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Old 08-14-2006, 10:01 PM   #1
rohbot
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Kubuntu/Ubuntu system requirements


Hello all, just found this site and it looks great!

I need to know what the Kubuntu/Ubuntu system requirements are because i want to try it out.

I just got a second hand computer and has the following RAM and cpu speed:


Pentium III 939 mhz, 256 MB RAM (SDRAM)(plus 128), 1024x768 minimum screen res with a ATI 128 MB video card.

Could these specs allow kubuntu or ubuntu to run smooth?


ok, -rohbot
 
Old 08-14-2006, 11:17 PM   #2
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I dont know of a place that lists system req for them, but I think that will cover it. Kubuntu comes as a livecd so you can test it out anyway before you install it (of course it will be a bit slower loading apps off the cd) but you'll get the idea.
 
Old 08-14-2006, 11:39 PM   #3
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PC requirements

I have run ubuntu on a 500mhz pentium and it worked fine.

My Desktop is a 800mhz system and it is running MEPIS great.

I would recomend MEPIS over Kubuntu. MEPIS uses ubuntu as its base and I had a lot better luck with things working in it. Kubuntu seemed too buggy.

The RAM and video should be fine also. Good luck...
 
Old 08-17-2006, 09:03 PM   #4
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Cool Thanks!

Ok, thanks i just got a liveCD so i am about to test it out!!!

EDIT- Also, does MEPIS come with KDE and gnome or just KDE? -EDIT

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Old 08-18-2006, 02:07 AM   #5
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MEPIS is KDE by default but you can install gnome too.
 
  


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