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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 Pentium M 1.0GHz Core 2 Duo 1.6GHz
CPU Architecture i386 (until 2021) amd64
RAM 1 GB 4 GB
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.

Hardware Ports

Ubuntu MATE has been officially ported to, and works great on:

Codename Compatible with
gpd_pocket Original GPD Pocket.
gpd_pocket_2 GPD Pocket 2, GPD Win 2, OneMix Yoga 1s and OneMix Yoga 2.
gpd_micropc GPD MicroPC
gpd_p2_max Topjoy Falcon