“When I downloaded Freespire 2.03 for review, I wasn’t sure what
I was going to get. The company behind it, Linspire, was in
disarray, it had shifted from Debian to Ubuntu for its foundation,
and the development of its key feature—CNR (Click ‘N Run)
download and install—seemed to have stalled out.
“What I found was a solid, fast Ubuntu-based desktop Linux with
an extremely easy-to-use KDE interface. However, I also found it to
have more than its fair share of quirks…”