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Mint's Relationship with Ubuntu

Postby Mazate on Sat Sep 14, 2013 4:25 pm

Does anyone ever see a time when Ubuntu will no longer allow other distros copy its code and make new distros out of it? i.e. Mint
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Re: Mint's Relationship with Ubuntu

Postby catweazel on Sat Sep 14, 2013 5:24 pm

No. Such a thing would violate the Debian licence conditions.
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Re: Mint's Relationship with Ubuntu

Postby TNFrank on Sat Sep 14, 2013 6:33 pm

^Ditto, Ubuntu is it's self a variation of Debian so they'd be hypocrites by trying to stop someone else from using their Distro as a basis for another one.
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Re: Mint's Relationship with Ubuntu

Postby mmix on Thu Sep 19, 2013 10:19 pm

simple solution is just use LMDE.
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Re: Mint's Relationship with Ubuntu

Postby Acid_1 on Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:03 pm

Then they would have a lot of new programs to develop. If they use a program that has a F/OSS license, they usually have to release the source for it too.

And if they made Unity proprietary? Not like Mint ships with it, or that it's any good.
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