Xandros acquires Linspire (Lindows)

Xandros the leading provider of custom OEM Linux solutions, next-generation Linux desktop and server products, and advanced cross-platform Windows-Linux management tools, announced the acquisition of Linspire, developer of the CNR software distribution facility, and the Linspire and Freespire Linux desktop operating systems. The combination of the technologies, expertise, and market presence of the two companies supports Xandros' […]

Xandros the leading provider of custom OEM Linux solutions, next-generation Linux desktop and server products, and advanced cross-platform Windows-Linux management tools, announced the acquisition of Linspire, developer of the CNR software distribution facility, and the Linspire and Freespire Linux desktop operating systems. The combination of the technologies, expertise, and market presence of the two companies supports Xandros' mission to become a powerful one-stop Linux solutions company. With this acquisition, Xandros further enhances its ability to meet the needs of a growing number of Linux and mobile users for one-click software delivery to update and enhance their devices; for energizing ever larger third party applications development; and for providing access and delivery to users of applications and content from digital warehouses that increase value and user experience.

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