Minimum system requirements
To install and use Xubuntu, you need at least 512 MB of memory. You can also try Xubuntu within the Desktop DVD with the same amount of memory. Keep in mind that running the system from a DVD will be slower than an installed system.
When you install Xubuntu from the Desktop DVD, you need about 7.5 GB of free space on your hard disk.
Your processor needs to support PAE in order to run Xubuntu.
Recommended system resources
To get a smooth experience when running multiple applications parallel on the desktop, it is recommended to have at least 1 GB of memory.
It is recommended to have at least 20 GB of free space on your hard disk. This allows new application installations as well as saving your personal data on the hard disk in addition to the core system.