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63 votes
9 answers
9k views

Why do some people refer to Linux as GNU/Linux?

34 votes
4 answers
21k views

What does 'upstream' mean?

22 votes
2 answers
716 views

Why was open source as a term created, although free software was already established?

22 votes
3 answers
650 views

Can a software license meet one of the FSF's and OSI's definitions without meeting the other?

20 votes
1 answer
755 views

What are the licensing terms of the text of the GPL?

19 votes
2 answers
745 views

What are the upsides for a company to contribute to an open-source software they use?

17 votes
2 answers
360 views

How can I get my program into a Linux distribution (Debian)?

16 votes
2 answers
401 views

How can I trust Wikipedia, if everyone can change it?

15 votes
3 answers
3k views

What are the philosophical differences between open source and free/libre software (if they exist at all)?

14 votes
3 answers
751 views

What does the 'right to fork' mean?

13 votes
2 answers
2k views

Why are only so few Linux distributions listed by the GNU project?

12 votes
2 answers
353 views

Does a license needs to be approved by the OSI to be an open source license?

12 votes
3 answers
1k views

How did the first Linux distribution(s) develop?

11 votes
6 answers
3k views

Do open source movies exist?

11 votes
3 answers
367 views

Can I create a derivative of an old book?

11 votes
1 answer
292 views

Do open source projects have better or worse female participation than proprietary projects?

9 votes
2 answers
421 views

Are there statistics showing the usage over time of open source implementations of programming languages compilers/interpreters?

9 votes
2 answers
379 views

Can Heartbleed have legal implications?

8 votes
2 answers
2k views

If the copyright-owner claims his works to be open source, do they have to release the source somewhere?

8 votes
4 answers
193 views

Why is open source software often shared via distributions?

8 votes
3 answers
260 views

Can a novel be open source, although it does not have a source?

7 votes
2 answers
724 views

Does open source clothing exist?

6 votes
2 answers
1k views

Do open source cooking recipes exist?

6 votes
3 answers
188 views

Is there an institution that accepts and promotes open hardware licenses?

6 votes
1 answer
111 views

What parts of the Novena are not open source?

5 votes
2 answers
604 views

Is public domain open source? [duplicate]

5 votes
1 answer
59 views

What risks are involved for a publisher, if he decides to release teaching materials as open source?

5 votes
1 answer
71 views

Do numbers/studies exist that show, how much music is popularized by releasing it as Open Source?

3 votes
1 answer
65 views

What is the rationale behind open sourcing teaching material to help improve education? [closed]

3 votes
4 answers
194 views

How can it be that using open source software involves costs?