Prerequisites

Most popular Linux Distributions supports all kind platforms such as x86, x86_64 and PowerPC platforms. Hardware requirments may vary from Distribution to Distribution.
Processor and Memory Requirements
Intel, AMD, Cyrix, and VIA processor are used. Here we are giving the detail of only Intel processor.
Minimum Requirement for 32-bit version
Fedora Core 6 requires an Intel Pentium or better processor, and is optimized for Pentium 4 and later processors.
Recommended for text-mode: 200 MHz Pentium-class or better
Recommended for graphical: 400 MHz Pentium II or better
Minimum RAM for text-mode: 128MB
Minimum RAM for graphical: 192MB
Recommended RAM for graphical: 256MB
Hard Disk Space Requirement
Minimum space required at the initial stage at the time of installation is 90 MB, which required some additional space of 175 MB. But the total disk covers 9 GB space after the installation of all the packages including Java, Apache, Eclipse and Java Applications software. At least 5% free space should be maintained for proper system operation.
Minimum Requirement for 64-bit version
Minimum RAM for text-mode: 128MB
Minimum RAM for graphical: 256MB
Recommended RAM for graphical: 512MB
Hard Disk Space Requirements
Minimum space required 90 MB for a minimal installation to as much as an additional 175 MB for an installation that includes nearly all the packages. The complete installed packages can occupy over 9 GB of disk space. 5% additional free space should also required for maintaining proper system operation.
PowerPC Hardware Requirements
Fedora Core 6 also runs on PowerPCs, which have different processor.
Processor and Memory
Minimum CPU: PowerPC G3 / POWER3
Fedora Core 6 supports only the “New World” generation of Apple Power Macintosh originates after 1999, but it also supports IBM pSeries, IBM iSeries, IBM RS/6000, Genesi Pegasos II, and IBM Cell Broadband Engine machines.
Recommended for text-mode: 233 MHz G3 or better, 128MiB RAM.
Recommended for graphical: 400 MHz G3 or better, 256MiB RAM.
Hard Disk Space Requirements
Please note that space requirement may vary from Distribution to Distribution. Minimum space required 90 MB for a minimal installation to as much as an additional 175 MB for an installation that includes nearly all the packages. The complete installed packages can occupy over 9 GB of disk space. 5% additional free space should also required for maintaining proper system operation.
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