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Comment Re:Speak for yourself (Score 1) 583

Actually, El Paso, TX has been rated the safest or one of the safest large cities in the United States for several years. (http://www.kvia.com/news/25870470/detail.html) I don't know what conclusion you want to draw against that, but Ciudad Juarez, right across the border which is supposed to be so permeable to drug violence, is once of the most dangerous cities in the world, with 3000+ murders last year. Kind of blows a hole in the theory.

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Submission + - Linspire, Canonical, Freespire, Ubuntu Join Forces

An anonymous reader writes: Canonical Ltd., the sponsor of Ubuntu, and Linspire Inc. the developer of Linspire and Freespire, have announced a technology partnership to integrate with each other's Linux distributions. Linspire/Freespire will be based on Ubuntu, rather than Debian, and Ubuntu will integrate with Linspire's CNR package installer/updater. For Linspire, that will mean moving from Debian to Ubuntu as the base for its Linspire and Freespire desktop operating systems. For Ubuntu, starting with the 7.04 release in April, this means that Ubuntu users will gain access to the newly opened Linspire CNR (Click and Run) software delivery system, which will give them one-click access to commercial programs and proprietary multimedia CODECs and drivers.

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