Ubuntu & Linspire

Man-Chicken manchicken at notsosoft.net
Fri Feb 9 00:09:07 UTC 2007

It means we'll get more downstream patches, and linspire will help us get more 
people using Free software.  I think it's a win-win.  Linspire gets some 
packages from a damned-good distro to merge in, and we get some hopefully 
comparable patches back up from them.  Freedom is a wonderful thing.

On Thursday 08 February 2007 12:43, Lokeey wrote:
> Hey all, I just read about Ubuntu and Linspire teaming up. Based on anyone
> expertise or experience, would someone be able to comment on this and say
> if this is a good/bad thing???
> ================
> Canonical Ltd., the sponsor of Ubuntu, and Linspire Inc. the developer of
> Linspire and Freespire, on February 8 announced a
> technology<http://www.extremetech.com/article2/0,1697,2092672,00.asp#>partn
>ership to integrate with each other's Linux distributions.
> 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. For Linspire, that will mean moving from Debian to Ubuntu
> as the base for its Linspire and Freespire desktop operating
> systems<http://www.extremetech.com/article2/0,1697,2092672,00.asp#>
> .

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