Distribution Jolicloud will grow beyond Netbooks
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Jolicloud, a Linux distribution that focuses primarily on online applications, is available in version 1.1 with many enhancements.
The new release uses Ubuntu 10.04 with long-term support as a basis, which provides updates until April 2013. In future, it would also patches from Ubuntu 10.10 entrance Jolicloud see 1.1. The new Jolicloud should run not only as his predecessors on netbooks, but also conquer notebooks, desktop PCs and tablets. Therefore, there are extended hardware support, such as touch screens, Nvidia and Intel Ion Puolsbo as well as Wi-Fi chips and webcams. The new kernel based on version 126.96.36.199 is optimized for the processors Atom N450 and Atom N550. Atom netbooks on promises Jolicloud 1.1 therefore about 15 percent longer battery life than version 1.0.
The distribution includes, inter alia, Firefox 3.6.10, VLC 1.1.4, Banshee 1.6.1, Gimp 2.6.8 and OpenOffice.org 3.2.1. In addition, however, takes Chromium browser in version 7.0, including a special role of Flash: it serves as an interface to the converted in HTML 5 online desktop, which the manufacturer must my.jolicloud.com register (free) offers against. This is not just users with installed Jolicloud operating system available, but all users with the latest Chrome browser.
The new release is on the home page Jolicloud ISO image or as a Windows installer for the dual-boot mode to download as a. In this case, the manufacturer uses to file distribution via BitTorrent.