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asked in Open Source by Regular (4.4k points)
I want to dual boot Windows 8 with Ubuntu 13.10, I'm begining to hate Windows and I'm thinking of giving Ubuntu a try. I'm not sure of the system requirements of the operating system and I can't get any information on the Ubuntu's official website.
commented by Guru (57.6k points)
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Saucy Salamander (13.10 64-bit)

1 GB of RAM
Dual Core processor
10 GB of hard-drive space or SSD (the more hard disk capacity, the better)
Any graphics card with OpenGL 1.4 support (All GPUs released today by either NVidia, AMD or Intel; GPUs released by NVidia and AMD over the last 5 years; GPUs released by Intel after the GMA 950)
Either a CD/DVD drive or a USB port for the installer media
Internet access is hel

those are the recommended  below are the min.

Saucy Salamander (13.10 32-bit)

384 MB of RAM
700 MHz processor (about Intel Celeron or better)
5 GB of hard-drive space
VGA capable of 1024x768 screen resolution
Either a CD/DVD drive or a USB port for the installer media
commented by Regular (4.4k points)
Thanks man! I'm gonna give it a try.

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