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Jolicloud 1.1 - Very good, but impolite

A few things have changed since my last Jolicloud review. One, Chrome OS was released into the wild. Moblin became MeeGo. Cloud became the rage of the modern society. Most importantly, Jolicloud is no longer Atom-only netbook-only distribution that you setup using a Windows installer. It's a fully featured Linux that will run well on any machine, although it is optimized for low-power netbooks.

The last bit made me redo a review of this operating system. I was pleased with Jolicloud in its version 1.0 incarnation, but after a whole year of netbook distributions coming and going, the novelty does wear off a bit. But the new stuff really makes for an exciting prospect. It will also be a great chance to see how much the platform has changed, what new stuff is out there. Jolicloud is based on UNR, so Ubuntu spirit is all there, for good or worse. OK, enough talking, let's do this.

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