Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 1st Sep 2005 10:21 UTC
Linspire In a short story with a happy ending, the developer of a free version of Linspire called Freespire has agreed to change the name of his project, and Linspire is offering free copies of Linspire Linux for a few days. Freespire, which first popped up on Distrowatch last week, described itself as a free variant of Linspire Linux, with proprietary components and trademarks removed.
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Stupid Linspire
by Anonymous on Fri 2nd Sep 2005 14:42 UTC
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Hmmm - in the lawsuits, the DOWS part was what MS claimed was too similar. Guess "Lin" is free as if you add "ux" then it's a trademark. Linspire should be ashamed. Lots of distros based around Knoppix with similar names, etc. Linspire ought to be ashamed.

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