Ubuntu MATE has modest hardware requirements, making it is suitable for modern workstations, single board computers and older hardware alike. Ubuntu MATE makes modern computers fast and old computers usable.

Desktop and Laptop Computers

  Minimum Recommended
CPU Core 2 Duo Core i3
CPU Architecture amd64 amd64
Storage 8 GB 16 GB
Boot Media Bootable DVD-ROM Bootable DVD-ROM or USB Flash Drive
Display 1024 x 768 1440 x 900 or higher (with graphics acceleration)

Raspberry Pi

Only the B models of the Raspberry Pi family are supported:

  • Raspberry Pi 2
  • Raspberry Pi 3
  • Raspberry Pi 3+
  • Raspberry Pi 4 (all memory sizes)

All models support the armhf architecture. The Raspberry Pi 3 and newer can also take advantage of the 64-bit CPU using the arm64 release.

The micro-SD card needs to be a minimum of 5 GB.