porting Ubuntu on ARM9

savita at iwavesystems.com savita at iwavesystems.com
Thu Jun 11 09:51:08 UTC 2009

what is the difference between ubuntu & xubuntu?

> hi,
> Am Donnerstag, den 11.06.2009, 15:07 +0530 schrieb
> savita at iwavesystems.com:
>> > hi,
>> > Am Donnerstag, den 11.06.2009, 16:51 +0530 schrieb savita:
>> >> System requirements for Ubuntu to install on PC are
>> >> At least 256 MB of RAM is required to run the alternate install CD
>> >> (384MB of
>> >> RAM is required to use the live CD based installer). Install requires
>> at
>> >> least 4 GB of disk space.
>> >>
>> >> Can anybody tell me for ARM9?
>> >>
>> > as i said before, these values are completely architecture
>> independend,
>> > if you run ubuntu-desktop (not matter if on AMD64, ARM or i386) or
>> > kubuntu-desktop you should have at least 256M and 3G free space on
>> disk,
>> > xubuntu-desktop should be possible to run in 128M and installing
>> > something like the LXDE desktop should work in 64M
>> >
>> >
>>one more query, how will be the system performance with 400MHz speed?
>> is there any speed constraints are there?
> gnome or KDE will likely behave sluggish on 400MHz but given that you
> dont have the RAM to run them properly anyway i doubt that is an issue,
> the other two desktops (or others you might find in the archive)
> i mentioned should run fine with such a CPU speed.
> ciao
> 	oli
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