Supported Operating Systems for Intel® NUC Compute Element

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Note

The Intel® Product Compatibility Tool lists non-Windows operating system versions that are reported as compatible by Intel NUC users. Intel hasn't validated these operating systems. We recommend you use the latest kernel.

If you need assistance with Linux* on an Intel NUC, check our Linux* Support for Intel® NUC article or your distributor's website and forums for peer assistance.

All Intel® NUC Compute Element models support the following operating systems (64-bit only):

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Supported Operating Systems Notes
Intel® NUC 12 Compute Element

NUC12EDBv9
NUC12EDBv7
NUC12EDBi9
NUC12EDBi7

  • Windows 11*, 64-bit
  • Windows® 10, 64-bit*
 

ELM12HBv7
ELM12HBi7
ELM12HBv5
ELM12HBi5
ELM12HBi3
ELM12HBC

  • Windows 11, 64-bit*
  • Windows 10, 64-bit*
  • Windows 10 IoT Enterprise*
  • Red Hat Linux*
  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS*
Some Linux Operating systems may be compatible. 
Check with the specific Linux distribution to make
sure that the support is available for this platform.
Intel® NUC 11 Compute Element NUC11DBBi7
NUC11DBBi9
  • Windows® 10, 64-bit*
 
CM11EBv716W
CM11EBi716W
CM11EBv58W
CM11EBi58W
CM11EBi38W CM11EBC4W

 

  • Windows® 10 Home
  • Windows® 10 Pro
  • Windows® 10 Enterprise
  • Windows® 10 IoT Enterprise
  • Windows® 10 Education
  • Ubuntu 20.04 (LTS)
  • RedHat Enterprise

Some Linux Operating systems may be compatible. 
Check with the specific Linux distribution to make
sure that the support is available for this platform.

Intel® NUC 8 Compute Element CM8v7CB
CM8i7VB
CM8v5CB
CM8i5CB
CM8i3CB
CM8PCB
CM8CCB

 

  • Windows® 10 Home
  • Windows® 10 Pro
  • Windows® 10 Enterprise
  • Windows® 10 IoT Enterprise
  • Windows® 10 Education
  • Ubuntu 18.04 (LTS)
 

Operating systems other than the ones listed don't have drivers available.

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Operating System Installation for Intel® NUC Compute Elements