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LinuxElectrons: CrossOver Office 5.0 for Linspire Released

Feb 08, 2006, 20:30 (3 Talkback[s])

"CodeWeavers has released CrossOver Office 5.0 for Linspire. Linspire users who purchase CrossOver Office can run dozens of Windows applications, including Microsoft Office 2003, Adobe Photoshop and Intuit's Quicken and Quickbooks, natively from their Linspire desktop Linux operating system.

"'Businesses tell us they want to switch to the desktop Linux operating system to reduce total cost of ownership or improve security, but it's the thought of losing one or two software applications--like Quickbooks or Microsoft Project--that holds them back,' said Kevin Carmony, CEO of Linspire, Inc. 'CrossOver Office is genius because it removes that hesitation from the equation. Yes, you can still use Quicken or Microsoft software on your Linspire machine, but you don't have to overpay for a Windows operating system license to do it...'"

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