Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 13th Aug 2008 00:05 UTC, submitted by sonic2000gr
Linspire Xandros has announced the end of Linspire. The company says that it had too many for-pay distributions running around in the company portfolio, so one was bound to be cut. Linspire didn't make it. "Xandros purchased Linspire, the company, earlier this summer. This week, the company announced that it was going to revamp community distribution Freespire, basing its next version on Debian instead of Ubuntu, and using it as a precursor for Xandros Desktop Professional, in much the same way Red Hat uses Fedora and SUSE uses openSUSE. But the company didn't need multiple for-pay desktop distributions, so Linspire is getting the boot."
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RE[2]: I knew it too...
by Mage66 on Wed 13th Aug 2008 14:05 UTC in reply to "RE: I knew it too..."
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I have Gentoo, but it's not meant for the casual Linux User. Linux itself is still not polished enough for the casual user.

Apple did it with MacOS X. I just wish Linux programmers would stop thinking Geek, and start thinking the rest of us.

I like the idea of Gentoo, which I think is that it recompiles itself to be as efficient as possible on the system you have.

I just wish it were easier to install.

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