Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 3rd Mar 2006 20:21 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Debian and its clones Linspire and one of its biggest desktop Linux rivals, Ubuntu, are talking about collaborating to offer Linspire's CNR (Click-N-Run) application download service to Ubuntu users. CNR is a subscription service ($20 annually) through which users can install thousands of software programs with 'literally' one click, CEO Kevin Carmony said. Ubuntu, according to the no. 1 most popular Linux distribution (as ascertained by number of clicks), has nothing like CNR available for its users. Both Linspire and Ubuntu are based on the Debian kernel.
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by transami on Sun 5th Mar 2006 10:03 UTC
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Here's an idea. Ubuntu, Linspire and Xandros merge. Ubuntu becomes the open product, Linspire the commercial home product and Xandros the commercial professional product.

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