Hardware requirements

Guillermo Garron guillermo.fedora at gmail.com
Sat Dec 16 14:07:50 UTC 2006

On 12/16/06, Milos Prudek <prudek at bvx.cz> wrote:
> What are Kubuntu (or Ubuntu) hardware requirements for Live DVD?
> I tried to run Live Kubuntu 6.10 on Pentium 333MHz with 90MB of RAM, 8 MB of
> which is shared with embedded videocard SiS 620.
> - Kernel booted
> - X Window System launched (the black and white screen with the X cursor)
> - then KDE seemed to be starting (blue background, cursor switched to a white
> arrow,
> - then the PC locked up.
> I also tried to install Mandriva, but the install failed.
> The only thing that I can run is Damn Small Linux, but only if I set a swap
> file for it.
> Is 90 MB RAM too little RAM for Live Kubuntu?
I have read that you 256 MB of RAM, for UBUNTU and KUBUNTU, maybe you
need XUBUNTU instead.


Guillermo Garron
"Linux IS user friendly... It's just selective about who its friends are."
(Using FC6, CentOS4.4 and Ubuntu 6.06)

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