Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 30th Aug 2006 17:05 UTC, submitted by jcpinto
Linspire Starting today, Linspire does not only offer a free OS, but also its CNR Basic service. " Linspire, Inc., developer of the commercial desktop Linux operating system of the same name and Freespire, the free community desktop Linux operating system, announced the immediate change in pricing for its popular CNR Service from an annual subscription fee based offering to a completely free service." CEO Carmony said: "We're thrilled to now be in a position to offer this excellent service to desktop Linux users absolutely free. CNR really makes using desktop Linux easy, and we want everyone to have access to this quality service."
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What Freespire needs.
by Xaero_Vincent on Thu 31st Aug 2006 01:14 UTC
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Perhaps I'll try Freespire when:

1) When at least an AMD64 port becomes available.
2) When a selection of 10,000+ fairly updated packages are offered via free Basic CNR and APT.
3) When SELinux, GrSecurity or AppArmor patched kernels with SMP, PAE, and Suspend2 support are offered.
4) When a control center like YaST is developed
5) When a live CD/DVD is offered
6) When flexible installer with advanced partitining and installation options is implemented.
7) When multilingual versions/packages are added.

There is probably more things but these are a good start in my opinion. Perhaps some of those exist (I dont know) but they all must be true for me to even consider. :-)

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