Ubuntu Core has been designed to have low system requirements and to run on a wide range of hardware, from embedded IoT devices to industrial computing.
Minimum requirements are flexible and are entirely dependent on device configuration, but they’re generally constrained to the following:
core18: 256MB RAM, 256MB storage
core20/22: 384MB RAM (512MB with UEFI Secure Boot for FDE), 512MB storage
Get in touch to discuss lower or specific requirements.
Pre-built images are available for various reference platforms, as listed below:
- Raspberry Pi 2, 3, 4 and Compute Module 3/4
- Qualcomm DragonBoard
- Intel NUC, generic x86 and x86 KVM
See Supported platforms for a list of systems Ubuntu Core officially supports, and for links to installable images for those systems.