Update of the minimum requierements

Joan Advincula mj.advincula at gmail.com
Wed Nov 27 07:45:45 UTC 2013

I can attest to good performance of 12.04 on an Asus EeePC 4G. Can't send
in screenshots, though.

My EeePC's power adaptor is still out of commission and Haiyan just passed
by. Electricity is very scarce here these days.

- Joan
On Nov 16, 2013 2:00 AM, "Bruno Benitez" <gridcube at gmail.com> wrote:

> As technological boundaries move on, and as newer hardware and softwaremake t
> heir presences felt, perhaps it is time to take a look at our hardware
> requirements. [1]
> Many users move to Xubuntu from older computers to try to "revitalize"
> them.  While the system will work, and they will be able to use the
> programs that we ship in our default installation, it is possible that a
> computer with only the minimum requirements will not provide the type of experience
> we would wish to show the world.
> As Xubuntu is not exclusively targeted toward older systems, we believe
> that it is important to warn our prospective users about this issue.
> We know that many of you deploy Xubuntu on a  regular basis, so we're ask
> ing you to tell us what you consider to be a *realistic* Minimum and
> Recommended setup.
> Specifically we would like to know how much RAM and Hard Disk space you
> would recommend to a new user if you were going to install Xubuntu for
> them.
> Could they still work with the stated minimum of 512MB of RAM and 4.4Gb
> of hard disk space for a desktop install?
> [1] http://xubuntu.org/getxubuntu/
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