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Linspire nears million-user mark

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Linspire claims to have significantly increased its user base since the launch of version five of its Linux desktop product.

Kevin Carmony, the chief executive of Linspire, told ZDNet UK on Tuesday that there has been considerable demand for Linspire 5, also known as Five-0.

"Prior to Five-0 we had a lot of interest, but not that many users," said Carmony. "We're now approaching a million users. That's a significant number for Linspire and I'm pretty confident that it's the largest user base for any Linux desktop distro."

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