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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RE[2]: LEECH
by Moulinneuf on Mon 17th Jul 2006 09:05 UTC in reply to "RE: LEECH"
Moulinneuf
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2005-07-06

"You know me so well, already. "

Yes , your nothing special , sorry.

"I WAS speaking of freedom and not price"

So was I , but the fact that freedom come at a real price is lost on people like you ;-)

"I cant ... but thats about it. "

You do know your previous text is still visible and readable :

http://www.osnews.com/permalink.php?news_id=15207&comment_id=143706

I just hope they hurry and put the FREE in FREESPIRE! ;) Until then they have just rolled out a different linspire IMO.

When I see them offering a truly "free" distro is when I will be interested and I will feel like they are really trying to be more than a commercial distro.


BTW Leecher use things , they just dont contribute , they dont pay for anything and they dont test anything and give report on it. I forgot they wine a lot but never do anything to change what they complain about.

"I didn't say anything was wrong with being a commercial distro."

You really did not say much.

"But if all ... freespire project was there?"

If you dont understand the why there was a need , I dont think the exact reason would be of much of help to you.

"And there is ... distro also. "

Wich is the problem Linspire had and still as.

"dont contribute ... is limited. Got any ideas? "

Join Freespire , make your contribution part of it and make Freespire the best Free distribution it can be ... Instead of starting Debian project 800 000 994.

"I test all ... complain about. Unlike some others. "

You did this for freespire ?

"I pay for lots ... not just try out. "

Too bad not everyone is like you , distribution would be rich if everyone did the same.

I might have been too strong on the categorization based on your previous post and I apologize for it , no its nothing personnal , I am annoying and insulting to everyone equally ;-)

For me the simple fact that Linspire as a free version is a great victory in itself , and that they are aiming at being developped in a more open way is great too , and I think we should reward and encourage them by testing and helping them be more free instead of demanding that they be fully free before supporting them.

In Linspire case its a great effort on there part.

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