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

"If there's something that was really Linspire-specific you were impressed by, let us know."

Cool request. It's those subtle variations in distros you mention that make what they do cool. Take OpenSuse's "gecko" button and F/Linspires button for example, they are just cooler looking than the K-gear. OpenSuse also lays out the menu's in a nice way. Their many many respositories are a nightmare though. Give me K/Ubuntu's repositories over those anyday. OpenSuse makes networking a pain in the rear too compared to K/Ubuntu & F/Linspire. That's sad too because one would think networking is OpenSuse's strong suit - perhaps its too strong and that's my problem.

So eyecandy is what I'd like to see for K/Ubuntu, I just can't stand the "K"gear start button.

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