CNR not exactly what they say
Jul 12, 2008
2:26 PM EST
Quoting:Linspire owns the much touted CNR (Click 'N Run) software download mechanism for Linux that cuts across the different package formats for Linux distributions and claims to simplify installation of both free and commercial software packages.
Being someone who has actually tried Linspire and CNR, I can say this:
CNR does not make it easier to install software packages on Linux
What CNR does is make it easier to find software packages on Linux, and discover what they are and what they are supposed to do.
What they have done that the other package managers - urpmi, apt-get, synaptic, smart, yast etc - don't do is provide a nice friendly webpage like interface, in fact it's a little like this http://grubbygames.com/?gclid=CNiX99G_u5QCFR8cagodQm8PUg in layout.
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