Mint 12 LXDE System Requirements

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Mint 12 LXDE System Requirements

Postby Oscar799 on Sat Mar 10, 2012 10:23 am

System requirements:

x86 processor
256 MB RAM
5 GB of disk space
Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
CD/DVD drive or USB port

Copied from the Blog announcement here http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=1937

Edited - disk space requirement changed from 3Gb to 5GB after the release announcement
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Re: Mint 12 LXDE System Requirements

Postby Jesse654 on Fri Mar 16, 2012 8:09 pm

FYI
Clem updated this to:
5 GB of disk space

See:
http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=1937#comment-60158
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Re: Mint 12 LXDE System Requirements

Postby nunol on Sat Mar 17, 2012 1:25 pm

I did test the Mint 12 LXDE RC and found that worked with a 4.0GB HDD as measured by Gparted or Vbox. The installer says it needs 4.2GB. More info here: viewtopic.php?f=175&t=86542&start=60#p547263
In Vbox also worked down to 208MB of RAM so computers with 256MB of RAM and a shared graphic card should also work.

Edit: The installer limitation to 4.3GB can be removed by connecting a usb pen to the Eee. The disk size and pen size add up and the installer works. May work with a memory card but didn’t test that.
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