubuntu 12.04 desktop version on my system. So I want to know the minimum system and internet requirements. I have WINDOWS XP SP2, 1GB of RAM, 160GB HD and a 256kbps bandwidth dial up connection. Are these enough to use ubuntu 12.04 desktop?? Please let me know.

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According to Ubuntu the requirements for Ubuntu Desktop are,

1. 700 MHz processor (about Intel Celeron or better)
2. 512 MiB RAM (system memory)
3. 5 GB of hard-drive space (or USB stick, memory card or external drive but see LiveCD for an alternative approach)
4. VGA capable of 1024x768 screen resolution
5. Either a CD/DVD drive or a USB port for the installer media
6. Internet access is helpful 

For requirements for other types are give here.

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