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LinuxPlanet: Enterprise Assessment Kit Fails to (L)inspire

Apr 22, 2004, 21:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ron Miller)

"Lindows, Inc., which recently changed the name of their Linux desktop operating system from Lindows to Linspire, certainly knows marketing. Their original operating system name begged Microsoft to sue them, which of course they did, generating more free publicity than the small San Diego firm could have ever hoped to generate on its own.

"Recently Lindows released the Desktop Linux Enterprise Assessment Kit, a software package ostensibly designed to allow IT administrators to evaluate the Linspire desktop Linux package from the comfort of a bootable DVD.

"Unfortunately, this package feels more like a marketing evaluation copy and hardly worth $150 for the convenience of having several versions of the software packaged in one place..."

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