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I am downloading Kubuntu right now, and I was wondering what the System Requirements were. I am almost certain that it will work on my Pentium 3 866Mhz, but I just don't want bad performance. Any help is greatly appreciated!
If your asking what else has to be installed besides the basic configuration then only multimedia codecs which is easy enough once you uncomment the repositories in /etc/apt/sources.list. It just all the gstreamer stuff. Also I would recommend installing Synaptic cause the default package management, Kynaptic realy sucks.
What are the exact system requirements for Kubuntu and can it run on a IBM personal computer 300 with 600+ Megahertz closer to 1 Gigahert 192 ram 20 gigabyte pc. If not where can I find Ubuntu 6.1 to order for my home address.
CPU speed is less important than RAM. If you have 256, (K)Ubuntu will run fine but it will not be a speed daemon. Less than 256MB is not recommended and may cause problems at install time unless the non-graphical alternative install cd is used. Anyway, if you have less than 256 MB of RAM, you should really install Xubuntu.
I have 256+512Mbs of ram and just installed Kubuntu (the latest version). And i am having some kind of lags and i am a bit surprised but perhaps this is just the way it is for it, huh?
When you first install Kubuntu, yes you will get 'lags' in performance as the system does some house-cleaning, sets up journals, logs, etc. You'll also have a lengthy update to perform (200+ packages). Once all that is complete, it will run quite nicely.
The processor should be no problem but the RAM will cause problems. The minimum required for the current release of Ubuntu (Kubuntu will be similar in requirements) is 768MB according to the Ubuntu site below: