DesktopLinux: Linspire Sheds Light on New "Wiki-ized" CNR
Feb 08, 2007, 23:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Several weeks ago, desktop Linux distributor Linspire Inc.
announced that it was going to open up CNR (Click N Run), its
Web-based software downloader/manager, to other distributions. Now,
the company is revealing more about what this new Linux software
distribution system will look like.
"First, in a letter to Linspire customers, Kevin Carmony,
Linspire's CEO and president, wrote, "Because the new CNR.com
system was designed from the beginning with the intention of
supporting multiple distributions (both Debian and RPM), most of
the work for supporting a new distribution will already be