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Debian packaging a GPL software with CC0 and public domain sounds

I want to submit to Debian a software licensed under GPL3. However, the software bundles various sound tracks released under different licenses (mostly CC0, CC BY, Public Domain). Does Debian policy ...
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If I install a proprietary hardware driver onto my Debian system, do I then lose the ability to run it for any purpose?

Does installing proprietary hardware drivers onto a Debian system disable my ability to run/use it for any purpose? Or, as an example, can Debian be used to prepare paid Linux courses if proprietary ...
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How to initiate a more simple deb package management workflow in the opensource community? [closed]

Most debian-based Linux distributions are using a quite complex package development workflow. In my experience, it is at least so complex than all the commonly used technologies today for professional ...
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Debian packaging … is licensed under the GPL version 3 in copyrights file

On Ubuntu I see for many packages copyright file under /usr/share/doc/%PKG_NAME%/. In the file of some of those packages, I see the following at the end of the file (protobuf, which looks like BSD (...