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Questions about what system requirements are needed to run different releases of Ubuntu

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System requirements: What is the lightest impacting ubuntu flavor? [duplicate]

I have been looking for a Linux alternative to windows due to the OS constantly eating up my system's memory and CPU usage, and i'm somewhat familiar with Ubuntu systems, but i want to know what ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on Intel Pentium Silver N5000 1.1 GHz, without problems?

Background information: I intend to install Linux on a laptop with the following specs: CPU: Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Base frequency: 1.1 GHz Max Turbo frequency: 2.7 GHz Cores: 4 (no hyper-...
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Can my laptop PC run Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm new here! I was wondering if my PC can run Ubuntu and I don't know how to check it... My system is: Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2350M CPU @ 2.30GHz RAM: 4GB (2,70GB AVAILABLE) 32 BITS Can ...
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Kubuntu: Black diagonal line across the screen

Total noob. Installed kubuntu on an old laptop to learn how to use it.I've got his dark shape across my desktop and Firefox. It will change size and shape. See attached.
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How much disk space for primary partition for a “typical” developer machine with GUI desktop?

Up to now I've always used Ubuntu development environments provisioned by others. Now that I'm spinning up a VM for myself I want to know how much space to allocate for the primary partition (i.e., ...
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Can my old desktop run Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

I'm ditching Windows 10 once and for all and I was wondering if my oldish desktop can rock and roll with Ubuntu 18.04!? The PC configuration is as follows: Intel core i5-660, 8GB RAM (DDR3), Nvidia ...
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Will Ubuntu 18.04 work on i5-4210U - 1.7 GHz Dual Core? [duplicate]

I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. I want to upgrade to 18.04 LTS but I am not quite sure if it will work. My CPU is dual core 1.7 GHz 4th Generation i5-4210U. I upgraded my RAM from 4 ...
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Which Ubuntu version should I install? [duplicate]

Laptop Specs:   RAM - 6 GB   Processor - AMD A4-3330MX APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 2   Graphics - llvmpipe (LLVM 6.0, 128 bits)   OS type - 64-bit  &...
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How does Ubiquity determine the required disk space before installation?

This question intends to demystify Ubiquity the desktop installer for Ubuntu, on how the required disk space before installation is being determined. From this dated post Determining size of the ...
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a minimal Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS (Bionic Beaver) server requirements

I want to have a minimal Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS server on i.MX6ULL series CPU (528MHz) with 512MB DDR SDRAM and 4GB EMMC ROM. is it possible? which kernel version do I need to have? I want to use it as ...
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Ubuntu for an old laptop with 2gb ram, 1.8ghz processor [duplicate]

first I have searched for a few hours for the answers but can not find, so any help would be appreciated. My friend told my to download Ubuntu onto my old pc because it doesn't require a lot of RAM? ...
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Ubuntu or Lubunu [duplicate]

I use Libre Office extensively on my Windows 10 Laptop. The specifications are as follows - Celeron 3060 processor 2 gb ram 32 gb emmc storage I have mounted a 64 gb memory card as a hard disk on it....
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How to get Ubuntu to look like Windows XP? [closed]

My Family has an old computer running Windows XP but it's so slow that I am going to put Linux on it, my problem is that I need it to look like Windows XP or it will be to hard of a change for my aunt....
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Minimum Requirements of ubuntu 18.04 LTS [duplicate]

I want to install ubuntu 18.04 LTS on my computer. But I am a little worried about system requirements. I can find 'Recommended' System Requirements on ubuntu website. But I am unaware of 'Minimum ...
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Lubuntu vs. Xubuntu for development [closed]

I've recently started to lose interest on having my work environment as Windows 10 for development in general. The continuous updates and programs which Windows somehow starts without my order is ...
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Does an Intel 1.80GHz quad core processor meet the 2GHz dual core processor system requirements? [duplicate]

My laptop has an Intel® Core™ i5-3337U CPU @ 1.80GHz × 4 processor. On the Ubuntu website, it says that I need a 2 GHz dual core processor as a requirement to install Ubuntu 18.04. Does this mean that ...
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Is there any Ubuntu version for a PC with 248 MB RAM? [duplicate]

