System requirements

Although Parrot is a lightweight OS, especially the Home edition, it's worthwhile checking your computer meets the minimum requirements so it works properly and you have a nice smooth experience when using the distro.

Minimum requirements

Parrot Home Edition

CPU: Dual core x86_64 Processor or better
RAM: 2 GB DDR2
Storage: 20 GB available space

Parrot Security Edition

CPU: Dual core x86_64 Processor or better
RAM: 2 GB DDR3
Storage: 40 GB available space

Recommended hardware for both editions

CPU: Quad core x86_64 Processor or better
RAM: 8 GB DDR3
Storage: 128 GB available space on SSD