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04.23.2004 - Lindows Introduces Lsongs, All-in-One Digital Music Manager for Desktop Linux

View Linspire related news. San Diego, California -- April 23, 2004 -- Lindows, Inc. today unveiled Lsongs, an all-in-one music management and playback software program that gives Linspire users complete control over the digital music experience. Lsongs combines the functionality of several Linux applications into one easy-to-use program for everything from importing songs to burning custom albums. The software will be included in select future versions of Linspire and is also available immediately from
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04.21.2004 - Lindows Partners with Questar to Offer Linspire from More than 250 Locations in Italy

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO and MILAN -- April 21, 2004 -- Lindows, Inc. today announced that the company has signed a joint agreement with Questar to provide Italian citizens with Linspire. Questar is a leading software provider and exclusive distributor of Linspire in Italy. An Italian version of Linspire will be available to Questar’s customers within 60 days.
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04.20.2004 - Lindows, Inc. Files Registration Statement For Inital Public Offering

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO, CA -- April 20, 2004 -- Lindows, Inc. announced today that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the initial public offering of its common stock. All of the shares are to be sold by the Company. WR Hambrecht + Co is acting as the lead manager of the offering, which will be made through WR Hambrecht + Co’s OpenIPO® auction process. Roth Capital Partners is acting as co-manager. The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus.
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04.14.2004 - Lindows, Inc. Announces New Product Name: Linspire

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO, CA -- April 14, 2004 -- Lindows, Inc. today announced that the company's desktop Linux operating system LindowsOS has been renamed to Linspire. The website has been replaced by, which will now be the primary site for consumers who are looking for information, who want to purchase any Lindows, Inc. products, or are looking for support for previously purchased software.
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04.08.2004 - Sub-$800 Spanish-Language Laptops Now Available in 58 Locations

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO -- April 8, 2004 -- A Spanish version of LindowsOS customized for laptops is now available pre-loaded onto two laptop models through PC Club at All 58 locations of the computer retailer are now carrying the sub-$800 ( and sub-$1000 laptops. LindowsEspanol para Laptops includes all the features of LindowsEspanol and adds power management capabilities, WiFi compatibility, and more.
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03.23.2004 - Enterprise Assessment Kit Available Now to Speed Desktop Linux Evaluations

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO -- March 24, 2004 -- Lindows Inc. today unveiled the Desktop Linux Enterprise Assessment Kit, available now for $149 at An all-in-one tool designed to make evaluating an enterprise migration strategy easier than ever, the assessment kit offers enterprises an easy way to determine the right fit for desktop Linux within their organization. Anyone looking to learn more about how desktop Linux would be of benefit can now explore the interface of multiple versions of LindowsOS, watch multimedia tutorials, experiment with software applications, and test filetype and hardware compatibility, all from one DVD disc.
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03.22.2004 - Court Date Set for Microsoft v. Action

View Linspire related news. Judge Grants Expedited Hearing for Anti-Suit Motion to Block Microsoft Lawsuits Against Competitor SAN DIEGO and SEATTLE -- March 22, 2004 -- The Honorable Judge Coughenour has granted Inc. an expedited hearing in the matter of the Motion for Anti-suit Injunction and Declaration of Non-enforceability of Foreign Interim Order filed against the Microsoft Corporation. The hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, March 24, in Seattle, Washington and is open to all who wish to attend.
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03.15.2004 -, Inc. Asks Judge To Halt Microsoft's Worldwide Legal Assault

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO and SEATTLE -- March 15, 2004 --, Inc. has submitted a motion to the United States District Court in the Western District of Washington asking the court to halt a flood of global trademark lawsuits Microsoft has filed against competitor Lindows. Dating back to 2001, Microsoft has filed multiple requests to shutdown in the U.S. Those requests have been repeatedly denied. Recently, Microsoft has begun filing separate lawsuits with identical claims in foreign courts to attempt to overrule those U.S. findings and block access to a U.S.-based company and website.
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03.12.2004 - Microsoft Asks Court to Level 100,000 Euro-Per-Day Fine Against Competitor Lindows, Inc.

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO -- March 12, 2004 -- Lindows, Inc. has received copies of papers filed against the company in the Netherlands by Microsoft Corporation asking the court to fine Lindows 100,000 euros per day for permitting its website to be reachable by visitors from the Benelux countries (Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg).
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03.08.2004 - Industry Leaders Rally to Support Linux on the Desktop with Novell and Other Major Tech Companies Tripling Number of Sponsors

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO, March 9, 2004 -- Desktop Linux Summit today announced that Novell and other major tech companies have tripled the number of sponsors for the event. Jef Raskin, creator of the Apple Macintosh computer, has also been confirmed as a speaker at the only event to focus exclusively on Linux on the desktop. The highly anticipated Summit, to take place on April 22 and 23 in San Diego, California, is now open for sponsors, exhibitors, and attendees to register at A full listing of sponsors is available at
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03.04.2004 - Lindows Adds P2P Servers To Corporate Infrastructure To Deliver Latest Products

