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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Robocoastie
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2005-09-15

It is indeed very clean, I've actually switched my file server/experimental pc to it. Networking is a snap with it (KDE is just more intuitive for samba but I do like gnome too so don't flame me).

The CNR Alpha status (not even working) is a pain in the rear but I just use synaptic. I don't expect CNR to ever work or purchased CNR software to be reclaimed so just use it as a derivitive of Kubuntu and activate dvd playing the pre-Linspire way ;) . I'm still a believer that dvd playback rights comes with the drive anyway, laws like that are wrong and deserve to be broken continuously until they are repealed.

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