Linux Mint System Requirements for Linux Mint 17.1

Linux mint is one of the greatest Linux distro. This article provide Linux Mint system requirements for Cinnamon, Mate, and KDE Desktop of Linux Mint 17.1 codenamed Rebecca.



Linux Mint System Requirements

Linux Mint 17 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use.

Linux Mint 17 features the following changes:

  • lsb_release now supports a -u option to show upstream LSB information (i.e. the same LSB information you would find in Ubuntu Trusty)
  • The shutdown sequence was fixed.
  • Hexchat replaces Xchat as the default IRC client.

Linux Mint System Requirements for Linux Mint 17.1

If your computer passed these requirements then you may install Linux Mint into computer, but if doesn’t meet the requirements try to use Linux Lite that require low hardware specification.

System requirements for Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Cinnamon

  • x86 processor (Linux Mint 64-bit requires a 64-bit processor. Linux Mint 32-bit works on both 32-bit and 64-bit processors).
  • 512 MB RAM (1GB recommended for a comfortable usage).
  • 5 GB of disk space (20GB recommended).
  • Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution (1024×768 recommended).
  • DVD drive or USB port

System requirements for Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate

  • x86 processor (Linux Mint 64-bit requires a 64-bit processor. Linux Mint 32-bit works on both 32-bit and 64-bit processors).
  • 512MB RAM (1GB recommended for a comfortable usage).
  • 9GB of disk space (20GB recommended).
  • Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution (1024×768 recommended).
  • DVD drive or USB port

System requirements for Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca KDE

  • rocessor (Linux Mint 64-bit requires a 64-bit processor. Linux Mint 32-bit works on both 32-bit and 64-bit processors).
  • 2GB RAM
  • 10 GB of disk space (20GB recommended).
  • Graphics card capable of 1024×768
  • DVD 
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