Linspire’s Click n run is now free



First, Linspire released the freely available “freespire” release of their operating system (based on debian linux). Now, users will no longer have to pay an annual subscription for the click n run service. That’s now available for free as well. There is a writeup here. Previously the annual subscription fees were $20/$50 per year depending on service level. This does not mean all software through cnr is free, there is commercial software available there for a fee. I know that not long ago there was some talk about opening up cnr (click n run) to other distributions, possibly starting with debian based distros such as ubuntu.


This approach may pave the way for those kind of agreements. If it is an open service I can see more vendors being interested in providing clients to access the service and deal with the easy purchase and install of commercial software through cnr.

Related Posts

Blog Traffic Exchange Related Posts
  • Windows to Linux migration tool With impeccable timing.... Desktop Linux is reporting that Resolvo systems has released their "MoveOver Enterprise" desktop migration tool to assist migrating from Windows to Linux in the Enterprise. The software automates the process through a wizard-driven interface and helps to make the transition from Microsoft Windows to Linux an easy......
  • Linux Kernel ptrace local DoS vulnerability There's a local Denial of Service vulnerability in the linux kernel's ptrace function according to secunia.com. It reportedly is present in kernel's prior to 2.6.14.2 and is listed as a non-critical vulnerability. (However any security vulnerability should be treated seriously.) 2.6.14.2 is safe and fixes the vulnerability. The vuln was......
  • How to Remove DefendAPC | DefendAPC Removal Guide DefendAPC is the latest variation on the Wini family of rogue antivirus. It is typically promoted via the use of trojans, malware and aggressive advertising. Once installed on the system it will run supposed scans of the system claiming that you have viruses on your system and that you have......
Blog Traffic Exchange Related Websites
  • Free QR Codes Explained // < ![CDATA[ google_ad_client = "pub-1387643991922335"; /* 468x15, created 06/04/11 */ google_ad_slot = "2131314484"; google_ad_width = 468; google_ad_height = 15; // ]]> // < ![CDATA[ // ]]> What are QR Codes? Free QR Codes are a kind of bar code. ‘QR’ stands for quick response. Free QR codes are 2D......
  • 20 Awesome Free OS Downloads Here's a collection of 20 that are worth checking out. There are plenty more, so if you'd like to add your favorites, share them in the comments! Fedora 10 - One of the few live distros that didn't have any trouble with the hardware on my MSI Wind netbook. My......
  • My Experience with Quicken Online I have never really gotten into budget software packages; I think it is stems from my original feelings that I didn't want nor need a Budget.  After starting this blog and getting my finances in order, my feelings about the subject changed and The Wife and I created a Plan.......
PDF24    Send article as PDF   

Similar Posts


See what happened this day in history from either BBC Wikipedia
Search:
Keywords:
Amazon Logo

Comments are closed.


Switch to our mobile site