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The comeback of Elive

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"The world has not ended, so... now be Elive!" This is a catchy phrase in the release announcement for those of us who, after seeing one of the most beautiful Linux distros go dormant, are now excited at the release of a new alpha of Elive.

This is not a review, only a quick image-test run. Even so, one can see that the excitment is justified.

How does Elive behave in a VM?

The booting process is both fast and intuitive. The first screens that you see let you choose your language and keyboard.

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