ubuntu licence

Jason Crain jason at bluetree.ath.cx
Fri Nov 21 20:37:59 UTC 2008

On Fri, November 21, 2008 8:07 am, Oguz Yarimtepe wrote:
> I was wondering whether there is a restriction at Ubuntu license for
> selling laptops with Ubuntu installed. The commercial company i am
> working is planning to sell some laptops with Ubuntu installed without
> charging for OS but charging the Ubuntu CD itself that will be given
> with the laptop itself.

I suggest you look at the Canonical Partner Program

You may want to read about Ubuntu's trademark policy at

Software in the main and universe repositories should be freely
redistributable.  I believe you can charge for it, but much of the
software is licensed under GPL so you must make the source available upon
request, though most people will be satisfied if you redirect them to

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