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DesktopLinux: Linspire May Offer Ubuntu CNR Service

Mar 03, 2006, 17:30 (5 Talkback[s])

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"Linspire Inc. and one of its biggest desktop Linux rivals, Ubuntu, are talking about collaborating to offer Linspire's CNR (Click-N-Run) application download service to Ubuntu users. CNR is a subscription service ($20 annually) through which users can install thousands of software programs with 'literally' one click, CEO Kevin Carmony said.

"Ubuntu, according to the No. 1 most popular Linux distribution (as ascertained by number of downloads), has nothing like CNR available for its users. Both Linspire and Ubuntu are based on the Debian kernel..."

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