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What linux bootable cd can you use with a macbook


Justin Ewing
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Linux is for people who couldn't afford Unix back in the day, an educational OS originally. BSD isn't the same as Linux and it's only derived from Unix and isn't Unix itself. Oh, and OSX isn't based on BSD, it just has some BSD glued on the side.

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Probably a dumb question, but if Apple uses open source software in their OS, do they ship it with the source code? I mean, you hear a lot of lawsuits lately about companies getting sued because they didn't ship the Source Code along with the OS or their hardware that runs open source code. Not so much that it wasn't licensed but wasn't made available by the companies that use it.

EX: http://www.informationweek.com/news/showAr...cleID=204806058

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Probably a dumb question, but if Apple uses open source software in their OS, do they ship it with the source code? I mean, you hear a lot of lawsuits lately about companies getting sued because they didn't ship the Source Code along with the OS or their hardware that runs open source code. Not so much that it wasn't licensed but wasn't made available by the companies that use it.

EX: http://www.informationweek.com/news/showAr...cleID=204806058

They don’t have to release anything, if you take code from BSD no matter how much or how little you don’t have to resubmit it or releases it to the general public. It has a lot fewer restrictions compared to say the GNU general public license. Apple do have a few open projects CUPS being one.

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