Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 8th Aug 2006 13:02 UTC, submitted by Moulinneuf
Linspire Three weeks ahead of schedule, version 1.0 of Freespire, the no-cost community version of Linspire, is now available from the project's website. You can download a completely open source version, or a version that includes various proprietary codecs and drivers for an improved out-the-box experience. Screenshots.
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RE[2]: Seems rushed...
by deanlinkous on Tue 8th Aug 2006 15:54 UTC in reply to "RE: Seems rushed..."
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They have to start somewhere. Track records can change and it has to start somewhere. As I stated earlier I this is the start down the path and I hope they continue. If they are criticisized for honestly trying to do better then I don't see that as providing motivation to continue. Should we not allow a distro to change and evolve? I don't see some of that stuff you mention as being that important. They have done more than you give them credit for also and I believe they are honestly working on this as quickly as resources allow.

I do think they have a lot of areas to improve upon but I dont think it is fair to criticise them for starting to do just that.

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