Chapter 1. About Linutop OS

Table of Contents
Hardware requirements
Energy Efficient Computing
Get the OS

Hardware requirements

Linutop OS for PC

Minimum hardware requirement for Linutop OS:

  • x86 processor (Intel, AMD), at least Pentium III (500Mhz)
  • 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
  • Any type of bootable storage (USB hard drive or key, IDE or SCSI drive, SSD). Your BIOS should also be able to boot the desired hardware (configuration is hardware dependant).
  • At least 1GB of disk space

The system is based on Ubuntu 14.04, and has the same hardware compatibility. To make sure your hardware is compatible, download and run the Linutop OS Free.

Linutop OS for XS (Raspberry Pi)

Minimum hardware requirement for Linutop OS XS:

  • Raspberry Pi 3, 2, b+, b & Zero
  • At least 4GB of SD card space

The system is based on Raspbian, and has the same hardware compatibility. To make sure your hardware is compatible, download and run the Linutop OS XS Free.