Intel® oneAPI IoT Toolkit System Requirements 2023.2

ID 678167
Updated 7/31/2023
Version 2023.2




This page addresses features and targets that apply to a toolkit as a whole, including system requirements for:

  • Intel® Inspector

Individual components, such as the below, may have a broader range of supported features and targets than the toolkit-level support covers. Refer to their indvidual links below for more information.

Intel® C++ Compiler Classic (icc) is deprecated and will be removed in a oneAPI release in the second half of 2023. Intel recommends that customers transition now to using the LLVM-based Intel® oneAPI DPC++/C++ Compiler (icx) for continued Windows* and Linux* support, new language support, new language features, and optimizations. Note that starting with release 2021.7, macOS* support is limited to Mac* computers with Intel® Processors. For more information on icx, see the Intel® oneAPI DPC++/C++ Compiler Developer Guide and Reference.

For known issues and updates, see the Intel® oneAPI IoT Toolkit release notes.

Disclaimer: 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.

Common Hardware Requirements

CPU Processor

Systems based on Intel® 64 architectures below are supported both as host and target platforms.

  • Intel® Core™ processor family or higher
  • Intel® Xeon® processor family
  • Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor family


  • Intel® Data Center GPU Max Series (formerly known as Ponte Vecchio)
  • Intel® Data Center GPU Flex Series (formerly known as Arctic Sound)
  • Intel® Arc™ Graphics
  • Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
  • FPGA Card: see Intel(R) DPC++ Compiler System Requirements.

Disk Space

  • ~5 GB of disk space (minimum) if only installing Intel® oneAPI IoT Toolkit
  • Maximum of ~24 GB diskspace if installing all components including Intel® oneAPI Base toolkit

Note: During the installation process, the installer may need up to 6 GB of additional temporary disk storage to manage the download and intermediate installation files.

Memory Requirements:

Common Software Requirements

Operating System Requirements

The operating systems listed below are supported on Intel® 64 Architecture. Individual tools may support additional operating systems and architecture configurations. See the individual tool release notes for full details.

For developing applications for offloading to accelerators like GPU or FPGA, a specific version of GPU driver is required for the supported operating system. Please visit Installation Guide for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits "Install Intel GPU Drivers" section for up to date information.

Intel® oneAPI 2023 is validated on Windows and Linux for the following driver versions

  • Windows Intel® Graphics Driver
  • To install the driver follow the directions in the article appropriate for your device
    • Intel® Arc™ Graphics, 11th-13th Gen Intel® Core™ processor directions.
    • Xe Dedicated, 6th-10th Gen Intel® Core™ Processor Graphics, and related Intel Atom®, Pentium®, and Celeron® processors directions. Driver version varies depending on the Intel Graphics in the system.
    • Intel® Data Center GPU Flex Series (ATS-M). Contact your OEM representative for access to the Intel Registration Center.
  • Linux General Purpose Intel GPUs (GPGPU) Driver
    For all Intel GPUs, see this article,, and follow the directions for your device.

Note: 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.

Intel® oneAPI tools support for integrated graphics processors is available on 11th Generation and newer Intel® Core™ Processors. Active support for older integrated graphics processors included with 6th through 10th Generation Intel Core Processors and related Intel Atom®, Pentium®, and Celeron® processors will no longer be available starting with the Intel oneAPI 2023.1 release.

These operating systems supported for Intel® oneAPI IoT Toolkit CPUs

  • Windows* Host
    • Windows Server 2019*, 2022*
    • Windows Pro & Enterprise 10*, 11*
  • Linux* Host
    • Red Hat* Enterprise Linux 8, 9
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server* 15 SP3, 15 SP4
    • Ubuntu* 20.04, 22.04 LTS
    • Fedora 37
    • Windows Subsystem for Linux 2
  • macOS* 13 (Intel®  C++ Compiler Classic Only)

Software Requirements

Refer to product specific System Requirement page for details:


Some Intel® oneAPI Toolkits include Eclipse* plug-ins that require the Eclipse IDE for C/C++ Developers package (aka Eclipse CDT). The plug-ins support the past two Eclipse versions that were released as of one month before the toolkit was released. For example, the 2023.1 version toolkits supported Eclipse CDT versions 2022-09 and 2022-12. The latest version of the Eclipse IDE for C/C++ Developers install package is available at

Visual Studio Code*

  • All version of Visual Studio Code* are supported to use with Intel® oneAPI Toolkits
  • Extensions are available to use with Intel® oneAPI toolkits, including extensions to browse samples, set variables, and create launch configurations.

