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Questions tagged [system-requirements]

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

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How to get Ubuntu to look like Windows XP? [on hold]

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 ubunto 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) ...
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Alternative versions of Ubuntu for an old notebook [closed]

I have an old notebook that has 512MB of RAM. I put Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook on it. It works, but I can't install any packages or a simple web browser. What alternative versions of Ubuntu do I have that ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on my laptop which is not very powerful? [duplicate]

I am going to uninstall Windows 8.1 and install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit but I am not sure that I am able to do that. Here is my laptop specs: HP Pavilion 15": Processor: AMD A6-4455M APU with ...
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Will 14.04 be able to run on an Intel I5 Haswell Processor (Nvidia 750ti, and 8gb of ram)?

Asrock Fatal1ty z97x killer - Intel Core i5 4690k - nvidia 750ti - Adata 8GB 1600Mhz - I have read online, there are people who have problem with some Haswell processors, Nvidia video cards, and ...
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Can I use Ubuntu or should I use a lower version like Xubuntu? [duplicate]

I used to use Ubuntu Hardy on my old laptop. But haven't used it since then. My desktop is really old. It is Dell with Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 2.66 GHz with 1.00gb Ram, 140gb hard-drive. Since ...
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Will my needs be met?

I am currently running a Windows laptop and before I switch over to Ubuntu I'd like to know a few things. I don't have much firepower in terms of hardware (it's only a Compaq CQ-61 Laptop) but I'd ...
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Which Version of Ubuntu is arm build?

I'm considering to use Ubuntu for a platform of our company's development effort of the main control unit in our country's national road VMS(Variable Message Sign) system. In relation to that, I want ...
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What version should I download?

Migrating from XP. Dell 2400,Pentium 4, 2.66 GHz, 1.25 RAM Use my desktop for Open Office, Firefox, Outlook ( will switch to Thunderbird), Microsoft Money. What would be the smartest and easiest ...
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How much disk space does a clean Ubuntu Studio installation need?

I'm considering installing Ubuntu Studio. I can't decide whether to make a clean installation or to install its programs on my existing Ubuntu to save disk space. I'm currently low on free disk space. ...
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Which version of ubuntu is compatible with my hardware? [duplicate]

I am using an old millennia desktop - here are the specs: Cpu: Pentium III 866.4 MHz L1 Cache: 16K 8097 MB/s L2 Cache: 256K 3686 MB/s L3 Cache: none Memory: 320M 343 MB/s Chipset: VIA Apollo Pro/133/...
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Decision for Ubuntu or Lubuntu on little bit Old notebook [duplicate]

Currently i have an Acer Aspire 2930 with 3 GB RAM,and according to the net,Lubuntu is the lightest Ubuntu derivative. Can you guys tell me technically (But not to technical) how could Lubuntu become ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on a 3.5GB mini PC?

I want to install Ubuntu on a mini PC which has only 3.5GB disk space. Do you have any recommendations?
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Is possible to boot Ubuntu with less than 128MB of RAM?

The machine I would like to install a working OS to is an old Toshiba Portege 3010ct notebook (Pentium 266 with 32MB EDO RAM and 4GB IDE hard drive). It's a quite slow and weak machine, but it's only ...