Posts Tagged ‘ xandros ’

ASUS Eee PC 901: Linux Distribution Comparison

Sep 16th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Linux

In some tests the stock Eee Linux distribution was running quite slow and placing far behind Mandriva, Fedora, and Ubuntu, but when it came to the solid-state disk performance Xandros had the lead. Overall though, it appears that Ubuntu 8.10 Alpha 4 had delivered the best performance on the Intel Atom architecture.

Linspire is going away

Aug 9th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Linux

Xandros announced that it was going to revamp the community distribution Freespire, basing its next version on Debian instead of Ubuntu, and using it as a precursor for Xandros Desktop Professional. But the company didn’t need multiple for-pay desktop distributions, so Linspire is getting the boot.

Freespire lives! Goes back to Debian

Aug 7th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Linux

Following the release of a Debian ‘Lenny’-based Freespire distribution, Xandros plans to bring out Xandros Desktop Professional 5, which will also be built on “the same open source code base,” with added proprietary bits for “enterprise customers,” the company says.