Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 16th Jul 2006 20:16 UTC, submitted by jake tate
Linspire Kevin Carmony of Linspire/Freespire has announced that the first beta of Freespire has been released earlier than anticipated. Get it from the download page. According to Carmony, this release includes out-of-the-box support for proprietary formats such as .mp3 and WMV, plug-and-play support for Ati and nVIDIA cards without user intervention, Click-N-Run, and much more.
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Isn't it violation of GPL?
by jbalmer on Mon 17th Jul 2006 01:03 UTC
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According to Carmony, this release includes out-of-the-box support for proprietary formats such as .mp3 and WMV, plug-and-play support for Ati and nVIDIA cards...

I am not a legal expert but didn't the act of bundling propritery nvidia card drivers land another distribution into trouble some time back?

On a different note, I think this is the step in the right direction for a Linux distribution and kudos to Carmony for taking this step of releasing Freespire.

Edited 2006-07-17 01:05

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