[kubuntu-devel] License terms for Kubuntu

Jonathan Riddell jriddell at ubuntu.com
Fri Dec 30 16:18:10 GMT 2005

On Tue, Dec 27, 2005 at 03:49:40PM +0530, Rajeev Joseph Sebastian wrote:
> Is there such a thing as a license for Kubuntu itself ? I.e., is a potential 
> derviative distro based on Kubunutu restricted in its choice of license ?

No, we do not claim any collective rights copyright (a somewhat
dubious practice for operating systems).  You can find the copyright
for each package in /usr/share/doc/packagename.  

Also Kubuntu is a
trademark of Canonical so you can't call your derivative "Kubuntu".


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