I have a lot of question before my first installation of a linux distribution. For my next job (i'll start in 1 month), i'll use a computer (with Linux). So i'll try to learn to use it before i start my job.

So, i've search somes informations and i see we have a lot of distribution. I've choose Elementary OS (for the user interface).

I have this components :

  1. Intel core I5 760 - 2.80ghZ
  2. NVIDIA Geforce GTX 460
  3. USB Wifi - Netgear wma3100m

So, i'll add a hard drive in my computer, i'll use the first for Windows 10 and the second for Elementary OS.

So, i want to know if my computer is compatible with Elementary OS (with my I5-Geforce-USB Wifi Dongle).


  • You should try y a live session to confirm your hardware works correctly. Sep 27, 2017 at 11:50

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I think u will not have problem with CPU and GPU, after installing, install the drivers from App Center, I really recommend this Wifi, only testing, but I have a USB wifi from China and it works, probably it's gonna work too


i m using elementary os 0.4.1 loki with a bad pc than yours

  • Dual-Core Pentium® Dual-Core CPU T4500 @ 2.30GHz Intel
  • Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07)
  • RAM: 4 GB

and everything works perfectly , i run firefox (more than 8 tabs), atom, hexchat, terminals, Gimp, and scripts ... at the same time and it works without any bugs (it's like if i have the best pc)

wifi works with netgear and other adapters

i dont know ur RAM but i think it will works without any problem


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