DesktopLinux: Freespire Floats First Ubuntu-Based Alpha
Mar 12, 2007, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"After the recent switch to the Ubuntu code base, Freespire
announced that it has restarted its development process with the
first alpha release of Freespire 2.0, Alpha1U (1.2.42). The new
revision sports a 2.6.20 kernel and the KDE 3.5.6 desktop
environment, according to the project team.
"Freespire is the freely downloadable version of Linspire Linux.
According to the release announcement, the alpha edition of
Freespire v2.0 is strictly intended for testing and bug-fixing
purposes. It is definitely not intended to be used in a production
environment at this point, the team strongly cautioned..."