I need a compatible version of Ubuntu for my computer that has only 248 MB of RAM. Would it be possible to remove Windows XP?
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New to linux and need help [duplicate]

i am trying to install Ubuntu in an old laptop which is an Dual-core processor and has only 1024 MB ram. I have seen that the system requirement says 2Gb ram but i only have 1Gb. My question is will i ...
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Which Ubuntu version should I use? [duplicate]

I have a 1.5GB RAM PC , with 32bit processor and I run windows 8.1 in it without any problem and it runs normal in Windows 8.1 and I needed a specific version for my PC please don't recommend me ...
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kubuntu 17.10 system requirements for a new installation

What are the system requirements for installing Kubuntu 17.10? I have a 32 bit system and would like to do a clean install.
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Can Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS on 1GB RAM and 1GHZ Processor?? Please Answer [duplicate]

I want instal Ubuntu on my notebook, Will Ubuntu Desktop 16.04.3 LTS work perfectly on; AMD C-60 1GHz processor 1 GB RAM 30 GB HDD I know the recommendation system requirements I just want to know ...
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Intel Atom Cpu D510 1.66GHz Dual Core 32 bits can run in 16.04 or 17.04? [duplicate]

What is the ideal version for this machine (Intel Atom Cpu D510 1.66GHz Dual Core 32 bits) I think the problem is that the minimum requirement is a 2GHz dual processor. What can be another option?
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Is 2GB Ram enough for a snappy 64 bit experience? [closed]

I'm looking at buying a Netbook with 2gb ram and an Intel Atom N450 (64 bit support) and I really want to know if it'll be enough. I'll only be doing stuff such as running emulators from the NES/...
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Will a Thinkpad X61 run Ubuntu? [duplicate]

So I want to start collecting old Thinkpads and I think the X61s is a good place to start. With 4gb ram and it's Integrated Intel X3100 will it run smoothly on Ubuntu and play low end games like ...
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Is my netbook good enough to use Kubuntu? [duplicate]

I have a rather slow Samsung netbook and I would like to know someone's opinion as to whether it is good enough for Kubuntu, or I should use Xubuntu or Lubuntu instead. Here are the numbers: ...
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Which release would fit my Dell Inspiron N4030? [duplicate]

I wish to switch from Windows 7 to Ubuntu, and I'm trying to figure which (LTS) release should I use, whether to use the newest (16.04), an older one or one of the light-weight flavours (my computer ...
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Why is my Ubuntu being slow [closed]

I am seeing if I like Ubuntu on a virtual computer program. I can only give it 3 GB of ram. It was a bit slow when I used it. Will it speed up if I use 4 GB of ram.
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Revision hardware requirements

I have minimal experience with Ubuntu but now it's time to learn. I know from previous experience some older computers my not support the latest version. I am sure a page is some where that would ...
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Installation Requirements [duplicate]

Can I install Ubuntu 14.04 having these Memory 1GB Processor AMD sempron Processor 3000+ Graphics Gallium 0.4 on NV4C OS Type 32 bit HDD 500GB
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Which Ubuntu is best for me? [duplicate]

I'm looking to learn to code in C and would like your opinion on what would be the best operating system for a laptop. I have an older 'Dell' laptop, which is very slow, but I've seen reviews that ...
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Minimum processor speed for 16.04 [duplicate]

I have an Intel Pentium N3700 at 1.6 Ghz. Am I out of luck with 16.04? If so, what is then suitable? Please and thanks in advance.
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Why are the system requirements significantly higher for the linux port of Team Fortress 2? [closed]

Why are the system requirements significantly higher for the linux port of Team Fortress 2? Copy-and-pasted from: http://store.steampowered.com/app/440/ Windows Minimum: OS: Windows® 7 (32/64-...
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Ubuntu 14.04 system requirements

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 installed in partition on my laptop. The configuration is: Pentium core 2 duo processor 3GB RAM Hard disk allocated for partition 15GB It's an old dell inspiron 1525 laptop. I ...
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updating from 11.1 to 13.1 or higher [duplicate]

