System Requirements

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!!! Warning! The info contained in this article pertains to older versions of MEPIS !!!


Minimum requirements for SimplyMEPIS-64 6.5

Minimum requirements for SimplyMEPIS-32 6.0 and 6.5

Better configuration

  • 4 GB free space on the hard disk
  • 512 MB RAM

Preferred configuration

  • 10 GB free space on the hard disk for root/system
  • 10 GB or more on the hard disk for home/user
  • 512 MB RAM or more

Additional requirements for experimental 3D/Beryl desktop

  • NVIDIA graphics card with official NVIDIA driver, or
  • ATI graphics card with xorg radeon driver*, or
  • Intel graphics card with xorg driver

*currently the ATI official fglrx driver is not compatible with 3D/Beryl

Minimum requirements for MEPISLite

  • 2.0 GB free space on the hard disk
  • 128 MB RAM*
  • Pentium II/AMD CPU

*it is known to work on systems with less than 128MB. However, you should expect poor performance and it is recommended you use a light Desktop Manager, e.g., Fluxbox.

Minimum requirements for antiX-M7 series

  • 1.3 GB free space on the hard disk
  • 64 MB RAM plus swap
  • Pentium II CPU (Does not boot with AMD K5/K6)

Preferred configuration

  • 2 GB free space on the hard disk
  • 128 MB RAM

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