Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 27th Sep 2006 13:59 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Linspire In a move that some may have sensed was coming, Eric S. Raymond - one of the co-founders of the open-source movement - has joined the Freespire Leadership Board. Raymond believes desktop Linux is entering into a critical period, noting that historically, users have shifted operating systems during periods of fundamental changes in hardware platforms. He believes the PC vendors' embrace of 64-bit computing will provide desktop Linux a unique window of opportunity, which if missed, may not come along again for many years.
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If he can't get OEMs to preload
by halfmanhalfamazing on Wed 27th Sep 2006 14:19 UTC
halfmanhalfamazing
Member since:
2005-07-23

It's not going to make much difference.

Get the major manufacturers to preload, then a major marketing campaign needs to follow.

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ealm Member since:
2005-11-11

Linspire sells OEM all over the world. In USA stores like Wal-Mart, K-mart, Fry's, Amazon... just to name a few.

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Anonymous Penguin Member since:
2005-07-06

I believe he meant someone like Dell, HP... ;)

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