Joli OS is a cloud based operating system which operates similar to an operating system but also provides web application access, file sharing and cloud desktop access. It is designed on top of an Ubuntu Linux kernel and developed by Jolicloud. It is installed and works as a standalone operating system on a client machine and along a secondary OS with Windows OS on Intel processor computing architecture. It was discontinued and now is part of the Jolicloud.
Brief Description of Joli Operating System
Joli OS was primarily designed to enable devices with low end processors utilize the capabilities of web apps and basic computing services. Such devices can access simple to advance apps and services, without the need for upgrading the hardware. It works by as a thin client on the host desktop and access all applications and services from cloud over the internet. Apps and services such as
Apps and services such as browser, email, documents (entire office suite), social networking and many others are accesses through its cloud hosted desktop / webtop. All apps and services being delivered over the internet, requires no storage and least computing and memory resources at users end (device with Joli OS installed).