Minimum Memory/cpu requirements

Ryan Kavanagh ryanakca at
Sat Jul 7 18:33:46 UTC 2007

On July 6, 2007, Anthony Yarusso wrote:
> Note that the RAM requirement is for the live CD.  The alternate CD
> will work on machines with far less than 256, just with more
> frustration and time as you go down (I'd guess the real minumum is
> either 64 or 32 megs).  It used to be quoted as 192, so I'm not sure
> if the actual requirements changed or if it just made more sense to
> round to a near stick size.  The disk space requirement is slightly
> inflated as well, but not by as much.  You should be able to install
> on just under 3 gig, but would have very little room for documents,
> tmp files, etc.  You can strip down Xubuntu custom to be pretty tiny
> (I'm working on this atm).

You probably neet at least 96MB or 129MB ram, I've tried installing Xubuntu 
(alt CD) at 64MB without any success...


Ryan Kavanagh (ryanakca)
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