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Questions that ask about how to fulfil the obligations placed upon a user by a given free software licence, and how to comply with them.

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Do I need to publish source code when building on Linux image?

I have an application that is built on a Linux image with some libraries that contain licenses like GPL-2.0, GPL-3.0, LGPL-2.1, and MPL-2.0 which I understand to be copyleft. I'm new to OSS licenses ...
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Can the non-distributing end user of a software violate the MIT or GPL license?

Company A wants to buy software from company B for in-house use - that is, it will only be installed on machines of company A. Said commercial software package contains code and utilities licensed ...
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What is a Modification in MPL 2.0

In the case of a Software Project under Mozilla Public License (MPL) version 2.0. Given that I want to extend the Covered Software through a bigger Project. The following is an example where File A is ...
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What is a Modification in GPL 2.0

Given that I want to extend the Covered Software through a bigger Project. The following is an example where File A is part of the Covered Software and any subsequent files are not part of the ...
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Remedy for non-compliance with a license

Tools like blackbox and fossa advertise being able to find non-compliance but I couldn't find detailed advice on what to do if a non-compliance is found. Suppose a company discovers that it has used ...
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Can I use MPL 2.0 and BSL licensed software for a proprietary repo?

I am building a web application in which I intend to keep the source code private and proprietary. The web application would be used by end users for personal profit. I plan on using Turborepo (https:/...
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Supply license information in a compound commercial product

Disclaimer: I'm not entirely sure if this is the correct stack-exchange for this matter. We're a small to medium company in the EU (about 70 employees). We develop and sell equipment and accompanying ...
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What extent does a license cover database schema

In the context of a server side web application which connects to a database, for example a blog that connects to a MySQL database. The database may have tables such as users, posts, comments, etc. ...
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Am I required to list the MIT library I'm using in my telegram bot application description? [duplicate]

What responsibilities do I have to fulfill when using an MIT-licensed library in proprietary software? How do I specify a license if my project is not distributed anywhere on sites, etc, and is a ...
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