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Is permission required for creating a derivative?

I wanted to create an Ubuntu derivative and distribute it. I have read this post. It says no permission is required for creating a derivative and using it. But if it is given to organizations under ...
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Camparison of Official Derivatives [duplicate]

I want to get comparison of Ubuntu official derivatives like: Ubuntu (Default-Unity) Ubuntu GNOME Xubuntu Kubuntu My question is purposed to Real (fact) comparison, not to get opinions.
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Where do I start to create my own Ubuntu derivative? [duplicate]

I would like to create my own Ubuntu derivative with my desktop environment of choice and my preferred set of prepackaged programs. What base should I start with and what modifications should I start ...
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What does Ubuntu Core consist of?

Exactly what does Ubuntu Core consist of? I know of a similar project called Ubuntu Mini Remix, which, while not an official Ubuntu project, is known to contain: ubuntu-minimal metapackage ...
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What is difference between install desktop-environment and run directly distro?

My question is what is difference between installing perticular desktop environment on Ubuntu And Using directly that (Default -environmented) distro/flavour of Ubuntu? Example: Two options: ...
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Is it possible to know which recognized flavor I am running using terminal?

I have a set of functions in bash script which I want to run only on particular flavors of Ubuntu. For example, I want to run the following if I am running Unity: gsettings set ...
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Which recognized flavors of Ubuntu have been granted the LTS status for 14.04?

The recognized flavors of Ubuntu as of 14.04 release are: Edubuntu - Ubuntu for Education Ubuntu GNOME - Ubuntu with a pure GNOME desktop Kubuntu - Ubuntu with the KDE desktop environment ...
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What are “opt-in flavors” during development cycle?

Right now, 14.04 is in active development, the detailed Release Schedule of which is hosted here. One can see that the schedule says Alpha 1, Alpha 2 and Beta 1 are for opt-in flavors only. Can ...
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zentyal on ubuntu 13.10

I tried installing Zentyal on my ubuntu 13.10-serve using the ppa-method (as I don't want to reinstall the OS). At first, I added deb http://archive.zentyal.org/zentyal 3.3 main extra to my ...
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Is Linux Secure Remix an official Ubuntu derivative? [closed]

I found this page about Linux Secure Remix in help.ubuntu.com. It suggests that this is a more advanced version of Ubuntu for dual boot running Ubuntu alongside windows. My question is whether its ...
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Does Landscape support Ubuntu derivatives?

Can we add an Ubuntu derivative to list of computers to manage in Ubuntu Landscape or just Ubuntu? At least the official ones (Lubuntu, Xubuntu, etc.).
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Change KDE Logos in all icons for custom distro

we are making a Ubuntu-derivative Distro. We have chosen KDE for the DE, want to know how to customize all the logos and icons of KDE to match our Distro Logos.
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Which ubuntu derivatives plan to support xorg in the future?

As far as I know ubuntu plans to replace xorg with mir in the future. WM's who need xorg will run on an intermediate layer called xmir instead. In which version will ubuntu remove xorg from the ...
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Will Kubuntu no longer being a funded derivative affect it's official derivative status?

It's a really simple question. I was just wondering since it has far reaching implications for the site, and it is a substantial change to the ecosystem.
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What are the official Ubuntu Derivatives?

What are the official Ubuntu derivatives? How many are there?
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What are the security support statuses of derivatives?

I have only a quick question. Does Kubuntu, Xubuntu and others has the same level of security like the plain Ubuntu? I mean security for the desktop environment, because I know that for others it has, ...
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Is Backtrack is derivative of Ubuntu? [closed]

I have read somewhere taht Backtrack is a Ubuntu Linux. I am confused. I know quite well that Backtrack is a Linux, but apparently Backtrack is also an Ubuntu. Please, clarify me this.
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Is Zentyal an official Ubuntu derivative?

I notice here that Canonical has partnered with Zentyal - does that make them an official derivative?
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Is there a Ubuntu network hacking derivative? [closed]

Is there a Ubuntu derivative who have facilities like network hacking that developed by community / unofficial ubuntu derivatives?
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Is there a derivative that uses a Rolling Release model?

There were so many discussions about an Ubuntu with RR. They were so many pros and contras. At the end ubuntu wont be changed, the 6 month cycle system wont be changed. Thats fine! But because there ...
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What is Vanilla Ubuntu?

I sometimes see the expression of Vanilla Ubuntu but I cannot find what it means. What kind of version of Ubuntu is Vanilla Ubuntu?
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What is the difference between Ubuntu+XFCE and Xubuntu?

There are many derivatives to Ubuntu, of which Xubuntu is one, using XFCE as a desktop environment. One can install Xubuntu directly from an ISO or install XFCE as an alternative session on Ubuntu. I ...
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Is someone porting ubuntu one and software center for derivatives?

Since 12.04 is just around the corner, and the two main applications IMO right now are the USC and U1. Due to that, is there any plan to port them completely into Kubuntu, Xubuntu and Lubuntu (also ...
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How do I make noatime mounts default?

I'm making an Ubuntu derivative, and I want to make noatime the default mount option for all filesystems (instead of relatime which is default in Ubuntu). There seems to be a boolean default_relatime ...
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What happened to Gobuntu?

Some time ago there was available an official Ubuntu derivative named Gobuntu that was using free software only. I think I have not noticed when it was abandoned... Why is it no longer continued?
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Lubuntu as an official derivative of Ubuntu

The four main desktop environments are GNOME, KDE, XFCE and LXDE. While Kubuntu and Xubuntu are considered official derivatives of Ubuntu, Lubuntu is not. Why is that so? Update: Lubuntu has gained ...
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Will there be a derivative with upstream GNOME 3.0?

I want to ask if we're gonna see a version of Ubuntu such as Kubuntu for example but with GNOME shell and not with Unity ? A version called something like Gubuntu. Thanks in advance for your answers ...
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What is the difference between Ubuntu and its derivatives?

What different Ubuntu derivatives are there? And what is special with them?