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I have a 2007 core-duo laptop and wanted to know the system requirements for this OS. What are the minimum requirements.

  • One of my laptops has following specs: Core2Duo T7300 (2x2.0GHz) 4GB RAM (2x2GB DDR2) Intel integrated graphics Mobile GM965 HDD 250GB Intel WLAN and Realtek ethernet Everything works out of the box and quite fast. Try it! – mazienho Aug 6 '15 at 21:40
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    That'll eat most Linux distros for breakfast... – fleamour Aug 9 '15 at 11:10
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    Note that "Core Duo" is a 32-bit CPU, while "Core 2 Duo" is 64-bit. The 32-bit version of the OS will run on both. Otherwise, I'd recommend the 64-bit OS if you can run it. – Ken Aug 10 '15 at 0:20
  • What about ATOM CPU's in NETBOOKS, do they at least CRAWL with elementary OS loki too ? – user6318 Sep 14 '16 at 9:19
  • Can elementary OS run on 1GiB or less CPU/RAM? – Cheese129 Apr 22 '17 at 16:59
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Recommended System Specifications

  • Intel i3 or comparable dual-core 64-bit processor
  • 1 GB of system memory (RAM)
  • 15 GB of disk space
  • Internet access

http://elementary.io/en/docs/installation#recommended-system-specifications

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    eOS 32bit on a P4 2.6 and Athlon XP 2000+ nVidia mx440 and 1GB DDR 400 requires patience. Desktop taking 15-20% CPU reources idle so bottleneck's on the CPU side. @fleamour's right about any Core2Duo but I'll check a CoreDUO Solo first before going on. – tuk0z May 19 '16 at 11:22
  • These are the recommended specs, not the minimum. eOS runs smoothly on a core2 duo, for example. – ounos Sep 14 '16 at 10:42

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