Where can I find the GPLv2 license text in Ubuntu 20.04?
Ubuntu is a Debian-based Linux distribution. Packages install their licensing information into the file
However, the full text of some common licenses is installed into the
/usr/share/common-licenses directory. This includes the various GPL variants. These files are provided by the
This part of Ubuntu/Debian should be extremely stable across versions, but I only checked for Ubuntu 20.04 and Debian Buster.