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[Bug 1166124] Re: Ubuntu minimum system requirements needs to be updated


This bug has been fixed in ubuntu-docs

Changed in ubuntu-docs:
status:	Fix Committed → Fix Released

There is no need to preserve it as confirmed in Unity project.

As part of the bug clean up ahead of 16.04 LTS I'm marking this as invalid.
If you think this is still valid for Unity Project, please comment on why that is the case and change the status to NEW.


** Changed in: unity (Ubuntu)
       Status: Confirmed => Invalid

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  Ubuntu minimum system requirements needs to be updated

Status in Ubuntu Documentation:
  Fix Released
Status in Unity:
Status in unity package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  The specified minimum system requirements do not represent reality.
  According to https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/SystemRequirements Ubuntu desktop needs :

  * 700 MHz processor (about Intel Celeron or better)
  * 512 MiB RAM (system memory)
  * 5 GB of hard-drive space (or USB stick, memory card or external drive but see LiveCD for an alternative approach)
  * VGA capable of 1024x768 screen resolution

  With the latest technologies introduced by Unity, not only the above
  is illogical but also, diminishes any chance of a good desktop
  experience with Ubuntu.

  Also if we take into consideration the tests that have been form
  it is obvious that for at least a bearable experience, a user will
  need :

  * 1000 ΜHz processor (about Intel Celeron or better)
  * 1024 MiB RAM (system memory)
  * 3D Acceleration Capable Videocard with at least 256 MB

  From experience, we all know that it is recommended to have 2048 MiB
  RAM to properly run a day to day Ubuntu.

  A good start should be with minimum 1024 and recommended 2048 MiB RAM.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
  Package: unity 5.18.0-0ubuntu2
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-26.42~precise1-generic
  Uname: Linux 3.5.0-26-generic i686
  ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu17.1
  Architecture: i386
  CompizPlugins: [core,composite,opengl,compiztoolbox,decor,vpswitch,snap,mousepoll,resize,place,move,wall,grid,regex,imgpng,session,gnomecompat,animation,fade,unitymtgrabhandles,workarounds,scale,expo,ezoom,unityshell]
  Date: Mon Apr  8 12:55:26 2013
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release i386 (20130213)
  MarkForUpload: True
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  SourcePackage: unity
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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