I am updating computer stored a couple of years. It is running Ubuntu 11.10 and I want to upgrade to 13.10. With only 3.9 gigs of ram, it appears the store may have been saying that is highest I can ...
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What Ubuntu system should I download to usb flash drive

I have a older Hewett Packard business laptop with windows xp as OS. What Ubuntu OS can I download onto a usb flash drive to use to install on the laptop?
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Will Ubuntu Run? [duplicate]

I would like to know if ubuntu 15.04 will run on my Asus Laptop. Below is the configuration 1.33GHz Intel Atom 2GB Ram 7.5 GB Harddisk Space(With Windows 8.1 already installed) Intel HD Graphics At ...
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Which version is best for my desktop 32 or 64 bit? [duplicate]

Brining back to life a 2006 Dell Dimension E521 Desktop. Although its a 64 bit PC, could I run 32bit Ubuntu? Specs: 2.5 gb DDR2 RAM Memory Speed 533 MHz Single Channel Mode AMD Antholon 64 Processor ...
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Slow performance and crashing problem [duplicate]

My Samsung netbook (Model Number : Samsung NP-NC108-PO1BD) has 2GB RAM and a 1.6GHz Intel Atom dual core processor. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 (32-bit version). After the successful installation it is ...
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System network services not compatible

There are several other older posts regarding this issue but suggested workarounds (most not fixes) are not resolving for me. I started with v12.04 and had the issue. I WAS able to access the ...
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Should I install 64-bit Ubuntu onto my 32-bit machine?

I own a Toshiba Laptop with the following details: AMD Turion X2 64 Mobile Technology TL-60 2.00 GHz Processor 3 GB of RAM 32-bit Windows Vista Does this machine meet the requirements to run 64-bit ...
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System requirements for Ubuntu installation [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu. I am having a PC with Pentium 4 processor 512 MB ram and an inbuilt graphics card. Can I install Ubuntu on my system? Right now I am having Windows XP. But it is somehow corrupted....
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What are the requirements for Ubuntu desktop? [duplicate]

I have a somewhat old pc on my hands and i wanted to install Ubuntu, the installing is not the problem but Ubuntu says (at boot) that i do not have enough ram memory. What are the requirements ...
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What are the minimum system requirements for Ubuntu Snappy Core?

What are the minimum system requirements for Ubuntu Snappy Core?
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What is the recommended minimum CPU, disk space and memory (RAM) requirements of Ubuntu 64 and 32 bit? [duplicate]

What is the recommended minimum CPU, disk space and memory (RAM) requirements of Ubuntu 64 and 32 bit 14.04 LTS?
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required hardware upgrade for old system [duplicate]

I want to use Ubuntu 14.04.I do not wish to opt for lightweight versions so I need help in determining some reasonable hardware upgrades so I can use Ubuntu comfortably. Currently my system specs are ...
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Running Ubuntu on Nextbook NXW8QC16

I have a Nextbook NXW8QC serial no starting with YFG. After a win update, the tablet restarted. On restart it stuck in a boot loop error. Two days of calls to microsoft without a solution convinced me ...
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System requirements for ubuntu

I am a new one so i would like to tell me which version of Ubuntu should i install.I prefer do the installation from the Windows.My laptop has an Intel(R) Core(TM) Duo processor 2.1GH , 4 GB RAM and i ...
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New Ubuntu desktop install

I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop running AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-56 processor (1.79 GHz) with 2 (1.87) GB of RAM. It's an older laptop (I bought it sometime around 2007 or 8 and it's currently running on ...
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What's the minimum disk space requirement for Ubuntu Server?

This page suggests that 1 GB is sufficient, but when I tried installing it on a VM with a 1 GB virtual hard disk, I received a "Failed to partition the selected disk" error indicating that the disk ...
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Will Ubuntu run on my laptop? [duplicate]

I want to try ubuntu out because my laptops (3 years old) been running slow on windows 8.1 lately. So i just have a few questions. 1) Which version of Ubuntu should I instill? (14.0.4.1 LTS or 14.10) ...