DesktopLinux: Carmony Dispels Linspire Linux Myths
Apr 07, 2006, 19:30 (5 Talkback[s])
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"Chances are that you think Linspire lets you run Windows
applications, that you have to run it as root, and that it's really
not quite a proper Linux. Wrong, wrong, and wrong. At LinuxWorld in
Boston this week, CEO Kevin Carmony explained what Linspire Linux
is, and isn't all about.
"Carmony said that people are still getting these things wrong.
Yes, in the beginning, Linspire had the goal of letting Linux users
run Windows applications with WINE, but it dropped that theme years
ago. As for requiring you to run as root, that was, Carmony said,
only the case with an early alpha release that was never put in the