Inspired by Linux

Posted by mojavelinux on Oct 18, 2004 9:38 AM EDT; By Dan Allen
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If it isn't right to judge a book by its cover, then perhaps it isn't right to judge a Linux destro [sic] by its name. Ever since I first heard of LindowsOS, I was extremely skeptical about the direction of this distribution. I even snubbed the idea of trying it out, thinking that it would be too dumbed-down and tainted to even consider it Linux. I stand before you a man of significantly changed opinion. After spending a week with Linspire 4.5 on my new Northgate Athlon from Staples, I now strongly believe that Linspire 4.5 is likely the best Linux distribution on the market. Of course, every Linux distribution focuses on a particular audience, and by no means is Linspire right for every Linux user, but it fills many voids that I have expressed in my four years of using Linux.

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Why do people hate Linspire? mojavelinux 38 5,506 Feb 4, 2007 10:14 AM

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