__/ [ Tattoo Vampire ] on Tuesday 25 April 2006 07:32 \__
> Roy Schestowitz hitched up their overalls,
> shotgunned a beer and wrote:
>> ,----[ Quore ]
>>| Linux software seller Linspire is planning to offer a free version of
>>| its Linux desktop operating system called Freespire, the company
>>| announced on Monday. Users can download the first beta release beginning
>>| in August.
> Interesting - Michael Robertson does Ubuntu.
According to a more detailed article:
,----[ Quote ]
| "I looked at it back then, and I told Michael [Robertson, founder and
| chairman of Linspire] 'this is garbage,'" Carmony recalled. "Now, though,
| it's not garbage at all. But without the proprietary software and codecs
| we have, it's still too limited."
It would have indeed been nice to have tools like CrossOver Office for free.
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