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 ===== Minimum system requirements ===== ===== Minimum system requirements =====
  
-SparkyLinux is designed for old and new machines (32 and 64 bit).+SparkyLinux is designed for both old and new computers, and small single-board computers like the Raspberry Pi. Sparky can be installed on both 32 and 64 bit machines with either a BIOS or a UEFI equipped motherboard.
  
-Sparky ​supports and can be installed on 32 and 64 machines with BIOS or UEFI motherboard.+The minimum requirements to install ​Sparky:
  
-Sparky 3.x supports 64 bit machines with BIOS and UEFI, and started from version ​4.x supports 32 bit machines with BIOS and UEFI as well.+  * CPU: 
 +    *  i686 (32bit) or amd64 (64bit) Pentium ​4, or AMD Athlon
  
-The minimum requirements to install Sparky: 
-  * CPU i686 / amd64 
   * RAM memory:   * RAM memory:
-     * 256 MB – LXDE, LXQt, Openbox 
-     * 512 MB – MATE, Xfce 
-     * 1.0 GB - KDE 
      * 128 MB – CLI Edition      * 128 MB – CLI Edition
-   * 512 MB SWAP partition or bigger +     * 256 MB – LXDE, LXQt, Openbox 
-   ​* Hard or USB drive:+     * 512 MB – Xfce 
 + 
 +  * SWAP partition
 +    * 512 MB or larger 
 + 
 +  ​* Hard Drive or USB Flash Drive: 
 +     * 2 GB (CLI edition)
      * 10 GB ("​Home"​ editions)      * 10 GB ("​Home"​ editions)
      * 20 GB (GameOver/​Multimedia)      * 20 GB (GameOver/​Multimedia)
-     * 2 GB (CLI edition) 
-   * an optical drive (CD/DVD) or USB port 
  
-----+   * Optical drive (CD/DVD) or USB port with USB Flash Drive 
 + 
 +The default ​ [[calamares|Sparky Installer]],​ (Calamares),​ requires a minimum of 1GB of RAM. 
 + 
 +If your machine has less than 1GB of RAM, please use [[advanced_installer|Sparky Advanced Installer]] instead. 
 +   
  
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-[[about|<​--- About SparkyLinux]]|[[download|Download ​info --->]]+|[[about|<​--- About SparkyLinux]] ​  [[download|Download ​Info --->]]|
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