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Google Music Beta Review

Here’s the #ToThePoint review: It works really damn well. And here’s the “Would he just get to the damn point” review: Yes, I know. This is a review of a beta product. Many things may change. Many people cannot access it yet. So sue me. Look at this as a point in time overview. Now that there is a proper Linux client for Google Music, I can finally properly use the service. Prior to the Linux client release, the only option to run it on Linux was under WINE. And I find that running anything under WINE to be quite #suboptimal.1 The complete service consists of a desktop client, a web-app and an Android app all designed to move your music collection to the cloud and be available anywhere you happen to find yourself. On the Desktop: The Linux version of the Music Manager comes in both .deb’s and .rpm’s, x86 and x86_64 flavors. My initial install was on my CrunchBang desktop machine, as this is where I’ll be doing the majority of the uploading from. I also installed it on my EeePC, both under CrunchBang…