Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 8th Apr 2006 16:15 UTC, submitted by editingwhiz
Linspire "Chances are that you think Linspire lets you run Windows applications, that you have to run it as root, and that it's really not quite a proper Linux. Wrong, wrong, and wrong. At LinuxWorld in Boston this week, CEO Kevin Carmony explained what Linspire Linux is, and isn't, all about."
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RE[5]: A few points
by th3rmite on Sat 8th Apr 2006 19:46 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: A few points"
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Linspire doesn't give back to the community? What about NVU? I do believe Linspire is the main sponsor for that app, one that I personally use all the time.

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RE[6]: A few points
by ma_d on Mon 10th Apr 2006 00:28 in reply to "RE[5]: A few points"
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Yea, no kidding. They give an app, they sell others, that's fine with me! Maybe I'll think it's not enough when they're a multi-billion dollar corp, but right now they're not even profitable!
I'd be honored to have people pay to run my software gotten through CNR :-p.

You wouldn't believe how many people buy things that are basically repackaged versions of free software, I was amazed at how many people buy IM programs based off miranda and gaim and such.

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