Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 9th Feb 2007 23:04 UTC, submitted by Dolores Parker
Linux Yesterday, Linspire and Canonical issued a joint announcement that Linspire would begin to base its distributions on Ubuntu rather than Debian, and that Ubuntu users would be able to use CNR to install proprietary applications and drivers, starting with the Fiesty Fawn release. Linspire is just the latest distro to switch from Debian to Ubuntu, though it may be the highest-profile distribution to do so. Are other distros in talks with Canonical? Steve George, Canonical's director of support and services, says that Canonical is in talks with other vendors, and says, "I think you'll see some announcements next week about other people using us as a platform."
Thread beginning with comment 211272
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
How about CNR for Windows?
by fretinator on Sat 10th Feb 2007 17:43 UTC
Member since:

Sounds crazy, but it could be done.

It could have Firefox, The Gimp, OpenOffice, etc. It could be a simple way to introduce Windows users to Free software.

Reply Score: 3

RE: How about CNR for Windows?
by Kokopelli on Sat 10th Feb 2007 18:37 in reply to "How about CNR for Windows?"
Kokopelli Member since:

There is the open cd project. Not a web based install I grant, but a great way to introduce people to open source software.

Reply Parent Score: 1