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Set your licenses in debian/copyright (in your build source). This should be automatically transposed into /usr/share/doc/PACKAGE/copyright during the packaging process.


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According to Ubuntu ‘Intellectual property rights policy’, you can not do that: Any redistribution of modified versions of Ubuntu must be approved, certified or provided by Canonical if you are going to associate it with the Trademarks. Otherwise you must remove and replace the Trademarks and will need to recompile the source code to create your own ...


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I'm not a lawyer and this shouldn't be conceived as legal advice but there are two issues: copyright and trademark. First the GPL. This is the most restrictive set of licenses used in Ubuntu. Your redistribution is likely going to be classified as an aggregate distribution (you're just distributing a closed source application alongside open source ...


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You can copy and sell Ubuntu disks. This is from the Ubuntu Licensing page: While Ubuntu will not charge licence fees for this distribution, you might want to charge to print Ubuntu CDs, or create your own customised versions of Ubuntu which you sell, and should have the freedom to do so. You may copy Ubuntu, but if they include their own ...


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It seems that selling an actual USB or DVD containing Ubuntu would be OK, but only because of charging for the actual USB / DVD and "shipping/handling," I think. If there are other, paid programs on the USB, and Ubuntu is just there "incidentally," that could be something different...



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