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Posted February 11th, 2006 @ 10:49 AM CST

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Intallfest PC Requirements

Due to how quickly things change, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of this document.

Also note, we only support installing Linux on PC-compatible hardware. We cannot install Linux on Macs at this time.




Hard Disk Space

Input/Output Devices



Network Peripherals


Note: If you’re wondering to yourself why some hardware is so poorly supported under Linux, realize that this is due to the manufacturers not releasing drivers, or even specifications, for their hardware. Many companies are changing this policy and supporting Linux. On the other hand, other companies go so far as suing developers who are reverse-engineering hardware so it can be used under Linux!

For more details on supported hardware, see the Linux Hardware HOWTO!