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CNR is Coming: Linux May Never be the Same

Aug 10, 2007, 00:45 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

[ Thanks to Matt D. for this link. ]

A while back, I wrote about CNR coming out for other distributions of Linux, such as Ubuntu. And while so many people pointed to the fact that we already have apt-get, YaST, among other application installation solutions, no one seems to have an answer to the legality of using restricted codecs and fonts here in the States. This is where Linspire will come in.

"We have been hearing about it for some time now. But finally, after what feels like forever, a spark of life is being shown from within Linspire headquarters and even though there has been no official announcement just yet, word is that we will be seeing signs of life from the new CNR version here fairly soon. How soon? For Linspire and Freespire, in a matter of a few days to a week, I suspect..."

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