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DesktopLinux: Open-Source Figures Like the Ubuntu/Linspire Partnership

Feb 09, 2007, 16:00 (23 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

"Every now and again, technology companies make a deal that everyone likes. That's the case with Canonical Ltd.'s new partnership with Linspire Inc., whereby the companies will share Linux operating system and software distribution technologies.

With this new relationship, Canonical will be adding Linspire's newly opened CNR (Click and Run) software distribution system, which includes proprietary drivers and software, to Ubuntu. In return, Linspire is switching the basis of its Linux distributions, Linspire and Freespire, from Debian to Ubuntu..."

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