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Old 05-20-2003, 01:31 AM   #1
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how open is opensource?


is everything around the kernel ,such as redhats anaconda or mandrakes drakx, open source too? or just the kernel?
 
Old 05-20-2003, 02:27 AM   #2
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All of that programs you have listed are open source. Userland, aka everything outside the kernel, is or is not opensource depending on the progam installed/distribution used. Most, not all, distributions though ship completely open source by default, save Suse/YasT... oh, and those caldera people.
 
Old 05-20-2003, 03:31 AM   #3
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Yes all of that program you listed is opensource. Alot of distros are opensource although a few distros are not but you can get them for a low price...
 
Old 05-20-2003, 07:50 AM   #4
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ok so lets say i was making a distro myself based on LFS and a modified anaconda...would it be legal/possible?
 
Old 05-20-2003, 08:27 AM   #5
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Quote:
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ok so lets say i was making a distro myself based on LFS and a modified anaconda...would it be legal/possible?
Yes
 
Old 05-20-2003, 09:38 AM   #6
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w00t
 
Old 05-20-2003, 11:23 AM   #7
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