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Old 09-28-2006, 09:12 PM   #1
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License?


Okay, Xubuntu is released under the GPL, correct?

Secondly, where can I get a copy of the license for Xubuntu to post on my website?
 
Old 09-28-2006, 09:29 PM   #2
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Okay, Xubuntu is released under the GPL, correct?
No. Just like most distros, Ubuntu uses GPL compatible licenses (LGPL, BSD License,...).
For just GPL, see:
http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html

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Old 09-28-2006, 10:03 PM   #3
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So which one is Xubuntu released under. the same as Ubuntu, which is which license?
 
Old 09-28-2006, 10:16 PM   #4
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So which one is Xubuntu released under. the same as Ubuntu, which is which license?
Mostly GPL.
Some of its software isn't, but it's still GPL compatible(unless you use all extra repos). Just mention this on your site and you'll be fine.
 
Old 09-28-2006, 10:18 PM   #5
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So just post the GPL and note that some software is not released under the GPL?
 
Old 09-28-2006, 10:34 PM   #6
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So just post the GPL and note that some software is not released under the GPL?
Yes.
I'm no lawyer, but that's what most distros do.
 
Old 09-29-2006, 04:48 AM   #7
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I wonder, why you want to post it on your website.
 
  


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