Re: Clarification about lisensing
On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 10:50 AM, madhan b wrote:
> Okay i understand that you might not have time to explain me, because you
> working for your product.
All of the questions you asked are answered on the web page that
Holger Wansing linked to.
In case you are unable to access that page, I have summarised the answers below:
> I need to understand about the licensing of GNU/Debian Linux OS.
> Is the OS free? i mean free of cost.
The Debian OS is both libre and gratis. Free as in speech and free of cost.
> Is the OS open-source? i mean users are allowed to modifying the source code
> of the OS.
Debian is Free Software (and open source), users are allowed to modify
the source code.
> Is the OS free for non commercial Users ?
The OS is free for all users, commercial or otherwise.
> Can commercial user modify the source code ?
All users can modify the source code, commercial or otherwise.
If you would like to join Debian and help us produce the Debian OS,
please read this page: