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Freespire

An open source Linux operating system that grew out of the commercial Linspire OS. Freespire was based on Debian Linux and then Ubuntu, following the Linspire lineage; however, Linspire was acquired by Xandros Inc. (www.xandros.com) in 2008 and moved back into the Debian camp. For more information, visit www.freespire.org. See Linspire, Ubuntu and Debian.
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The companies recently announced a technology partnership where Linspire is working as a Parallels Technology Network Partner to make a Freespire Virtual Appliance available.
The combination is a perfect fit: Linspire, Freespire and Parallels Workstation already work flawlessly together and each of these products was designed from the beginning with user convenience in mind," said Benjamin Rudolph, Director of Corporate Communications, Parallels.
A robust hardware configuration for under $200 and Freespire 2.
6GHz processor 1GB Memory 80GB Hard Drive Card Reader Modem CDRW Keyboard, Speakers, and Mouse Freespire 2.
San Diego, developer of the commercial Linspire and Freespire community desktop Linux operating systems, has released its initial usage numbers from the December launch of CNR.
developer of the Linspire commercial and Freespire community desktop Linux operating systems, today announced its membership in the Interop Vendor Alliance with Microsoft, Novell, Red Hat and other industry leaders.
Previously available only for Linspire and Freespire desktop Linux users, the CNR Service will begin providing users of other desktop Linux distributions a free and easy way to access over 20,000 desktop Linux products, packages and libraries, all with a single mouse click.
Distributions expected to be supported during 2007 are (alphabetically): Debian, Fedora, Freespire, Linspire, OpenSUSE, and Ubuntu, with other distributions planned to follow.
Over the next several months, you will see several additional languages added as we continue with more localized offerings for both Linspire and Freespire.