As everyone knows June 15, 2019, we are launching Linspire 8.0 MR1 which will be the newest release of Linspire for the market. With that said we are having a presale which means those who purchase it will get the ISO or USB key will have it shipped 1 week before the public release. We are also offering from today until June 9, 2019, at the following special prices.
Installable USB key or MicroSD/SD Card ..... $49.99 USD
Today is another great day for the freespire development team, as we announce the release of Freespire 4.8. It is our FOSS solution, with no binary-only drivers, multimedia codecs and strictly libre applications, nothing proprietary included. Freespire is released bi-annually and showcases the best of the FOSS and KDE communities. Freespire is the best, most usable FOSS only based distribution in the world today. While Freespire 4.8 is an incremental release, it has a ton of new features and enhancements that we normally reserve for a major release Freespire has some great features and functionality that places it at the top of its class.
KDE Plasma 5.12.7
KDE Frameworks version 5.44.0
QT version 5.9.5
Chromium Web Browser
Calligra Office Suite
Discover Software Center
Synaptic Package Manager
Fully community supported by other users and contributors, with an intuitive layout for ease-of-use, Freespire 4.8 is the latest and greatest high-performance desktop distro available, stable as a table and backed by the full scope of Ubuntu / Debian software. Please give it a try!
Today our development team is proud to announce the release of Freespire 4.5, the free-and-open-source subset of our flagship Linspire operating system. Freespire 4.5 is a security and functionality update of the previous 4.0 release and is equivalent to the Linspire 8.0 base. This includes all security updates until Dec 15, 2018.
Freespire 4.5 has the following features and and enhancements:
Today we are pleased to announce the release of Freespire 4.0. Freespire 4.0 is our newest release in the Freespire line. Freespire 4.0 is a free release in both terms of cost and code. Freespire 4.0 is a migration of our current 16.04 LTS codebase to the 18.04 LTS codebase which brings with it many improvements to usability and to hardware support. Freespire 4.0 is also the base for our commercial Linspire release
Some of the more important and visible changes to Freespire 4.0 are:
Updated codebase to Ubuntu 18.04
Stunning visual interface that is familiar to users
Intuitive dark mode for professionals and people who like dark themes
Night Light which adjusts the screen color temperature for night use
Chromium Browser 68
Totem Video Player
Today we are pleased to announce the release of our newest test build of Freespire 4.0 Beta which is our upcoming release of our free version of Linspire 8.0. Freespire 4.0 Beta 1.1 is based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and the beta 1.1 release corrects many issues our users had with Beta 1. Please keep in mind that this beta is a pre-release and NOT RECOMMENDED FOR PRODUCTION USE. This release is still in development meaning more changes will be coming Freespire 4.0 Beta 1.1 includes the following updated software packages:
Chromium Browser 67
Software Center with SNAP and Flatpak support
You can download Beta 1.1 from our download location
Today we have released Freespire 3.0.9 which is an incremental update to Freespire. This includes all security and app updates to July 11, 2018. Users are encouraged to either download the new ISO or run system wide updates to get the new bits.
Some changes aside from security updates that have been made are:
New light and dark mode
Kontact replaces Thunderbird
Full Calligra Office suite
You can download the new ISO from our download servers