[sf-lug] $199 Linspire Desktop at Sears

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Thu Jan 31 12:37:26 PST 2008

Quoting Kristian Erik Hermansen (kristian.hermansen at gmail.com):

> I truly disagree having used both.  Freespire does not give you the
> same power.  It may be setup fairly nicely, but then you are locked
> in.  If you want to change to Gnome, KDE, XFCE -- you will probably
> break a lot of things :-)

Y'know, Corel Linux OS was like that, too -- and likewise involved
proprietary extensions to KDE atop Debian that made the system fragile
if you tried to change system settings very much -- or upgrade it.  

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