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:

These VS Code extensions are available for CPU and GPU commands.

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

See also:


New Names

  • Launch & Intellisense Configurator for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits is now Analysis Configurator for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits.

  • Advanced DPC++ debugging for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits is now GDB GPU Support for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits.

  • VS Code extension for connection to Intel® oneAPI DevCloud is now Connect to Intel® oneAPI DevCloud.

  • oneAPI extensions bundle for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits is now Extension Pack for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits​.

  • Analysis Configurator for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits
    • Added additional settings in Preferences -> Settings

    • Added a function for automatic configuration of IntelliSense

    • Launch configurator for debugging moved to GPU Debug Support for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits

  • Environment Configurator for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits
    • Added additional settings in Preferences-> Settings

    • Improved working with setvars_config for setting up the environment

  • Extension Pack for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits
    • Now all available VSCode extensions for oneAPI can be installed with one click using the Extension Pack for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits installation

  • GDB GPU Support for Intel® oneAPI Toolkits
    • Added SIMD Lane View for GPU debugging

    • Added help for gdb-oneapi enhanced commands

  • DevCloud Connector for Intel® oneAPI Toolkit
    • Automate VS Code remote connections to the oneAPI DevCloud

    • Identify connection issues and possible solutions

    • Assist in controlling your DevCloud session by setting DevCloud parameters


This application is required for building most samples. For installation and setup instructions, see Get Started.

Sample Browser

  • To create remote Linux IoT applications install Docker*.
  • To build IoT samples, you must install GCC and Cmake*:
    • Ubuntu: Enter sudo apt install build-essential.
    • Other Linux* environments: Relevant commands apply as mentioned in the sample readme.
  • To build samples of other toolkits, first check the requirements in the sample read me. Most samples require:
    • GCC
    • Intel® oneAPI DPC/C++ Compiler or Intel® C++ Compiler.
    • They might also require Intel® oneAPI Threading Building Blocks or other libraries from the Intel® oneAPI Base Toolkit
  • To work with Python* samples,  check the oneAPI AI kit system requirements

Development Environments

  • Microsoft Visual Studio* 2019 and 2022 Professional Edition with Desktop development with C++ chosen
  • Microsoft Windows* SDK (for using only command-line tools to build applications with Intel® 64 architecture)

Known Issues

  1. If you installed Intel compilers as part of the oneAPI 2023.2 release of the Intel® oneAPI Base Toolkit, the Intel® oneAPI HPC Toolkit, the Intel® oneAPI IoT Toolkit, or from the oneAPI Standalone Component page, please install the appropriate patch for your environment. 

    Two patches are now available, one for each of the Intel C++ and Fortran compilers, that were published as part of oneAPI 2023.2:

    * Intel® oneAPI DPC+/C+ Compiler and Intel® C++ Compiler Classic
    * Intel® Fortran Compiler Classic and Intel® Fortran Compiler

    The patch version is 2023.2.1.

    These patches apply only to Linux* and Windows*.

    These patches resolve the issue of missing Environment Modules utility modulefiles and other issues.

    The patches are available on the Intel® Registration Center, other distribution channels, like APT, YUM, and the standalone component page.

  2. Intel® oneAPI Toolkits 2022.1.3 and earlier and Intel® Parallel Studio XE (any version) do not support Microsoft Visual Studio 2022. On systems with Microsoft Visual Studio 2022 installed, Intel® oneAPI and Intel® Parallel Studio XE installers may fail during installation, upgrade, modification, or uninstallation. Refer to this article for more information.

  3. ​When installing Rocky Linux using the YUM repository or the binary package, the installer prints an unsupported OS warning message.  That can be safely ignored for this release.

  4. For best support users of Ubuntu 18.0.4 LTS whose applications offload to Intel GPUs are encourage to upgrade to Ubuntu 20.4 LTS.

Previous oneAPI releases System Requirements

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