Intel® Distribution for GDB* System Requirements

ID 678713
Updated 3/20/2024
Version 2024.1




This document provides details about hardware, operating system, and software prerequisites for the Intel® Distribution for GDB*.

Supported Host Operating Systems

These OS distributions are tested by Intel or known to work; other distributions may or may not work and are not recommended. If you have questions, access the Intel Community Forums when you need assistance.  If you have Commercial Support, create a support ticket.

Linux* Host

  • Linux*: Ubuntu* 20.04, 22.04, RHEL 8, RHEL 9, SLES 15 (all 64-bit extended)
  • Dynamic Kernel Module Support (DKMS)

Windows* Host

  • Windows* 10, Windows* 11 (all 64-bit extended)
  • Intel® oneAPI Base Toolkit installation
  • Intel® HPC Toolkit installation for OpenMP*

Supported Target Hardware Platforms

CPU Processors

  • Intel® Core™ Processor family
  • Intel® Xeon® Processor family
  • Intel® Xeon® Scalable Performance processors


  • FPGA: Emulation device only.

For Linux* users

  • Intel GPUs that belong to the XE-HPC and XE-HPG architectures as defined in the Graphics processor table.
  • Integrated GPUs like Intel® HD Graphics Gen12 or older are not supported with this release.

For Windows* users

  • Intel® Arc™ Series.

Motherboard Requirements

  • Full-size PCI Express 3.0 (or newer) x16 slot
  • Resizable (Re-Size) BAR

Software Requirements

For Linux* users

  • GNU* GCC* v5.1 or higher

For Windows* users

Development Environment

Microsoft* Visual Studio

  • Microsoft Visual Studio* 2019 or 2022

Visual Studio Code (VS Code) Extensions for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits

The VS Code extensions for oneAPI Toolkits provide assistance to developers who are creating, debugging and profiling oneAPI applications. The Using Visual Studio Code with Intel® oneAPI Toolkits User Guide provides additional detail.
The following VS Code extensions are available in the VS Code marketplace:

  • Code Sample Browser for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits
  • Environment Configurator for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits
  • Analysis Configurator for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits
  • GDB with GPU Debug Support for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits
  • DevCloud Connector for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits

See also:

Previous oneAPI Releases

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