Xandros Acquires Linspire

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Linux distribution maker Xandros announced today that it had acquired Linspire, developer of the Click'N'Run software distribution facility and the Linspire and Freespire Linux desktop operating systems. The company hopes to integrate Linspire's CNR technology...

Linspire backs Microsoft's Open XML

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Former arch rivals Linspire and Microsoft have continued their recent rapprochement with a collaboration to improve interoperability between OpenOffice.org's Open Document Format (ODF) and Microsoft's Open XML. Linspire said that it is joining Novell and...

Linspire, Canonical, Freespire, Ubuntu Join Forces

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Canonical, the sponsor of Ubuntu, and Linspire, the developer of Linspire and Freespire, have announced a technology partnership. The Linspire/Freespire Operating Systems will move away from Debian and will be based on Ubuntu. Starting with...

Linspire Ships Linux Desktop Upgrade

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Linspire Inc. on Wednesday launched an upgrade of its Linux desktop, which includes a streamlined graphical interface and improved laptop and hardware support. Linspire Five-0 includes more than 1,200 improvements incorporated over more than a...

Looking for Lindows? Try Linspire

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Lindows, bowing to legal pressure from Microsoft, has renamed its operating system. The company announced on Wednesday that its Linux operating system will now be called Linspire and that a similarly named...

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