Netbook Operating System

Remco remco47 at
Thu May 28 11:09:53 UTC 2009

On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 10:36 AM, Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi at> wrote:
> On Thursday 28 May 2009 4:17:47 am Siegfried Gevatter wrote:
>> > Can we have our logo to be displayed in your OS startup, and customize of
>> > our support interaction applications/tools?
>> Yes, but if you modify some existing application included in Ubuntu
>> you'll have to adhere to its licence (which may -or may not, depending
>> on which application it is- require you to publish the source code for
>> your modifications under the same license).
> It could not then be called Ubuntu, however.  The Ubuntu name can only be used
> on remixes (different package mix, still all official Ubuntu packages, maybe some
> new artwork packages), not for derivatives (code modifications or non-Ubuntu
> packages) according to

Unless you get permission from Canonical. I believe Dell does some
stuff with encrypted DVD support, and they may consider upgrading some
packages of their 8.04 system.

The best thing to do, is to contact Canonical about all these issues.


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