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I am thinking of putting Ubuntu 13.04 onto some machines.

They are three years old and I can't find anywhere some hardware specs that these machines should meet. Please let me know!

Thanks in advance

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marked as duplicate by Eric Carvalho, psusi, vasa1, Warren Hill, Andrea Corbellini Oct 3 '13 at 12:11

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Specs from:

What are the system requirements for each flavor of Ubuntu Desktop?


RaringRingtail (13.04 32-bit)
    384 MB of RAM
    700 MHz processor (about Intel Celeron or better)
    5 GB of hard-drive space
    VGA capable of 1024x768 screen resolution
    Either a CD/DVD drive or a USB port for the installer media


RaringRingtail (13.04 64-bit)
    1 GB of RAM
    Dual Core processor
    10 GB of hard-drive space or SSD (the more hard disk capacity, the better)
    Any graphics card with OpenGL 1.4 support (All GPUs released today by either NVidia, AMD or Intel; GPUs released by NVidia and AMD over the last 5 years; GPUs released by Intel after the GMA 950)
    Either a CD/DVD drive or a USB port for the installer media
    Internet access is helpful

With 3 year old machines I can't see there being a problem meeting the recommended spec (which IMHO is needed for reasonable desktop performance).

Cheers, Nick

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