Can I install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with 1 GB RAM. My desktop computer has 2.99 GHz 32-bit CPU and 1GB RAM. What Ubuntu version should I install?

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  • One of my testing boxes is dell latitude d610 (pentium m, 1gb, intel i915), and I used it up to and including 19.04 (for Lubuntu & Xubuntu testing). I sure wouldn't run GNOME on it though, and that isn't much memory for some tasks, but the machine still runs. I do have a ibm thinkpad t43 (pentium m, 1.5gb ram, radeon x300) running Lubuntu 18.04 LTS that I still use for some tasks. – guiverc Aug 13 '19 at 13:09
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    You definitely can't, an installer for Ubuntu 18.04 32 bit does not exist, only installers for 64 bit architecture are provided. – mook765 Aug 13 '19 at 13:26

Barely, or no. Use Xubuntu.

To install and use Xubuntu, you need at least 512 MB of memory. https://xubuntu.org/requirements/.

It's based on debian and ubuntu: https://www.distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=xubuntu

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