CNR is a FREE and easy way to access over 37,264 desktop Linux products, packages and libraries, all with a single mouse click. Finding, installing and managing software on your desktop Linux computer has never been that easy.
CNR makes the finding of the right piece of software easy to do, with user reviews, screenshots, descriptions, charts, and so on. When you the software you want, with only one click, it will be installed on your computer and icons will be added to your desktop and to the Start Menu. Also, CNR notifies you when updates are available for the installed applications via the CNR.com website, which you can easily install with one click.
CNR also offers dozens of commercial Linux software titles for sale, such as popular games, Sun’s StarOffice, Win4Lin, CodeWeaver’s Crossover Office, Parallels Workstation, TransGaming’s Cedega, and many other commercial Linux products.This is really a revolutionary moment for all computer users all around the world. I sure hope that it will bring many new users into the Linux world.If you have Ubuntu 7.04 or Ubuntu 7.10 go right now at the CNR’s website, install the CNR client and grab your favorite applications with a single mouse click!
Getting started with CNR
Open Terminal and type
gksudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
and add these line at the bottom of the Notepad
deb http://apt2.freespire.org/CNRUbuntuExtra gutsy-extra main restricted deb-src http://apt2.freespire.org/CNRUbuntuExtra gutsy-extra main restricted
Note: We recommend to uncheck the Cdrom with Ubuntu 7.10 ‘Gutsy Gibbon’ entry in the “Ubuntu Software” tab.
Now type the following ; -
sudo apt-get update
If you get an error about a public key for the CNR repositories, ignore it and install the CNR client, from the command prompt with:
sudo apt-get install cnr-client
Once installed, you can activate the CNR client from System Tools -> CNR and let the client synchronize with the CNR.com website.
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