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i give you a license to use whatever I created as long as you obey the following terms:
-don't share
-Don't show in public
-Pay a set price


I give you a license to use my intellectual property in whatever way you want as long as you let others do the same with the product you have created with my stuff


General method for making a program free, and requiring all modified and extended versions of the program to be free as well

Free Software

Software that respects users' freedom and community

Free Software

Uses have the freedom to run, copy, distribute, study, change and improve the software

4 Essential Freedoms of Free software

The freedom to run the program, for any purpose (Freedom 0)

4 Essential Freedoms of Free software

The freedom to study how the program works, and change it so it does your computing as you wish (Freedom 1)

4 Essential Freedoms of Free software

The freedom to redistribute copies so you can help your neighbor (Freedom 2)

4 Essential Freedoms of Free software

The freedom to distribute copies of your modified version to others (Freedom 3)


GNU's Not Unix


Operating system that is a completely free software and upwardly compatible with Unix


OS that Meets the four essential freedoms of Free Software

Richard Stallman

Made the initial announcement of the GNU Project in September 1983


This type of software is distributed in machine readable format, hard to reverse code and understand

New Style

Copyleft programs release both the binary and the human understandable program in this type of software

General Public License (GPL)

It is the type of license used to "copyleft"


Slang term, informal, does not refer to any law other than the copyright law

Free Software

Software that is copyleft and open source

Creative Commons (CC)

A GPL like licensing scheme that allows you to more finely define what other people can do with your content - WIkipedia uses this


Operating system started by Linus Thorvalds, created online by thousands of collaborations who changed one little bit of code at a time


Operating system that both Yahoo and Google use


Server Application, gives you access to web files


40-50% of the serer marker - 70% of most visited 1000000 servers

Five Pillars (Wikipedia)

is an encyclopedia for the benefit of its readers

Five Pillars (Wikipedia)

is free content that anyone may edit

Five Pillars (Wikipedia)

works by building consensus

Five Pillars (Wikipedia)

has a code of conduct

Five Pillars (Wikipedia)

does not have firm rules

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