Thursday, September 01, 2005
Free Linspire Linux
For those users who want to get into using Linux but are afraid to take the plunge, Linspire is a very user friendly Linux Distro to try. Linspire is a full-featured operating system like Microsoft Windows XP or Apple Mac OSX. It combines the power, stability and cost-savings of Linux with a familiar, easy-to-use desktop environment. You can get it free by following the steps below until September 6th.
Step 1: Redeem the Coupon
1.) First go to the Linspire products page here.
2.) Click on "Order" button for Linspire Five-0
3.) Click the "Buy Digital" button
4.) Click the "Apply Coupon" button in the shopping cart
5.) Enter "freespire" (without the quotes) and click the "Update" and "Continue" buttons
6.) Check out of the shopping cart
7.) Create a My.Linspire account
Step 2: Download the Software
1.) Click on the My Products>CD Downloads menu on the left side of the screen
2.) Select the ISO you want to download from our servers or via BitTorrent (Linspire Five-0)
3.) Download it to your hard disk, then burn an installation CD using any modern CD-burning software (e.g. Nero, K3B)
4.) Once you've got the install CD, you'll be able to run Linspire from that CD without installing to a hard drive (we call this running in "Live CD" mode), or you can install to a partition.
5.) If you need further assistance, please see http://linspire.com/installhelp