Lindows 4.0 remains the easiest Linux distribution around, but its software subscription scheme can get pricey. We'd also prefer more bundled apps.
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Michael Robertson, a veteran of copyright battles with the music industry, appears to be daring the labels and big radio to challenge him on his DVR-for-radio service.
Robertson has made a career out of attacking the music industry, first with MP3.com, and more recently with radio recording service DAR.fm. CNET digital media reporter Greg Sandoval also joins us.
Michael Robertson of MP3.com fame launches another disruptive music service.
These are the products CNET users have been looking at the most this month.
Linux Foundation's Moblin, in its refusal to clone the Windows experience, demonstrates just what can be on the "desktop," or, in this case, the Netbook.
Linspire, the company that once raised Microsoft's ire with its Linux-based Lindows operating system, is being swallowed by Xandros, another Linux company.
With $100 rebate, Sears--a major national retailer that doesn't specialize in electronics--offers a Linux desktop PC from Linspire.
There. We said it. Don't get scared off. But we love you, you crazy monkey pirates, you. Except you 911 hackers. You, we don't love.
Users of the Linux operating system will get patent protection and access to updated Windows Media technology.