Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 28th Jun 2007 18:51 UTC, submitted by WillM
Linspire Kevin Carmony, CEO of Linspire, writes: "With the recent news of several Linux vendors entering into partnership agreements with Microsoft (Novell, Linspire, Xandros), there has been much debate recently about two factions of Linux forming. Saying that Linux is going to be torn in two, makes for good press and lively debates, but this is certainly nothing new for Linux."
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RE: Perfectly Reasonable Defense
by niemau on Thu 28th Jun 2007 21:10 UTC in reply to "Perfectly Reasonable Defense"
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there's a pretty good reason it's not 'too high up on the Linux totem pole'. linspire is a joke. considering the original promise/hype of 'lindows', it's a wonder they're still around at all. i seem to remember mr. carmony proudly touting the ability to run windows apps when he first showed up. funny thing is, all that linspire ever ended up as was a windows knockoff that doesn't really run windows apps. he's repackaged debian and contributed little apps of negligible generic value. lsongs? lphoto? cnr?

edit: let's not forget linspire's amazing retail presence at walmart. after all, their integrity is just legendary.

Edited 2007-06-28 21:14

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