Hi, Revjack, I'll be honest with you, I loved Linare when it first came out, I really thought it had a chance to make a mark in Linux-land, but the way it just sort of faded out so quickly gave me serious pause, and the fact that those custom repositories never came up seems to suggest that this distro will never make the mark I was hoping for. I didn't uninstall it, but I did pull the hard drive I have it installed on out of the PC I was using it on and began using other distros. If anyone is still using this distro and can test the Synaptic repositories for us and post here, it would be great. I'd love to see what they put in there.
Anyway, good luck and maybe someone will see this and tell us that those repositories are on line finally!