Beta Usage Numbers Released

Linspire, Inc., developer of the commercial Linspire and Freespire community desktop Linux operating ystems, today released its initial usage numbers from the December launch of beta (, a standardized Web 2.0-based Linux software delivery service for desktop Linux users worldwide. is designed to normalize the process of finding, installing, and updating Linux software for both Debian and RPM-based Linux distributions. The new and free beta CNR Service is currently available for Freespire 2.0,Linspire 6.0, Ubuntu 7.04 & 7.10 and will expand to provide support for all popular Linux distributions including (alphabetically) Debian, Fedora,OpenSUSE, and others.