Minimum Memory/cpu requirements

Anthony Yarusso tonyyarusso at
Sun Jul 8 03:02:04 UTC 2007

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Ryan Kavanagh wrote:
> 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
> (alt CD) at 64MB without any success...
> Cheers,
> Ryan
Really?  I seem to remember asking around and being quoted a much
lower number.  This was after attempting it on a machine with 19MB and
having it fail at about 90% complete.
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