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GNU/Linux for professionals

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Story about the benefits of migration for professional users from other operating systems to Freespire Linux. Freespire is easy yet powerful Ubuntu-based linux distribution suitable for novice users.

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Created by hydra 10 years 7 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 6 weeks ago
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Linspire: Doomed to failure

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Linspire is doomed. No, they haven’t signed an unholy alliance with ID Software involving pre-installing DOOM on all Linspire computers. In my opinion, they are doomed to die a painful death in the operating system world. Why? Read on to find out.

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Freespire aspires, but fails to inspire

http://www.linux.com

Freespire, the free as in beer version of the Linspire Linux distribution, this month released Freespire 2.0, the first version of the operating system based on the popular Ubuntu distribution, and the first to contain proprietary codecs and drivers. Despite its attractive appearance, it left me with mixed feelings.

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Created by snotbutter 10 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 37 weeks ago
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Freespire, Linspire, and Microsoft patents

http://www.desktoplinux.com

On July 5, Microsoft quietly released a "Covenant to Customers" to clear up how it is handling its patent deal with Linux distributor Linspire. Instead, it did little but puzzle and annoy members of the Linux community.

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Can Linspire Still Feed on Ubuntu (or Debian) Linux Codebase?

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"Earlier this week, just less than a couple of months after their seemingly-friendly deal, Microsoft betrayed Linspire. There are more questions to be raised and implications to discuss."

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Created by bridget 10 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 42 weeks ago
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Linspire preps impending software updates

http://www.desktoplinux.com

It's a bit later than Linspire had planned, but the company's CEO Kevin Carmony told DesktopLinux that the new commercial version of its Linux distribution, Linspire 6.0, along with the free version, Freespire 2.0, and its revised CNR (click-and-run) software update system, should be out before August.

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