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Linspire Needs to Drop OS, Focus Exclusively On CNR

Sep 12, 2007, 00:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Linspire fans thought I was nuts when I first suggested giving up their OEM business. Even Kevin Carmony had his say regarding the issue. Well, in light of the various differences of opinion, I wish Kevin well in his new endeavors because as of recently, our differences of opinion no longer apply.

"With a new CEO at the helm, I suggest again to stop barking up the wrong tree with this Linspire/Freespire dream. What you have here with CNR may not have the 'payout' your existing OEM business currently provides, but the fact is that you will find a much larger adoption rate supporting Ubuntu, PCLinuxOS and other more mainstream, beginner-friendly Linux distributions than trying to create a market with the 'Spires...'"

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