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Where can I find the source code of Ubuntu?

How do I obtain the source code for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS i386 32-bit?

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marked as duplicate by Jorge Castro, Uri Herrera, Caesium, Rinzwind, izx Aug 6 '12 at 15:25

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There are multiple ways to get the source code for Ubuntu.

You can browse to the online archive

You can download it through apt apt-get source 'packagename'

If you want the kernel, I'd start at

The problem with wanting the 'source for Ubuntu' is that the distribution is basically made up of a bunch of different packages. I'd probably narrow down to what packages you want to look at and go from there.

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