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OSWeekly: Linspire: Give Up On Linspire 5.0+?

Mar 09, 2007, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"It's a fair question, I think. Should Linspire give up Linspire 5.0+, contribute time and resources to Freespire (amongst other distribution projects) and concentrate on making Linux services the core aspect of their company? Before we try and answer this on their behalf right away, let's take a look at the current state of the market.

"Let's be honest with ourselves here, on the home desktop, the clear winners are Ubuntu and Novell's SuSE. With Fedora and Simply Mepis coming in close behind them, everyone else is just filling in the niches. Having said this, I suspect that PCLinuxOS could one day give Simply Mepis a run for their money, but this hasn't happened yet..."

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