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Old 08-17-2006, 08:58 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Howdy Do, Y'all

Not new to Linux but no guru either. Started w. Lindows/Linspire in 2003 to try Linux out and really liked linux. In mid 2004, i think, Linspire changed their subscription/sftwre pricing and terms so started looking for a new distro to use. I had been checking them out over time anyway and Linspire is based on Debian, and I liked the overall concept of Debian vs the other distros so tried out installing Sarge "netinstall" and after a few attempts got it installed on my old Windows box then and did the same on my Linspire box and haven't looked back.
Old 08-17-2006, 09:06 PM   #2
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Welcome aboard, whitster!

You might be interested in Freespire, a new approach by the Linspire developers..

Have a great time on the forums
Old 08-18-2006, 02:30 AM   #3
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Welcome to LQ!

Indeed, Freespire just went up and running.
You can find info on it through our own dedicated LXer:

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