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News Archive - August 2006

Freespire 1.0


Wednesday 30th August 2006

Categories: Reviews, GNU/Linux, FLOSS

So, what is Freespire? It is essentially the free (as in beer) counterpart to Linspire, which, in turn, is based on Debian and will cost you at least about fifty American Dollars. Freespire aims to be to Linspire what Fedora is to Red Hat - a free, community project.

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SeaMonkey, Spevack and Suing

Saturday 26th August 2006

Category: News

Good news for those who enjoyed using the Mozilla suite - it lives on as SeaMonkey. Although you might have known that for some months now, SeaMonkey has been featured on NewsForge. Although you gain integration of browsing and e-mail, you lose support for Atom/RSS and various other things from Firefox and Thunderbird. Is it worth the switch? Try it and find out.

On Slashdot, we have ten questions answered by Max Spevack, the Fedora Project Leader. We also have the news that the RIAA is suing a dead man - apparently, he hasn't suffered quite enough yet. Finally, BBC News with the article User pain may mean Windows cracks.

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