"The distribution's ultimate goal is to provide a Linux alternative to Windows and let Windows users enjoy all the features of Linux without complications."Zorin OS 6 Lite is designed to work on computers that have lower resources available than is required to run Zorin OS 6. Zorin OS 6 adds a bit of razzmatazz with the use of Compiz and the applications included have a heavier footprint than Zorin OS 6 Lite.
If you can't decide whether you should run Zorin OS 6 or Zorin OS 6 Lite then the following specifications may help:
|Zorin OS 6||Zorin OS 6 Lite|
|Processor||700 mhz x86 processor||286 mhz x86 processor|
|Disk Space||3 gb||2 gb|
(Information copied from http://zorin-os.com/faq.html)