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DesktopLinux: Linspire Sheds Light on New "Wiki-ized" CNR

Feb 08, 2007, 23:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"Several weeks ago, desktop Linux distributor Linspire Inc. announced that it was going to open up CNR (Click N Run), its Web-based software downloader/manager, to other distributions. Now, the company is revealing more about what this new Linux software distribution system will look like.

"First, in a letter to Linspire customers, Kevin Carmony, Linspire's CEO and president, wrote, "Because the new CNR.com system was designed from the beginning with the intention of supporting multiple distributions (both Debian and RPM), most of the work for supporting a new distribution will already be done..."

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