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Old 03-16-2011, 08:19 AM   #1
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Installing VLC, repository not free??


I've downloaded the rpm packet for fedora 14, in order to install VLC. I've read it has free and non-free repository. What is exactly "non free"?

I found the answer in a link in the same page. I quote:
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We have two separate software repositories

*free for Open Source Software (as defined by the Fedora Licensing Guidelines) which the Fedora project cannot ship due to other reasons

*nonfree for redistributable software that is not Open Source Software (as defined by the Fedora Licensing Guidelines); this includes software with publicly available source-code that has "no commercial use"-like restrictions .
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Stella

Last edited by unodior; 03-18-2011 at 05:42 AM. Reason: I made a mistake, I'm sorry
 
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Old 03-16-2011, 08:49 AM   #2
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I reported your thread to be closed.

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Old 03-16-2011, 08:52 AM   #3
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sorry, I know the answer. How can I delete a post?
You could put the original question back, and provide the answer you found.
So other users can benefit.
Then you mark the thread solved using the thread tools.


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Old 03-17-2011, 04:00 AM   #4
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You could put the original question back, and provide the answer you found.

The answer was just continue reading another link . I'm newbie and learning to be patient in linux (also reading the guide you have here to improve)
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Old 03-17-2011, 10:42 AM   #5
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You could put the original question back, and provide the answer you found.
So other users can benefit.
Then you mark the thread solved using the thread tools. ...
unodior,

As repo, politely requested, please restore your original question & include the answer, even if it's only a link.

One of LQ's goals is create an "archive of answers", deleting solved posts & threads would hurt that goal. Our policy is to only delete things that major rule infractions.

Thanks for your co-operation.
 
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Old 03-18-2011, 08:32 AM   #6
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@repo: I didn't mean to be rude. I'm sorry, I understood it was just a suggestion and I thought it was such an easy question to answer that I shouldn't have made it.
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Old 03-18-2011, 08:34 AM   #7
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@repo: I didn't mean to be rude. I'm sorry, I understood it was just a suggestion and I thought it was an easy question I shouldn't have made.
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No problem

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Old 03-18-2011, 12:36 PM   #8
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