> > No, as of oh, about a year to a year and a half ago
> > SuSE revoked it's free offering of it's retail
> > distro.
>> > Sometime about the start of the great slump, SuSE
> > pulled free release of it's main x86 product.
>>> Fine - nobody can oblige SuSE to do anything other
> than put up the ftp version, but surely they
> can't prevent a CD owner from burning a copy and
> giving it to me?
>> What is the GPL all about then?
Not everything on the SuSE CDs is GPL-ed. IIRC, YAST
has a more "proprietary" license. There may be other
third-party commercial products on there as well, which
cannot be freely copied under the GPL.
Maintained by the ILUG website team. The aim of Linux.ie is to
support and help commercial and private users of Linux in Ireland. You can
display ILUG news in your own webpages, read backend
information to find out how. Networking services kindly provided by HEAnet, server kindly donated by
Dell. Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds,
used with permission. No penguins were harmed in the production or maintenance
of this highly praised website. Looking for the
Indian Linux Users' Group? Try here. If you've read all this and aren't a lawyer: you should be!