The engineers have been released Linspire Five-0 V2 now.
About the Linspire
Linspire will lead you just about anywhere in the digital world. And you'll be safe from the high costs and viruses that plague Microsoft Windows-based computers.
Linspire is packed with features: a full Internet suite; a complete office suite; digital photo and music managers; advanced notebook and wireless capabilities; and much more.
Best of all, Linspire will save you hundreds of dollars with the most advanced digital software delivery service in the world.
Some Improved Feature
1. Advanced & Secure Internet Suite
Email, Internet, instant messaging, and more! The Linspire Internet Suite includes one of the most advanced, secure and easy-to-use Internet
browsers available for desktop and laptop computers.
Features include tabbed web browsing, Hot Words, in-line spell checking, and pop-up ad blocking. And Linspire is compatible with
QuickTime, Windows media, Flash, and Java and more.
2. Complete Office Suite
Linspire comes with a complete office suite for word processing, spreadsheets, drawings and slide presentations. And all the programs are
file-compatible with their Microsoft Office counterparts (.doc, .xls and .ppt), so you can easily read and share documents with people using
3. Instant Messaging
Multi-platform Instant Messenger lets you communicate simultaneously on multiple IM accounts - AOL Instant Messenger, MSN, Yahoo!,
Messenger, ICQ, and more.
4. Digital Music
Download and manage your favorite tunes with Lsongs, an all-in-one music manager built into Linspire. Burn and rip your favorite music.
Organize it, play it, and sync it to portable music players. You can also purchase music free of any digital rights management (DRM) directly
from MP3Tunes for just 88 cents a song or $8.88 for a full album!
5. Digital Photos
Lphoto is a pre-installed photo managment program that allows you to download, organize, edit, and share your entire photo collection. asily connect your digital camera to your computer and import all of your pictures with a single mouse-click. You can even create animated slide
shows and burn albums to CD or video CD (VCD)!
6. Advanced Wireless Capability
Linspire supports the latest WiFi networking technology (802.11 B/G). Customizable network profiles and a WiFi access point locator let our effortlessly shift between office, home, and other networks.
7. Plug and Play Ready
Connect digital cameras, scanners, MP3 players and more. Linspire instantly recognizes USB and Firewire devices.
8. Web Publishing Tools
Linspire includes Nvu, a powerful, easy-to-use web design program that is the open-source equivalent to Microsoft FrontPage and
Macromedia Dreamweaver. Nvu makes creating, managing, and updating web sites a snap. Now, anyone can create web pages, even those
with no technical expertise or knowledge of HTML.
9. Multimedia Tutorials
Linspire now has an expanded multimedia tutorial player that will get even the most novice computer user performing a wide range of computing tasks. The "How-To" tutorials cover everything from simple desktop navigation, to setting up a wireless Internet connection.
Some More Information
If you have a perfectly working Linspire Five-0 system and you are happy with it there is no need to immediately upgrade to this version. There are no major new features and it looks the same as the current version. This is mainly a *hardware release* to try to fix problems with certain types of hardware.
If you have been experiencing problems trying to get Linspire Five-0 to install on your hardware then we encourage you to check out this updated version. If all your hardware works perfectly we encourage you to test the Live CD first before installing! When you first boot up you will have the option to load the Live CD or Install. I would encourage you to make sure it works with the Live CD first. If you experience problems with it then please do not do the full install.
During the ISO Installation you can choose "Update" and it will attempt to keep your data and settings and update to the newer version. We strongly encourage you to back up your date before attempting an installation of any type!
Important Note : If yuu have win4lin working with linspire five-0 it will *not* work with this new version!
We are waiting on a patch from Win4Lin, Inc. and if you must have Win4Lin then you should stick with your current version of Linspire Five-0!
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