gpl license

This is an interesting information regarding usage of GPL v3 and proprietary code in embedded devices. Tivoization is the creation of a system that incorporates software under the terms of a copyleft software license, but uses hardware to prevent users from running modified versions of the software on that hardware. Richard Stallman coined the term […]


This question is asked again and again. Why Linux don’t support mp3, allow watching DVDs and selected wifi cards out of the box? Short answer – copyright/IP laws prevent shipping all these software(s) and technologies/plugins with each Linux distribution. However some distribution comes with all these goodies but they are not free (try Linspire, which […]