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO - March 4, 2004 -- Lindows Inc. today announced the deployment of P2P servers to distribute commercial software to purchasers with greater speed and at lower prices. Available immediately, visitors to the Lindows website can purchase LindowsOS at a 50% savings when selecting P2P as the primary method of delivery. Those purchasing LindowsOS through this P2P program can begin immediately downloading their software by bypassing the download queue, and can achieve download rates superior to traditional ftp-based downloads.
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02.24.2004 - Innovative Motherboard Manufacturer Albatron Bundles LindowsOS to Deliver Cost-Savings in Unprecedented Move

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO -- February 24, 2004 -- Major hardware manufacturer Albatron (Taiwan OTC: 5386.TWO) is now shipping select micro-ATX motherboards bundled with LindowsOS 4.5 in an unprecedented move to deliver an easy way for consumers to realize the cost-savings that desktop Linux offers. The new method of putting desktop Linux into consumers' hands by including an operating system at the motherboard level allows builders and resellers to save costs in software licenses and labor, while enabling consumers to easily realize the cost-savings of desktop Linux. Resellers who will be offering the motherboards by early March can be found by country.
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02.19.2004 - Microsoft Takes War on Desktop Linux to Canada Despite Ruling in United States

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO -- February 20, 2004 --, Inc. ( today announced that the Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) has begun legal proceedings in Canada against, Inc. to prohibit the company from using the marks "Lindows", "", and "LindowsOS”.
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02.19.2004 - Linux Support Now Available for Intel® Centrino(TM) Mobile Technology

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO -- February 19, 2004 --, Inc. ( today announced the first Linux support for Intel® CentrinoTM mobile technology. LindowsOS Laptop Edition has now been expanded to include support for laptops with CentrinoTM technology, resulting in lower prices being available to consumers. This is the most common request from OEMs looking for a cost-effective solution to offer their customers, and to satisfy that demand, laptops with CentrinoTM mobile technology, pre-loaded with LindowsOS Laptop Edition, will hit the market in 30-45 days.
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02.16.2004 - Lin---s (Lindash) Program Ensures Choice in Countries Where Microsoft is Attempting to Block Desktop Linux

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO February 17, 2004 --The "Lin---s" (Lindash) program was launched today to make the leading desktop Linux available in those countries where the Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) Corporation has blocked availability. Lin---s makes the affordable and robust operating system available to Dutch citizens through the website at and from participating resellers..
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02.10.2004 - Gains Double Victory in Microsoft Trademark Case

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO, February 10, 2004 -- The United States District Court in Seattle has ruled in favor Inc. concerning key legal issues in the company's dispute with Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) over the "windows" trademark. The Court flatly rejected Microsoft's arguments today that the jury should consider the meaning of the term "windows" in its current day usage, ruling rather that the jury should focus on the timeframe prior to the release of Microsoft's Windows products, which is 1983 -1985. The Court also ruled that once a word is declared generic it would continue to be generic, informing Microsoft that no amount of marketing around a generic word changes the generic state of the word.
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02.03.2004 - Red Hat, Seagate, Sun Microsystems, and Sponsor Desktop Linux Summit 2004

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO, February 3, 2004 -- Top industry leaders have signed on as sponsors of Desktop Linux Summit 2004 (, the second annual event that focuses exclusively on Linux on the desktop. Red Hat (Nasdaq: RHAT), Seagate (NYSE: STX), Sun Microsystems (Nasdaq: SUNW), and ( have confirmed their support for the event. Sponsors, exhibitors, and attendees are encouraged to sign up ( to reserve their spot at desktop Linux's premier event, to be held in April in San Diego, California.
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01.30.2004 - Dutch Citizens Denied the Choice of Desktop Linux

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO and AMSTERDAM January 30, 2004 -- A judge in the Netherlands today granted Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) a preliminary injunction against desktop Linux vendor Inc., a decision plans to appeal. The ruling will deny the Netherlands the cost-savings that desktop Linux currently offers to approximately 18 million people worldwide, leaving vulnerable and expensive Microsoft software as the only option for computer consumers in the Netherlands.
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01.23.2004 - Former AMD Executive Makes the Move to

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO -- Lee Little, a well-known figure in the computer industry and an experienced channel sales veteran, today joined as the Senior Director of Sales for the System Builder Channel. Credited with establishing AMD as a global force in an Intel-dominated system builder channel, Little has a successful career history of successfully introducing new technologies into established markets.
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01.17.2004 - LindowsOS PCs For Sale In 864 Elektra Stores

View Linspire related news. Mexico. D.F. and San Diego -- January 15, 2003 -- Grupo Elektra (NYSE:EKT;BMV:ELEKTRA), Mexico's leading specialty retailer, has become the first retailer in Mexico's history to sell desktop Linux on retail shelves. Elektra has 864 stores throughout Latin America. To date, more than 25,000 units have been shipped to Elektra stores during the pre-launch period. Residents of Mexico can find their closest store location by visiting
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