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Old 06-13-2012, 07:32 AM   #1
rajini23
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Unhappy Query in software installation


Hi,

I work in organization and i am managing nearly 50 Linux desktops and users are using some software related to there project...

here we have to install only commercial products freebased s/w... i wants to know the s/w installed in machines are freebased and commercial usage or not..

Is there any tools available to find out non-licensed
or licensed software installed in Linux machine...

Please help me on this....
 
Old 06-13-2012, 08:55 AM   #2
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Freebased? I think you're inventing new words. Patent it!

Software has no formal status of being open source or commercial. There is no way to generically know. Plenty of enterprise software that costs tens of thousands of dollars contains no technical licensing mechanism whatsoever.

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