Updated: 11/12/2023 by Computer Hope
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Founded by Michael Robertson in August 2001, Linspire was formerly known as Lindows OS and is a company who develops and operating system based on Linux and Ubuntu. In July 2008, Linspire was acquired by Xandros, Inc.

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Xandros was founded in 2001, and is a provider of Linux-based server, desktop, and cross-platform systems management tools.

In 2013, the company ceased operation.

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Linspire and Xandros is no longer in business and has no e-mail or phone support options. Computer Hope may still be able to assist you with any technical support related questions, but cannot help with any part replacements, warranty, or other company specific related questions.

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Company news

2013 - Linspire ceased operation.

July 2, 2008 - Linspire was acquired by the Xandros, Inc. company.

April 14, 2004 - Lindows changed its name to Linspire.

December 2001 - Microsoft filed a trademark suit against Lindows.com.