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Jolicloud launches private alpha of its social netbook OS

The Jolicloud web page is now live. But the operating system designed for netbooks is still in private alpha, which means you can’t download the software without an invitation code. Still, what you can do now is look around the site, view a number of screenshots, and read the Jolicloud Manifesto which lays out the […]

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Jolicloud Netbook OS – on Video

Jolicloud is a custom Linux distribution developed for netbooks. It’s not quite available to the public yet yet, but Sascha from NetbookNews.de got a chance to load an alpha version of the operating system on his Samsung NC10 and see what makes it tick. At its core, Jolicloud is a custom version of Ubuntu. It’s […]

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Jolicloud netbook operating system coming soon, compatibility list released

Jolicloud is an operating system designed specifically for netbooks. It’s based on Linux, but the goal is to integrate web applications like Gmail and Facebook seamlessly into the desktop to make cloud based computing as natural as firing up a program from your desktop. The software has been in development for months, but according to […]

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Next Gen Easy Peasy Linux distro to blur lines between desktop, web apps

Canonical is set to release Ubuntu 9.04 this week. And one of the biggest changes in the new version is out of the box support for a number of Intel Atom based netbooks including the MSI Wind and Asus Eee PC series. Not only will Ubuntu automatically detect and configure your hardware properly, but it’s […]

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Jolicloud OS for netbooks grows up, gets its own interface

Jolicloud is an operating system that’s being designed specifically for netbooks. It’s based on Ubuntu Linux at the moment, which means that it can run many Linux desktop apps, but it’s really designed to provide quick and easy access to internet based applications like Facebook, Gmail, Skype, and Twitter. Last time we got a peek […]