Ubuntu & Linspire

grumpypenguin grumpypenguin at qwest.net
Thu Feb 8 19:31:25 GMT 2007


On Thursday 08 February 2007 12:23, John Durant wrote:
> The consequences of this partnership could be interesting:
>
> Wal-Mart selling Ubuntu based machines. How's that for contrast?
Nothing wrong with that The more people realize that there are alternatives to 
M$ the better for all of us
>
> Lokeey wrote:
> > yeah...i was just reading some of the FAQs
> > <http://wiki.freespire.org/index.php/Linspire_Canonical_Partnership_FAQ>
> > and what it all means. i think from a business stand point it makes
> > sense for the people that aren't as savvy with some of the cmd line
> > features and for those companies that don't want to pony up the M$
> > Licenses get a very nice out of the box desktop.
> >
> > On 2/8/07, *Eduardo Robles Elvira* <edulix at gmail.com
> > <mailto:edulix at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> >     El Jueves, 8 de Febrero de 2007, Lokeey escribió:
> >     > Linspire/Freespire will be based on Ubuntu, rather than Debian,
> >
> >     and Ubuntu
> >
> >     > will integrate with Linspire's CNR package installer/updater.
> >     > Starting with Ubuntu's 7.04 release in April, Ubuntu users will
> >
> >     gain access
> >
> >     > to Linspire's newly opened CNR (Click and Run) e-commerce and
> >
> >     software
> >
> >     > delivery system.
> >
> >     When I read this, I thought to myself "I don't need friggin' CNR"
> >
> >     :P But maybe
> >
> >     someone does. Most probably this would be a good thing because it
> >     means more
> >     developers working on Ubuntu.
> >
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