Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 20th Aug 2007 21:09 UTC
Linspire "Freespire, the free as in beer version of the Linspire Linux distribution, this month released Freespire 2.0, the first version of the operating system based on the popular Ubuntu distribution, and the first to contain proprietary codecs and drivers. Despite its attractive appearance, it left me with mixed feelings."
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RE: The free proprietary codecs
by nivanson on Tue 21st Aug 2007 04:59 UTC in reply to "The free proprietary codecs"
nivanson
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2006-07-13

As Jonathan Riddel responded to someone pretty much asking the same question. However, you did not really ask the question, you merely made a statement.

http://lwn.net/Articles/244873/

Microsoft licences codecs to them at no cost as part of the settlement
for Lindows changing their name to Linspire.

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